Operations Research Systems Analyst Job Description

Operations Research Systems Analyst Job Description

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Operations research systems analyst provides technical support for digital interoperability and information technology (IT) initiatives involving networking of military Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) data systems.

Operations Research Systems Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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The Mid Level Research Analyst will have obtained significant experience-based competence in development activities, including technical contribution to projects, will be able to establish performance objectives for themselves and others, and will have experience managing a project phase
The Mid Level Research Analyst has the technical skills to be a fully competent project team member, has developed areas of individual information technology specialization, and innovatively supports technical objectives
Applies operations research principles and techniques to complex business analytic needs
Applies approved standard software development practices to the development of information technology systems
Designs, develops, enhances, reengineers, or integrates software applications
Supervises or coordinates the work of technical and support staff assigned to specific projects
Serves as phase manager on major projects and as project manager on projects of limited scope and complexity, meets project/phase technical costs and schedule objectives, and organizes project teams
Provide information to JIDO including information regarding the effectiveness of JIDO initiatives
Facilitate reach-back analysis with the JIDO J9 as required
Assist in the evaluation of deployed JIDO initiatives

Operations Research Systems Analyst Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Operations Research Systems Analyst

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Education for Operations Research Systems Analyst

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Employers hiring for the operations research systems analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Science, Engineering, Technical, Math, Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Education, Industrial Engineering, Computers

Skills for Operations Research Systems Analyst

Desired skills for operations research systems analyst include:

Each military U.S. military service’s roles and missions
JITC IT Interoperability T&E processes and methodology for IT systems and applications
Army readiness
Basic modeling and simulation applications
Computer analysis tools
Data analysis techniques
Data maturity assessment models
FORSCOM
JCIDS process
Specific technical area

Desired experience for operations research systems analyst includes:

Experience at JIDO and with SAS, Python, ArcGIS, and Palantir a plus
Master's degree in one of the following disciplines - Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or statistics
Experience demonstrating skill in development of test plans, development of measures of performance and measures of effectiveness
Experience demonstrating skill in development of data collection and analysis plans
BS degree in ORSA, Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
MS degree in ORSA, Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics preferred

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Operations Research Systems Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of operations research systems analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for operations research systems analyst
  • Develops and documents advanced analytical methods
  • Applies decision analysis methods to evaluate analytic tools, data, and processes to determine their feasibility, usefulness and value, and present the results
  • Develops threat, risk, and mitigation models
  • Develops framework for, and perform prioritization of, tools, data, and processes
  • Performs resource allocation analysis
  • Performs critical path analysis
  • Develops predictive analysis methods
  • Simulates the flow of data or events through analytic processes workflows to identify process or resource constraints
  • Directs and facilitates team efforts.Provides quality assurance, and validates modeling results
  • Facilitates decision making meetings and analytic exchanges among teammates
Qualifications for operations research systems analyst
  • Joint Service Officer (JSO) Qualification preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Statistics or related math discipline
  • 2 years of experience as an Operations Research Systems Analyst in qualitative and quantitative analyses of complex military or related problems
  • Performing database queries and export data from various databases
  • Performing stochastic and risk analysis
  • Developing mathematical programming formulations to optimize deterministic models
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Operations Research Systems Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an operations research systems analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for operations research systems analyst
  • Conducts analytic exchanges, organizes data, and provides overall ORSA support to technical leads and task managers
  • Develop, modify, maintain and support custom reports for both ad-hoc and ongoing needs
  • Interpret data, analyze and publish results
  • Work closely with business users to prioritize information needs and find solutions to meet requirements
  • Develop strategies that optimize efficiency and data quality
  • Identify and define process improvement opportunities
  • Manage and maintain data dictionaries, data catalogs and documentation on procedures
  • Handle administration of the databases including performance, integrity and security
  • Handle acquisition of data from data sources both internal and external to the University and maintain databases
  • Work with various groups on campus to drive efficiencies and work on joint projects reciprocally
Qualifications for operations research systems analyst
  • Completion of Command and General Staff College or equivalent preferred
  • Using software tools to visualize data for SPP decision makers
  • 1 years of experience (can be concurrent with the 2 years above) using communication skills, both written and oral, to include preparation of written products for senior leader (general officer/flag officer/senior executive service level) use and the ability to communicate at all levels in a highly professional manner
  • Current DoD Secret clearance, upgradable to Top Secret and eligible for SCI access and ACCM read-on
  • Must have a Masters Degree in a Science , Engineering or Math Discipline and 10+ years of experience
  • Strong career interest in national security studies
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Operations Research Systems Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an operations research systems analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for operations research systems analyst
  • Determine appropriate mathematical methods or algorithm for data gathering and analyses
  • Evaluate physical models in order to create database structure on demand
  • Develop and supply optimal time and cost networks in order to assist senior managers in web applications evaluation review and implementation
  • Assist senior managers using data and reports to identify and solve web application performance problems
  • Use analytics and performance analysis tools to observe and analyze information about each component of current web application
  • Provide Operations Research Systems Analyst (ORSA) expertise to plan, coordinate and conduct analysis related to Line of Effort (LOE) modeling and assessment of Third Army/US Army Central’s (USARCENT) mission activity for USARCENT’s Area of Responsibility (AOR)
  • In consultation with Subject Matter Experts (SME), develops qualitative and quantitative metrics including Measures of Performance (MOPs) and Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs) to assess progress towards achievement of USARCENT campaign plan objectives and desired effects
  • Identifies critical data elements and indicator variables
  • Develops Measures of Performance (MOPs) and Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs) which support the accomplishment of USARCENT campaign plan objectives, operational goals and desired effects
  • Responsible for evaluating current data within the assessment model and for preparing applicable sections of briefings to senior officers and the command group
Qualifications for operations research systems analyst
  • Requires a minimum 6 years of related experience
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in a technical field
  • Must be able to work autonomously and with a team
  • Must have DoD TS/SCI security clearance
  • One to three years in a related information systems capacity, preferably within a hospital or biomedical research environment
  • Knowledge of computer hardware, software, and programming languages
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Operations Research Systems Analyst Job Description

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Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of operations research systems analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for operations research systems analyst
  • Provide campaign objective assessment development and analysis of courses of action in support of crisis action and deliberate planning requirements and ongoing operations in support of Overseas Contingency Operations, and no- notice support of real world events and exercises
  • Creatively design, identify, find, work with and/or develop advanced techniques for analysis of highly complex cyber solutions and systems
  • Directs and provides quality assurance of complex problems carried out by a multi-person team
  • Challenges both the team and decision makers to ensure they understand the implications of their approach and recommended solutions
  • Identify hidden issues and unclear requirements
  • Explain the strengths and limitations to modeling and analysis techniques and help choose the appropriate techniques for a particular problem
  • Challenge the quality of data and can validate modeling results
  • Collect required data, elicit data for variables required, verify data appropriateness and accuracy, present findings and write/edit technical reports
  • Analyze current business practices and develop future processes in preparation for improving ORSO’s various systems
  • Analyze the business objectives of the stakeholder and develops solutions to their business issues
Qualifications for operations research systems analyst
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and 12-15 years of experience (or equivalent) with one year of previous Operations Research deployment experience (Iraq, Afghanistan, or HOA)
  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI with Polygraph and be willing and able to pass an additional polygraph as required
  • Experience in data analysis and systems evaluation
  • The preferred candidate will have a strong background in end-user interaction facilitating business process and workflow discovery user acceptance testing
  • Experience and aptitude in end-user training and system support a must
  • Candidate will join a dynamic group responsible for the configuration, training and support of an enterprise-wide electronic system facilitating regulatory review and oversight
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Operations Research Systems Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of operations research systems analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for operations research systems analyst
  • Lead discussions with SPARCS Business Owners and document potential process changes to synchronize with SPARCS capabilities
  • Elicit requirements using document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Supervises team during Campaign Support Plan Assessment Plan development, assessment program task execution and strategic assessment process
  • Schedules and directs ORSA participation in the Boards, Bureaus, Centers, Cells and Working Group (B2C2WG) process
  • Performs research, modeling, and analysis to meet strategic planning and operational assessment needs
  • Designs and performs ad hoc analytical studies, as needed, to inform staff decision-making and support resource allocation
  • Must demonstrate greater experience in conducting analysis, developing solutions, utilizing information technology, and presenting findings
  • Performs scientific work involving the designing, developing and adapting of mathematical, statistical, econometric, and other scientific methods and techniques
  • Utilize skills to support systems evaluation and program execution
  • Recommend measures to improve methods, performance, and quality of product or service, and suggests changes to increase efficiency
Qualifications for operations research systems analyst
  • Degree should be in a related field ( example, Mathematics, Statistics , Operations Research , Engineering )
  • Health care or research related background preferred
  • Computer Peripheral Equipment, Personal computer
  • Visio or other workflow documentation tools
  • Web-based 3-tier application experience
  • VPN, MyApps, MS Office Suite

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