Operations Research Analysts

Operations Research Analysts

Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Innovation * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Initiative * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Formulate mathematical or simulation models of problems, relating constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, conflicting objectives, and their numerical parameters. * Perform validation and testing of models to ensure adequacy and reformulate models as necessary. * Collaborate with others in the organization to ensure successful implementation of chosen problem solutions.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Computer and Mathematical

Sample Job Titles Advanced Analytics Associate, Analytical Strategist, Analytics Consultant, Business Analyst, Business Analytics Director, Business Insight and Analytics Manager, Business Operations Analyst, Business Process Analyst, Decision Analyst, Decision Support Analyst, File System Installer, Forms Analyst, Liaison Planner, Material Liaison, Material Requirements Worker, Method Consultant, Methods Analyst, Methods Specialist, Office System Analyst, Operations Analyst, Operations Research Analyst, Operations Research Director, Operations Research Group Manager, Operations Research Manager, Operations Specialist, Optimization Analyst, Policy Advisor, Policy Officer, Procedure Analyst, Procedure Writer, Process Analyst, Risk Analyst, Sales Operations Analyst, Security Operations Analyst, SOC Analyst (Security Operations Center Analyst), Standards Analyst, Systems Analyst, Systems Consultant, Technical Analyst.