Disability Evaluation Specialist

Employer
The MITRE Corporation
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Oct 12, 2021
Closes
Oct 14, 2021
Ref
139968784
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us. As a Disability Evaluation Specialist, you might be wondering what makes MITRE different than other government contractors and consulting firms. Many of our recent hires answered YES to at least one of the questions below:+ Are you interested in contributing to technical projects that you can feel passionate about?+ Are you tired of having your performance tied to billable hours instead of your impact?+ Do you want to work in the public interest?+ Do you want to feel like your ideas are valued and you are more than just an FTE?+ Are you interested in working for a company where a 40-hour week is the norm and not the exception?+ Do you want exceptional benefits, including tuition reimbursement for coursework towards an advance degree in a technical discipline?Job Responsibilities (Required):To be successful you will:+ Be passionate about applying your Disability Evaluation skills to help VA better serve our nations Veterans.+ Have an innate curiosity and interest in understanding and solving complex problems using quantitative and qualitative methods.+ Be comfortable working directly with a spectrum of VA leadership to gain understanding of their challenges, evaluate possible solutions and conduct insightful, actionable analyses in an ambiguous environment with competing stakeholders.+ Willingness to become a domain expert in the delivery of Veterans Benefits.+ Present results in an intuitive, actionable manner that can be understood by all audiences, regardless of technical expertise.+ Work on or lead projects throughout their life cycle, including conceptualization, requirements definition, data procurement, development, integration, and socialization.Minimum Qualifications:+ Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years' experience; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.+ Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.Required Qualifications:Candidates will be required to have:+ Demonstrated understanding of medical references, such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV.+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.+ Demonstrated ability to understand complex processes and design transformation approaches to improve mission performance.+ Experience developing models and prototypes to help government leaders understand existing processes and second order effects of system and organizational changes.+ Experience developing business requirements based on government leadership input.Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to candidates with desired experience including:+ Prior experience supporting the Veterans Benefits Administration and associated Lines of Business and Staff Offices.+ Helping government leaders to define and plan new products or services for citizens or internal customers that align to the agency's mission, vision, goals and strategies.+ Identifying business operations processes that are candidates for automation, uncover automation barriers, provide reengineering recommendations that could improve opportunities for automation, and propose automation strategies and roadmaps+ Assisting in analysis and improvement at multiple levels of business process design and execution at the department and agency level, identifying their core competencies, defining measures, and identifying capabilities.+ Working with government leaders to identify, explore, and frame complex problems that require highly innovative solutions.+ Aiding federal clients in continuous process improvement efforts such as Lean Six Sigma programs, as well as business process reengineering (BPR) projects.+ Advanced degree in Engineering, Management Sciences, Information Systems Management or other problem-solving disciplines.+ Experience designing appropriate tasking and/or leading multi-functional teams. 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