Operations Research Analyst, Junior

Location
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Posted
Jan 20, 2019
Closes
Feb 19, 2019
Ref
J3N5136K0RMH3WFR0ND
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0038178

Operations Research Analyst, Junior

Key Role:

Conduct logical analyses of management problems and management information requirements and formulate 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 operations and testing of models to ensure adequacy or determine the need for reformulation. Prepare non-technical written reports for management that indicate solution or range of possible alternatives in rank of desirability and probability of success. Perform work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character, but usually involves limited responsibility under supervision.

Basic Qualifications:

​-Knowledge of mathematical software, including MATLAB, SAS, Python, or R

​-Knowledge of operations research techniques, including probability and statistical methods

​-Ability to exhibit flexibility, initiative, and innovation when dealing with ambiguous and fast-paced situations

​-Secret clearance

​-BA or BS degree

​Additional Qualifications:

​-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

​-Possession of excellent data gathering, analytical, and problem-solving skills

​-BA or BS degree in Operations Research, Management Science, Applied Mathematics, or a related field

​Clearance:

​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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