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Operations Research Analyst/Systems Analysis (ORSA)

Company: Magellan Health
Location: Arlington
Posted on: July 17, 2021

Job Description:

Support the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Health Services and Policy Oversight (HSP&O) and the Director, Defense Health Agency (DHA), in their missions of policy and program development and oversight of the Disability Evaluation System (DES), the Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL), the Physical Disability Board of Review, and the Compensation and Benefits Handbook. This work will facilitate the Military Departments’ integrated delivery of services and benefits for wounded, injured and ill Service members who may be physically unfit to continue their military service and will support efforts to minimize the impact this population has on the readiness and lethality of the force.

Essential Functions:

· Develop, refine and generate standing and frequent ad hoc reports using a variety of DoD-approved data analysis software to analyze and report on large data sets from multiple data sources.

· Analyze, recommend and execute data analysis and reporting methods to best meet the needs of the government.

· Develop and deliver recurring reports including monthly performance reports, quarterly quality assurance reports, annual process reports, survey outcome results, etc. All reports will be clear, concise, accurate, relevant and timely.

· Analyze DES and SCAADL data and reports and assist in the distribution to appropriate stakeholders. Maintain written reporting procedures for recurrent reports.

· Utilize existing economic, scientific and modeling and simulation tools to determine the impact of policy and/or procedural changes as warranted.

Other Job Requirements



· Military background and/or experience supporting the military is preferred.

· Knowledge of business and management principles involving strategic planning, resource allocation, and coordination of people and resources.

Required Qualifications:

· 5+ years of experience as an operations research analyst/Systems Analyst (ORSA)

· 5 or more years’ experience in program assessment and evaluation, budget analysis and/or decision analysis.

· Ability to analyze data and present common language solutions to complex problems. Expert level use of Excel and MS Office applications for budget, mathematical and statistical formula application.

· Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills within team environment.

· Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.

· Professional experience and expertise with modeling and simulation tools such as Python, R, R Shiny.

Education Level: BA or BS degree is required in mathematics, statistics, finance or similar discipline of relevance.

Security Requirements:

Clearance: Background Investigation: Public Trust - Favorable adjudicated required

General Job Information


Operations Research Analyst/Systems Analysis (ORSA)



Work Experience


GED, High School

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their
position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.

Keywords: Magellan Health, Arlington , Operations Research Analyst/Systems Analysis (ORSA), Other , Arlington, Virginia

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