Job Overview


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

As a Computer Scientist in the Office of Business Informatics (OBI), Office of Planning & Informatics (OPI), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and carrying to completion various operations research studies involving the substance of major programs and the policies associated with those programs.   

The first cut-off is Friday, November 15, 2013. All applications received on or before this date will receive first consideration.  There will be additional cut offs on the 16th of each month until this announcement closes.  Review this announcement to be sure all required documents are submitted prior to the cut-off date.    Review this announcement to be sure all required documents are submitted prior to the cut-off date. 

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


  • Analyzes complex business issues and requirements and comes up with project proposals and recommendations to senior management.
  • Leads multifunctional teams across business and IT to assess, document, and prioritize business issues.
  • Designs and conducts comprehensive studies to assess the consistency and adequacy of reviews.
  • Serves as a research leader and resource for information on supply projections, development and implementation of models, and analysis activities.
  • Develops appropriate models, to explicitly describe the factors in the problems studied.  

Travel Required

  • Not Required