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Operations Research Analyst jobs

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Job Description:

This position is in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Office of Enforcement and Import Operations (OEIO), Division of Import Operations Management (DIOM). DIOM serves as the focal point for the ORA on all import programs and operations; serves as the liaison to other Federal Agencies and foreign governments related to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) import operations; coordinates Agency import surveillance and compliance activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes documents describing the system, and its operational environment and expected performance capabilities.
  • Develops analytical and/or mathematical/statistical models for use in preparing evaluation criteria, testing sequences, and data collection/reduction requirements.
  • Plans, defines, and develops performance requirements and methodologies for a single project.
  • Serves as an analyst accomplishing a variety of projects associated with the overall import operations program.
  • Participates in meetings with contractors, developers, testers, and other organizations to coordinate work.

Job Requirements:

  • Certification of Accuracy: All information concerning eligibility and qualification is subject to investigation and verification. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection, or appropriate legal action.
  • Time-in-Grade Requirement: If you are applying as a current Federal employee, you must meet the time-in-grade requirements described in the
  • Qualifications section, generally, 52-weeks of comparable experience at the next lowest grade.
  • Background Investigation Requirement: All employees must pass a security investigation. Failing to pass the background check may be grounds for removal or legal action. If hired, you may be subject to additional investigations at a later time.
  • You must meet ALL requirements by the closing date of this announcement to be considered. Only education, experience, and qualifications attained by this date will be considered. You must continue to meet all requirements through the hiring process.
    Citizenship Requirement: You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this advertisement unless explicitly stated otherwise.
  • FDA participates in e-Verify: All new hires must complete the I-9 form; this information will be processed through e-Verify to determine your employment eligibility. If a discrepancy arises, you must take affirmative steps to resolve the matter.
  • Direct Deposit: You will be required to have all federal salary payments electronically deposited into a bank account with a financial institution of your choice.
  • Selective Service Registration: All applicants born male, on (or after) 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System OR have an approved exemption. Visit for more info.
  • In addition to meeting Time-in-Grade requirements, you must also meet the Basic Requirements and have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level or higher in the Federal service, qualifying education, or a combination of education and experience as noted below.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Applicants must meet a degree in operations research; or 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. AND Three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

Job Details:

Company: FDA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Job Category: Government

Application Deadline: N/A

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