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Sr. Economist

MITRE
McLean - United States
S: Competitive

MITRE is currently seeking a Senior Economist to support the growth of our portfolio of economics work across diverse sponsors. Presently this work includes econometrics, forecasting, cost-benefit analysis, and economic modeling for the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Transportation, and in the critical infrastructure domains. Candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment with a collegial team of applied economists providing an analytic basis for decision-making with an emphasis on aviation and transportation economics. Expect a team environment, self-motivated and highly trained professionals, and professional training opportunities. This is an applied research environment where tasks are rarely routine and often require novel approaches. Best-in-class corporate benefits, state-of-the-art facilities, and a friendly collaborative atmosphere.

Key Functions

Econometric and economic modeling and analysis, cost benefit analysis, handling large datasets and data driven analysis, policy and investment analysis, sponsor engagement and support, economic analysis in support of regulatory policy, pre- and post-implementation analysis, forecasting, and applied research.

Required Skills:

Necessary skills include advanced econometrics (time series, discrete choice, panel, and additional methods), economic analysis, handling large data sets, and policy and investment analysis. Experience with computable general equilibrium modeling is highly desired, not required. Aviation, transportation, and critical infrastructure analysis experience desired, not required. Strong attention and accountability to detail required. Expect team environment and self-motivated, highly trained professionals. This is an applied economics environment where tasks are rarely routine and often require novel approaches and creative thinking. Strong attention to detail and accountability required. Oral and written communication skills are essential. The ability to work across diverse teams, departments, and other organizations with varied backgrounds in a collaborative environment is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with computable general equilibrium modeling is highly desired, not required. Aviation, transportation, and/or critical infrastructure analysis experience desired, not required. Experience working with government sponsors and agencies desired, not required.

MS or equivalent and 3 years of related experience or PhD. Academic (teaching, research) experience counts toward minimum.

Minimum Education/ Experience
BS and 3 years related experience.

Job summary

Employer:

MITRE

Location:

McLean, United States

Education:

Master's Degree

Sector:

Economist

Salary:

Competitive

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

6th July 2017

Apply By:

4th August 2017

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