OPERATIONS RESEARCH ANALYST **AMENDED**

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

Occasional travel - 01 to 05 Travel Nights per Month.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS: (All grade levels)
    You must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in operations research; or at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research,  mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics.  At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.

    In addition to the above, you must meet the requirements described below:

    GS-14 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes professional knowledge of mathematical methods and scientific principles in order to accomplish complex studies, develop a variety of mathematical models and provide management with viable solutions and recommendations; Extensive knowledge and skill of multivariate techniques and pertinent mathematical, simulation, economics, econometric and statistical operations research techniques to use in the context of government policy decisions. To be qualifying your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate an expert knowledge of strategic thinking methods and problem-solving techniques and analytics that exhibit a thorough understand and approach to resolving fundamental business problems; Comprehensive knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, administrative provisions, OMB, Treasury regulations and procedures, and the IRM; and Extensive experience using ADP equipment and statistical software applications such as Statistical Analysis System (SAS), Statistical Product in Service Solution (SPSS), database and spreadsheet programs. Also, demonstrate an ability or experience to motivate and lead efforts/teams comprised of peer or junior team members.

    - The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
    - To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

    One (1) FT Position in Research, Applied Analytics & Statistics (RAAS), Strategy Business Solutions (Business Performance Analytics) Division located in either of the following locations: Washington, DC or  St. Paul, MN

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.  
    - No Relocation expenses.  
    - This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    - We offer opportunities for telework.
    - We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
    - A 1-year probationary period is required.
    - Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
    - Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
    - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    - Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.  Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    - Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
    - Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    - Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements
    - The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns.  This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.


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

    Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.

    Rating
    : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Math Knowledge, Data Analysis, Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Problem Solving. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C= Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position.

    Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category for this position, except at the GS-09 and above.

    Referral:
    If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must receive a rating of category B or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.


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