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Performs a broad range of analysis assignments entailing unique problems, creativity, innovative use of techniques, advanced approaches, and/or new technologies.
Utilizes scientific inquiry in the independent development of mathematical models and computer programs to evaluate and predict the ability to support assigned projects, studies, or problems.
Provides technical guidance, advisory support, and assistance on an entire project and/or major phases for broad and varied operations.
Attends meetings, conferences, briefings, and seminars related to program planning, advanced technologies, and support system concepts.
Accomplishes professional development and maintains technical proficiency.
BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT:
Degree: in operations research; or 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:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes mastery knowledge of one or more specialized areas of operations research and computer science sufficient to apply new theories, developments, methodologies, and research findings to broad studies of an unprecedented nature; design, build, and use complex computer models to simulate real-world environments; skill in coordinating extensive projects in assigned areas of responsibility characterized by high visibility, unusual urgency, or program criticality.
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer will assist with relocation costs.