Operations Research Analyst, Mid/Senior - FAA

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Position: Operation Research Analyst, Mid/Senior

Client: FAA

Work location: Cobec Site (Washington, DC)

Job Summary

This position will provide operations research, modeling and simulation, or technical analyses to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Years of Relevant Experience

The position requires 5-10 equivalent years of experience in operations research, modeling and simulation, or technical analysis. Specific experience with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or the Aviation Industry is desired.  An MA or PhD may count for additional years of experience.

Essential Job Functions

  • Individual be responsible for model and simulation development to provide quantitative analyses, cost-benefit and economic analyses to support the Federal Aviation Administration Program Acquisition and Operational Systems Evaluation.
  • Individual will be proficient in data collection, data normalization techniques, statistical analysis, performance metrics development and tracking and other mathematical/operations research techniques and methods.
  • Individuals will also support process and policy improvement for operations research and modeling guidelines, including research and assessment of operations research tools.
  • Individuals will be required to contribute effectively to working groups through oral and written communication and cooperative working relationships
  • Experience in identifying program shortfalls and developing and quantifying business case solutions is a plus.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required.

Master’s degree is a plus and may count as additional years of experience 

Skills Requirements

  • High level of proficiency with MATLAB, SAS, Python, Java/C++/VBAand MS Office Products is desired
  • Experience with SQL and Database Management is desired
  • Knowledge of cost estimating and risk tools such as ACEIT, SEER-SEM, @RISK and/or Crystal Ball a plus is desired
  • Experience working with large datasets is desired

 Security Requirements

Must be a US citizen or a legal resident for three of the past five years

Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust security clearance


Occasional travel required as needed by client/s and/or company