U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Operations Research Analyst in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Summary About the Position: This position serves as an Operations Research Analyst within the Mission Command Center of Excellence (MCCoE), Mission Command Network Integration (MCNI), Fort Leavenworth, KS. The first cut-off date will be 6/16/2021. Referral lists will be issued as needed after that. See "Other Information" section for more detailed information. Responsibilities As an Operations Research Analyst, you will perform duties to including but not limited to the following: Responsible for the application of operations research and data analysis techniques to determine the best data-driven approaches to readiness and warfighting, using emerging data science methodologies. Plans and conducts, as project lead or member of a study team, relevant research and analytical studies of Army problems to support critical business processes and/or decisions. Provides technical input to reports and documents that are the basis for formulating a doctrine, organization, materiel, training, leader, personnel, facilities, and policy (DOTMLPF-P) approach to data-driven readiness and warfighting. Works with and alongside analysts, integrators, and program managers on future and projected initiatives supporting Commands, Army-wide, that are highly unstructured and complex. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Executive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatement 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. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below: BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree in operations research or successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree with at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24 hours must be in calculus. NOTE: Transcripts are required at the time of application. In addition to meeting the basic education requirement above, you must also meet the specialized experience requirements below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes executing complex and major analytical studies, preparing data collection, utilizing data science methodologies. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Data AnalysisPartneringTechnical Credibility Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12). **Applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade and specialized experience requirements within thirty (30) days after the closing date of the announcement. Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 36 - Analysis, Modeling and Simulation position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Recruitment, relocation and/or retention incentives MAY be offered for this position. This position is a TERM position. It is time-limited and may be extended up to a maximum of eight years. Position may be filled as a temporary promotion or temporary reassignment by a current permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions or reassignments may be extended up to a maximum of five years. Position may be filled as a term appointment, if the candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Term appointments may be extended up to a maximum of eight years. This position MAY be made permanent without further competition, contingent upon verification of the incumbent's noncompetitive eligibility. Situational telework may be authorized.