QUANTITATIVE RISK ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 30, 2019
Closes
Apr 30, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
  • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • Specialized experience is defined as experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped the applicant with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position.

    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; using two or more software tools to analyze complex data, such as Microsoft Excel, Access, or Structured Query Language;using one or more statistical tools such as Stata, Minitab, Statistical Analysis System (SAS) so??ware, 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.

    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.

    Telework Suitability: 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.

    Work Schedule:
    This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

    Miscellaneous:
    This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

    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.

    This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement # OPIC-19-MP-10454050MM using Merit Promotion procedures. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet merit promotion 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.

    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

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

    For Category Rating: Once the application process is complete, qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. The categories for this announcement are defined as: Best-Qualified, Well-Qualified, and Qualified. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be used to determine if you are qualified for this job. 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


    The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-09 level or higher).

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    Drug test required No


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