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This position is located in the Office of Economics and Analytics, Industry Analysis Division.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
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As the Division Chief, the incumbent oversees, plans and directs economic, financial, technological and statistical studies and analyses of data collected from the telecommunications industry. The data collections include industry censuses and surveys of telecommunications industry deployment and subscription to telecommunication services, telecommunications industry price and financial information, and telecommunications industry network and operations performance data. Along with deputy and associate division chiefs, manages approximately two dozen staff, including economists, econometricians, attorneys, research assistants, and support staff. Incumbent determines staff assignments and works with the Office Chief to determine staff and budget needs. Reviews proposed rules and regulations, reports, agenda items, analyses, industry survey and census data collection designs, and studies. Determines the need for, directs and/or conducts studies designed to determine economic and technological impact, and makes recommendations to the Office Chief on the workload, priorities, and establishment of Division activities. Under direction of the Office Chief, evaluates the need for and develops justification for funding, personnel, and other resources and presents to Office Chief for approval. Reviews staff studies prepared in the Division to assure that the documents are factual, complete and with precedent. Meets with Division staff to discuss questionable areas and to obtain supplemental information; directs action to modify, expand or reverse findings as appropriate. Draws upon own professional experience and knowledge of the telecommunications industry in making recommendations to the Office Chief in the reviewing of documents prepared by subordinates. Possesses a broad understanding of current trends and historical events in the telecommunications industry and has working knowledge of industry structure, economics, technical operations, data transmission and user interface technologies, and Federal and State regulations. The incumbent has working knowledge of industry survey and census design, data collection filer interface design, data intake storage and security architecture and best practices experience, data quality assurance methods, and understanding of the Federal Commission on Statistical Methodology requirements for data collection, storage and analytics practice. The incumbent also is responsible for managing the complete development cycle for large scale data collection and ingest applications. The incumbent is the principal advisor to the Office Chief on matters within the Division’s functional areas and recommends action as appropriate. Maintains a close working relationship with the staff of the Office to exchange information needed to accomplish Division functions.
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