Subject Matter Expert, Operations Research Analyst (8-SORA-53-16)

  • Centra Technology
  • McLean, VA
  • 02/26/2018

Job Description

Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/ poly McLean, VA CENTRA Technology, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Subject Matter Expert, Operations Research Analyst CENTRA is seeking an Operations Research Analyst (ORA) SME to support the customer’s efforts to provide an independent source of system, program and cost analyses and to monitor the overall planning, programming, and budget process across the IC. The ORA SME will provide support for: Conducting long-range analyses of IC capabilities, programs, plans and alternatives. Leading analytical issue team studies using qualitative and quantitative analysis Developing best practices, standards, and analytical methods for IC analyses Providing analytical support to other strategy, policy or review efforts. The ORA SME will work with the customer in planning and conducting independent studies and analyses of IC capabilities. The analyst will use sound analytic methods, incorporating effective data visualization methods. This includes presenting clear alternatives, cost, and mission impacts; devising a common basis for comparing options, and providing an analytic basis for proposed solutions Bachelors or Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in Operations Research or related technical field. 10 years of work experience related to Operations Research, including expertise in operations research analysis skills and techniques, especially those concerning cost-effectiveness analysis. 3 year of experience working in the IC either as an employee or a contractor. 10 years of work experience in Operations Research. A thorough understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and working of the IC. Strong communication skills, interpersonal, teamwork, and independent problem solving skills. Experience working multiple headquarters-level tasks, preferably across various agencies. Executive level writing and briefing skills. Excellent research and statistical analysis skills CENTRA Technology, Inc. provides analytic services and systems engineering to US Government and commercial customers. We have offices in Burlington, MA and Arlington, VA. EOE/Veterans/ Disabled. CENTRA offers a full range of benefits, including competitive salary, comprehensive health plan including dental coverage, company-paid life & disability insurance policies, 401(k) plan with company match and profit-sharing, ESOP, incentive bonuses, and a generous educational reimbursement program. Interested candidates should send a resume to Please reference job code 8-SORA-53-16 in the subject line JBCentra ICJBMeta