Analyst - Operations

Reston, VA
Jul 25, 2021
Aug 29, 2021
Full Time

     MAXIMUS, Inc.  in  Reston, VA 

        Analyst - Operations

I: Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide statistical analysis of business issues involving health benefits and insurance administration.
  • Conduct operational analyses in order to provide project management with insight into business performance, changing operational environments, and site-specific reporting platforms.
  • Develop and maintain operational forecasts to health care administration resources under a variety of intake volumes, and conditions using data/statistical analysis, simulation modeling and other mathematical methods.
  • Perform capacity planning simulations using Arena software to determine the staffing level required.
  • Evaluate and monitoring contract performance and preparing analysis reports on market conditions; approving and rejecting requests for deviations from contract specifications and delivery schedules.
  • Creating, analyzing, and tracking quarterly operations forecasts
  • Selecting appropriate techniques for quantitative and qualitative analysis, collecting the data, and interpreting it.
  • Interpret quantitative data and design statistical models for researching business problems.
  • Conduct peer code review of VBA Applications as well as write, publish and present tools, environment and computer systems training information for customers and coworkers.
  • Prepare reports and deliver findings to business management using data visualization techniques that illustrate findings and make them comprehensible for decision making.
  • Perform data validation to ensure data accuracy and to understand and report on data discrepancies.
  • Collaborate with Operations Research and Business Analyst teams to provide expertise in analysis methodologies, data values, and semantics.
  • Assist the business with the implementation of new end user processes as well as internal support processes in order to streamline, standardize and create increased efficiency; assists in implementing new software and technologies to meet business needs

II: Experience or Qualifications Required:

  • 3 years’ experience, conducting financial and operational analyses related to budgeting, contracting, project planning and management processes,  2 years of which involved health care and benefits administration.
  • Experience with:
    • Formulating mathematical or simulation models;
    • Labor productivity analysis;
    • Conducting analyses and overseeing administrative operations related to budgeting, contracting, project planning and management processes.
  • Knowledge of and Experience with:
    • MS Excel, Access and VBA/Macro in Microsoft Office.
    • Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Transaction-SQL (T-SQL), and SQL.
    • Python
    • Tableau
    • Selenium
    • PowerPivot, and Power Query M language
    • ResQ
    • Oracle Database
    • Linux

III: Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, or a closely related field

To apply for this position, please forward your resume and cover letter to with the "Analyst – Operations (VA)" position in the subject line. No telephone calls, please.

MAXIMUS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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