Position Description

Senior Operations Research Analyst
Location Washington, DC
Job Code 6147
# of openings 1
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The Company:

At MCR, LLC, we are the nation’s premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm.  Since 1977, MCR has delivered planning, cost, schedule, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients successfully lead their programs.  MCR’s 300+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in running complex programs.

As the Senior Operations Research (OR) Analyst within MCR’s Civil organization you will be the lead in developing benefits for FAA programs and providing guidance and support across all business case activities.

Description of Duties:

  • Develop a variety of benefits estimating products using OR tools/techniques, such as queuing analysis, linear programming, and cost savings – generally performed in conjunction with cost analysts.

  • Evaluate a programs impact on operations to determine the appropriate benefits model to apply.For example, a new runway increases airport capacity a queuing model may be the most appropriate to estimate changes in flight delay.

  • Perform duties such as:data collection, model development, database management, data normalization, risk analysis, sensitivity analysis and economic evaluations (e.g., net present value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and other return-on-investment metrics).

  • Actively participate in technical working groups with engineering, budget, schedule, and acquisition functional team members

  • Manage customer relationships and expectations

  • Provide directions/guidance to Junior OR Analysts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust clearance

  • 10+ years of experience in OR/benefits analysis and/or analytical focused positions

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Operations Research, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Business or Finance.

  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and other MS Products.

  • Database skills (Oracle or another SQL)

  • Strong analytical background in gathering and interpreting complex amounts of data and excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs

  • Knowledge of aviation and air traffic operations

  • Strong statistical knowledge and application using tools such as Crystal Ball™ or @Risk™ to perform Monte-Carlo analyses.

  • Advanced degree (Masters/PhD)

Equal Opportunity Employer:

MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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