Job Description

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Operations Research Analyst, Lead

The Opportunity:

As an operations analyst, you’re passionate about exploring the root cause of an issue and then analyzing, reporting, and developing recommendations for a creative solution. We need a seasoned research analyst like you to help us solve complex problems for our clients. On our modeling and simulation team, you’ll lead the evaluation of data assessment strategies such as sampling, statistical analysis, time series forecasting, or flow processing to deliver solutions.

You won’t go at it alone; you’ll guide a team to conduct research, prepare graphs and charts, and analyze and interpret programmatic or cost data such as data sampling, latency models, and what-if analysis. Once documented, you’ll oversee the development of briefings to present results, collaborate with stakeholders, and hold various program meetings to improve program efficiency.

In this role, you’ll share your passion for analytics and statistics to devise modeling and measuring techniques utilizing mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques such as linear programming, and simulation, and other principles and laws of scientific and economic disciplines.

Use your high-level operations research expertise to develop technologies and concepts that advance modeling & simulation for the DoD. 

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 10+ years of experience in conducting analyses of management and operational problems using Operations Research techniques is required
  • 4+ years experience in the application of modeling and simulation to Decision Analysis problems
  • 4+ years experience in the application of modeling and simulation to Cost and Benefit Analysis problems
  • 4+ years experience in PANDAS, R, EXCEL/VBA, ARENA, OCTAVE, Tableau, Gurobi/CPLEX, EXTENDSIM, SAS, NETICA, stats models, Stata, MATLAB, or SPSS
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, or Management Science

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with performing validation and testing of models to ensure adequacy, or determine the need for reformulation
  • Experience with leading technical tasks and teams
  • Experience with Riverbed NetPlanner  
  • Ability to work in Windows and Linux OS environments 
  • Master's degree


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us
Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong
Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being
Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey
At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us. 


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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