Market Analyst

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 19, 2019
Closes
Mar 19, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • One year probationary period may be required
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Must submit all required documents by the closing date of vacancy announcement.

    To Qualify for the CT-13 level:  

    Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CT/GS-12 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience.  

    Specialized experience is defined as that through which one has gained comprehensive knowledge of one of the following areas including commodities derivatives,  Futures and Exchange Traded Options, in Foreign Exchange Forwards, Cross Currency and Interest Rate and/or Credit Index Swaps and the underlying cash markets and the relationships between the two, sufficient to develop reports and studies to uncover market trends; experience using analytical techniques in order to examine large volumes of data; and experience using software applications for analyzing, reporting, and visualizing data contained in databases in conjunction with other data sources.

    To Qualify for the CT-14 level:  

    Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CT/GS-13 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience.  

    Specialized experience is defined as that through which one has gained an expert knowledge of one of the following areas including commodities derivatives, Futures and Exchange Traded Options, in Foreign Exchange Forwards, Cross Currency and Interest Rate and/or Credit Index Swaps and the underlying cash markets and the relationships between the two, sufficient to identify, develop, and evaluate reports and studies to uncover emerging market dynamics and trends; experience using analytical techniques in order to examine large volumes of data to identify outliers, trends, and relationships between different factors; and experience using software applications for analyzing, reporting, and visualizing data contained in databases in conjunction with other data sources.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Relocation. Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    EEO Policy Statement. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. 

    The law prohibits public officials from appointing, promoting, or recommending their relatives.  The law prohibits requesting, making, transmitting, accepting, or considering political recommendations for employment or other personnel actions for non-political positions.  This includes recommendations from Members of Congress, Congressional employees, elected state or local officials, and political party officials and any recommendation based on party affiliation.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

    • Economics – Knowledge of economic policy, principles, and practices, market and non-market values, and the analysis and reporting of economic data.
    • Analytics/Problem Solving - Ability to identify & analyze problems; find alternative solutions to complex problems; identify incongruent or incomplete information/data; and distinguish between relevant & irrelevant information to make logical judgments.
    • Writing - Ability to recognize or use correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material that is appropriate for the intended audience.
    • Oral Communication - Ability to express information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information. Skill in making clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

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    Read more Security clearance Not Required

    Drug test required No


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