QUANTITATIVE RISK ANALYST
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
For the GS-13: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. This requirement involves demonstrated experience utilizing financial mathematics and/or statistics to analyze complex datasets; one or more statistical tools such as Stata, Minitab, Statistical Analysis System (SAS) software, SPSS Statistics, Eviews, or "R" environment for statistical computing and graphics; applying software languages, such as VBA, Python, C++ or Matlab to analyze datasets; and communicating findings and technical financial information through written, oral, and graphical methods to a variety of audiences across multiple levels of responsibility.
For the GS-14: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. This requirement involves demonstrated experience utilizing financial mathematics and/or statistics to analyze complex financial datasets; serving as an expert in the use of and application of two or more software tools to analyze complex financial data, such as Microsoft Excel, Access, or Structured Query Language; serving as an expert in the use and application of two or more statistical tools such as Stata, Minitab, Statistical Analysis System (SAS) software, SPSS Statistics, Eviews, or "R" environment for statistical computing and graphics; applying a mastery of software languages, such as VBA, Python, C++ or Matlab to analyze datasets; and communicating findings and
complex technical financial information through written, oral, and graphical methods to a variety of audiences across multiple levels of responsibility.
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).
A written test is not required.
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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no substitution for education.
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp).
Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements: Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.
Stipulations of Employment:
Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.
This position allows for a flexible work schedule.
OPIC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information
This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement #OPIC-19-DE-10454051MMusing Delegated Examining (DE) procedures. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet DE requirements and can apply to that announcement. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.
This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.
If selection is made below the full performance level, promotion up to the full performance level may be made without further competition. However, promotion(s) will depend on the performance of the incumbent and are not guaranteed.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. 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.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Attention to Detail
- Financial and Statistical Data Analysis
- Leveraging Technology
- Oral Communication
- Program Risk Management
- Written Communication