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    This position is located in the Chief Financial Office within the Program Management Office for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization (OEHRM), within the Office of the Deputy Secretary of VA (DEPSECVA). The incumbent of this position serves as a Senior Cost Estimator and is responsible for performing analysis of complex requirements and resource allocation problems using mathematical, statistical, or advanced modeling techniques.

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    This is a bargaining unit position.

    Work Schedule
    : Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Available
    Telework: Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Operations Research Analyst/ PD18132A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
    Physical Requirements: Work is primarily sedentary, but involves use of a government furnished computer. The incumbent may encounter some physical effort, such as standing, walking, bending, lifting (computer equipment and/or office supplies), or sitting.

    Major Duties:

    • Serves as an Operations Research Analyst performing major studies and analyses related to the
      cost-effective selection of alternatives directly impacting the modernization of VA's Electronic
      Health Record.
    • Independently performs narrowly defined assessments on EHR modernization. Incumbent
      receives general guidance with respect to a statement of the problem, controlling assumptions
      and instructions as to how the results will be used.
    • Leads the development and conduct of independent program analysis and evaluations.
      Determines the evaluation assumptions, data collection and analysis requirements, and
      analytical or modeling techniques to be used.
    • Develops and maintains effective cost estimating controls, systems and procedures for
      safeguarding and achieving optimum and efficient use of EHR related resources.
    • Assures the thoroughness and objectiveness of
      the study, significance of findings, and the effectiveness of presented results to decision makers
      to secure acceptance of the conclusions and recommendations developed about probable
      effects of alternative solutions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 15% for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1515 Operations Research

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