MUST BE A US CITIZEN. (Green Card Holders or Permanent Residents are not eligible)
This is a U.S. Government civilian position working within the Department of the Army within the Program Executive Office Combat Support and Combat Service Support or Program Executive Office Ground Combat Systems at the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (USA TACOM LCMC) in Warren, Ml. Individual will work as an Operations Research Analyst performing life cycle cost analysis on the Army’s premier ground combat vehicles and soldier support systems. Operations Research Analysts use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to develop cost forecasting models, perform data analysis, and develop data visualizations to help the U.S. Army investigate complex issues, identify and solve problems, and make analysis informed decisions.
- Using data analytics and statistical analysis to support program decision-making, and to advise on the probable effects of alternate solutions to problems.
- Developing cost estimates for military systems using forecasting methods, such as regression, risk, uncertainty, and trend analysis.
- Collaborating with internal clients and subject matter experts.
- Convey findings to leadership through creating data visualizations such as Executive Dashboards and Power Point Presentations.
- As a new Operation Research Analyst you will complete assignments and training, gaining knowledge and skills, leading to progressively more responsibility.
Must meet these requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree (Degree issued by May 2022).
- U.S. Citizen (Green Card Holders or Permanent Residents are not eligible).
- GPA 3.0 or higher.
- 24 credit hours in topics related to rigorous methods of scientific inquiry and analysis (math/statistics/economics/engineering/etc.). 3 credit hours must be in Calculus.
- Must be able to pass a background check and obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
- Must submit a resume and unofficial transcripts to verify position requirement. Please submit both undergraduate and higher level transcripts if applicable. Transcripts are reviewed to determine if candidate meets education requirements.
Salary / Career Progression:
- This is a General Schedule (GS) position with a planned 2 year progression, typically starting at a GS- 7 step 1 and progressing to a GS-11 step 1.
- With successful performance, based on current salary tables, salary progression could be:
- Starting salary (first 12 months): $47,967
- 2nd year salary: $58,673
- At completion of 2 years: $70,989
- Employees are eligible for annual pay increases and/or competitive promotions.
- Starting salary may be higher depending on work experience and/or education.
- Flexible work schedule options with regular days off.
- Teleworking options based on current policy and supervisory approval.
- Paid Federal Holidays and generous leave policies.
- Employees are entitled to up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
- Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) retirement benefit plan.
- TSP (government 401k) with employer matching.
- Federal Employee health benefits including medical, vision, and dental.
- Federal Employee Group Life Insurance.
- Paid training, education, career development and tuition reimbursement opportunities.
- Additional details on OPM.gov.
The referral list generated by this announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies within PEO CS&CSS and the TACOM community.
Candidates must also be highly motivated and possess good analytical and problem solving skills. Good oral and written communication skills are a must. The positions are challenging and the level of responsibility is only limited by desire. Please bring resume and unofficial transcripts to the interview.