Operations Research Analyst, Junior in Norfolk, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0016822

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Operations Research Analyst, Junior

Key Role:

Support a range of DoD clients by conducting logical analyses of management problems and management information requirements and formulating mathematical models of problems for solution by computer. Prepare mathematical models of problem areas in one or several equations that relate constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, conflicting objectives, and their numerical parameters. Gather, relate, and identify data with variables in models by applying personal judgment and mathematical tests. Review the operation and testing of models to ensure adequacy or determine needs for reformulation. Prepare written, nontechnical reports for management indicating a solution or range of possible alternatives in rank of desirability and probability of success. Perform varied work that may be somewhat difficult in character and usually involves limited responsibility under supervision.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with statistics, operations research, advanced mathematics, optimization, modeling and simulation, decision analysis, or engineering management

-Knowledge of how to use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to document approaches and present results for both technical or nontechnical audiences
-Ability to use Microsoft Excel and or Access to collect, transform, model, and analyze data

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree in Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, CS, or Engineering Management

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with programming languages or analytical software suites, including Python, SAS, SPSS, S+, R, MATLAB, Palisade, Arena Simulation, and LINDO

-Experience with cost estimation, risk analysis, and operational or mission impact analysis

-Knowledge of DoD operations, acquisition processes, or readiness processes

-Knowledge of data collection, data cleansing, hypothesis testing, linear programming, queuing theory, scheduling, optimization, metrics development, and model development

-Ability to document analytical methodologies and findings in written technical reports


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

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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