Operations Research Analyst

Years of Relevant Experience

The position requires 5-10 equivalent years of experience in operations research, modeling and simulation, or technical analysis. Specific experience with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or the Aviation Industry is desired.  An MA or PhD may count for additional years of experience.

Experience Required/Responsibilities

  • Individual be responsible for model and simulation development to provide quantitative analyses, cost-benefit and economic analyses to support the Federal Aviation Administration Program Acquisition and Operational Systems Evaluation.
  • Individual will be proficient in data collection, data normalization techniques, statistical analysis, performance metrics development and tracking and other mathematical/operations research techniques and methods.
  • Individuals will also support process and policy improvement for operations research and modeling guidelines, including research and assessment of operations research tools.
  • Individuals will be required to contribute effectively to working groups through oral and written communication and cooperative working relationships.

Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, Physics, Economics, or similar.
Master’s degree is a plus

Skills Desired

  • High level of proficiency with MATLAB, SAS, Python, Java/C++/VBA  and MS Office Products
  • Experience with SQL and Database Management
  • Knowledge of cost estimating and risk tools such as ACEIT, SEER-SEM, @RISK and/or Crystal Ball a plus
  • Experience working with large datasets

Security Requirements
Must be a US citizen or a legal resident for three of the past five years.
Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust security clearance.

Travel Available for occasional travel

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