The announcements opened November 1 and closes November 15, 2022.
Serves as a Senior Operations Research Analyst in the Strategic Wargaming Division for the Center for Army Analysis. Charged with independently scoping, designing, and analyzing complex problems at the strategic and operational level of war and communicating recommendations.
Direct the performance of a broad range of wargaming methodologies to evaluate operational and strategic problem sets.
Generate ideas for new programs, policies, studies, and approaches in one or more subject areas that impacts the development of war-games programs and war-gaming analysis.
Communicate wargame findings and insights to decision-makers and their staffs and advises them of the operational and strategic implications of those findings.
Coordinate study plans, methods and findings with different command, component and DoD elements.
Lead cross-functional study teams and directs the performance of operational and strategic analysis to plan, execute, and lead wargaming studies.
Represent the organization at high level meetings and forums where major operational or strategic level issues and programs are discussed and decisions are made.
Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.
This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel requirement of 10% of the time.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience 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 Operations Research Analysis: 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. (NOTE) Must provide transcripts.
In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have specialized experience listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience planning analytical war-games to inform senior leaders within national security organizations; advising high level senior leadership of new innovations to improve current policies or programs; Organizing special teams or task force to improve national security organizations wargaming programs. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).