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Operation Research Analyst in Arlington, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Number: R0038441

Operation Research Analyst

Key Role:

Provide analytic and research support to the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army (IPPS-A) Functional Management Division (FMD). Assist and participate in the design, execution, and reporting of analytical studies. Analyze the actual and interacting functional support activities of a government system to obtain a quantitative and rational basis for decision making and resource allocation. Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assist FMD representatives with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. Assist with developing metrics to monitor the effectiveness of the functional products, services and processes, and reflect status of efforts accomplished or in development, including policies and regulations requiring updates, system implementation progress, business cases process mapping and re-engineering. Assist with activities that develops, implements, and monitors deployment readiness metrics and assist to show results of audits and reconciliation activities. Develop Microsoft PowerPoint charts and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and pivot tables for presentation to the clients and stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

-3 years of experience with mathematical modeling and application of statistical principles and techniques
-Experience with data analysis, including the use of data visualization tools

-Knowledge of how to apply probability and statistical techniques to large and complex data sets
-Ability to collaborate with government managers, other contractors, staff, stakeholders, and work on teams
-Active Secret clearance
-BS degree in Operations Research, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics

Additional Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with working in operations research, systems analysis, management sciences, or closely related field
-3+ years of experience with working as an operations research analyst in the DoD, preferably Army or HQDA

-Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint products
-Ability to apply database query languages and pull data from authoritative databases

-Ability to apply decisions theory and portfolio analysis to strategic resourcing decisions

-MS degree in Operations Research, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics


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

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