Operations Research Analyst Job in Fort Belvoir, Virginia – Department of the Army

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Operations Research Analyst – Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Office of the Secretary of the Army, Department of the Army
Job ID: 299767
Start Date: 07/30/2020
End Date: 08/10/2020

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience and education requirements described below. 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. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Operational Research Analyst: Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in operations research; or a degree with 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 meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement above, applicants must also meet the following requirement: To qualify for the GS-11 level:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: Applying a wide variety of standard principles, theories, techniques and practices of quantitative and statistical analysis; researching complex simulations to evaluate the impact of new technologies; preparing briefings for executive level management..This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
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Education: Master’s or equivalent graduate degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Engineering (usually Industrial Engineering), Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Management Science.
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Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. To qualify for the GS-12 level:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: Applying and adapting standard principles and methods for operational research; applying analytical techniques and methodologies in mathematics, statistics, econometrics, and/or operations research for defining problems; preparing written reports and/or oral presentations regarding study findings, conclusions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
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Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Engineering (usually Industrial Engineering), Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Management Science.
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Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. To qualify for the GS-13 level: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes Applying analytical techniques and methodologies in mathematics, statistics, econometrics, and/or operations research for defining problems; developing complex simulations to evaluate the impact of new technologies, policies, and programs; preparing and/or presenting briefings and reports for executive level management.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
CommunicationsCost Estimation and AnalysisScientific ResearchTechnical Credibility Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent.
– For the GS-11, must have 52 weeks at the GS-09 (or equivalent)
– For the GS-12, must have 52 weeks at the GS-11 (or equivalent)
– For the GS-13, must have 52 weeks at the GS-12 (or equivalent)

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