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Operations Research Analyst III
Job Code:2020:0101-030
Location:Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Corporate
  
Job Description
TRAX International (TRAX) is preparing a proposal for future performance of the U.S. Army Evaluation Center (AEC) Support Services (AECSS) for Readiness and Analytics and Training and Professional Development contract in Aberdeen, MD. TRAX is a large business that has supported the Department of Defense since 1979 and currently performs services for the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ; Fort Hood TX; Ft Greely, AK; and in the Republic of Panama. All positions are full-time and have generous health care, 401(k) and vacation benefits. Salaries are negotiable based on specific experience and proven performance. 

The Operations Research Analyst III will play an integral role on the TRAX team, providing data and operational support to the leadership team. The successful candidate will apply their knowledge of method improvement, quality of product, and performance to recommend measures to follow to enhance product. The ability to gather and analyze information from monitoring scientific work involving design, and other scientific methods will lead to success in this position. The successful Operations Research Analyst III will be able to ensure compliancewith Government contracting regulations.

Qualifications

Duties and Responsibilities

  • May serve as a working leader responsible for leading and providing technical advice and direction to lower graded personnel.
  • Duties may include, but are not limited to, monitoring work; ensuring product quality, accuracy, and timeliness; consolidating reports for COR regarding status updates and billing; and reviewing collected data for completeness, accuracy, and validity.
  • Coordinates with others to assure all safety, security, environmental, and community concerns are adequately addressed.
  • 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.
  • Conduct systematic examinations and development of alternative courses of action to provide COR with sound, scientific, and quantitative information as a basis for decision making.
  • Produces and reviews technical documentation reflecting detailed knowledge of specific technical area.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or closely related technical discipline, plus ten years of experience with progressively increasing support responsibility.
  • A Secret security clearance is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is a top priority
  • Must share a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contribution

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment or in the outdoors of the proving ground
  • Must be capable of sitting and entering data on a computer keyboard for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to view computer monitor for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds unassisted
  • Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position.  TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

Other Job Information (if applicable)
TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.