The selectee of this position serves as a Data Research Analyst.
You will be responsible for developing, and applying analytical and
quantitative methods to assess performance, workload and
efficiency. The incumbent serves as the division's data analytics
subject matter expert and Data Steward. The incumbent also advises
managers and stakeholders on analytical plans, processes.
This position is located in the Programs Operations Division,
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As a Data Research Analyst at the GS-1501-13 level, some of your
typical work assignments may include but are not limited to, the
- Design data-gathering efforts, comprehensive data analytic
studies, and initiatives for the identification of inefficiencies,
cross-cutting issues, and similar risk indicators.
- Utilize relevant modeling information, probability data,
frequency data, and other relevant data to characterize uncertainty
through statistical methods.
- Perform research to ensure study results are properly
interpreted and documented.
- Analyze designs to develop data visualization, data mining, and
optimization tools and technologies in a variety of business
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
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Conditions of Employment
Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug
This position is a Testing Designated Position and is subject to
random drug testing.
May be required to successfully complete a trial/probationary
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date
of this announcement.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks
at the next lower grade level).
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security
Applicants must meet the Basic Requirement for the series or
multiple series in which they apply, described below. You must
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Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science,
or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a
major field of study as shown in paragraph A Above, plus additional
education or appropriate experience.
In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement for the series or
multiple series in which they apply, applicants must also meet the
Minimum Qualifications for the GS-13 grade level in which they are
applying, as described below.
You may qualify at the GS-1501-13 level, if you fulfill the
following qualifications: 1) planning, designing, and developing
critical integrity performance requirements and methods that are
critical to the operations of an organization; 2) addressing
specific program integrity issues through the complex analysis,
evaluation and investigation of risk and decision analysis
initiatives; 3) recommending practical ways to increase, integrate
and reform program integrity; 4) recognizing, in mathematical and
analytical findings, relationships that may significantly advance
from the relationships identified by previous studies; and 5)
identifies the best approach, methods and data to answer questions
and resolve issues. (Must be reflected in resume.)
GS-13 TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants
must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered
eligible. One year at the GS-12 grade level is required to meet the
time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 grade level. (Must submit
your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your
title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).
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).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show that 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,
In addition, when reviewing applicant's transcripts, assumptions
will not be made. Applicants MUST state which coursework is