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    Summary

    The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) is looking for a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as an Interdisciplinary (Statistician/Economist).

    This Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) may be used to fill other Interdisciplinary (Statistician/Economist), GS-0110/1530-14 positions within the FRTIB in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is part of the Agency's Business Intelligence Division, and is the subject matter expert for statistical models and studies in the agency. Workload is diverse, supporting internal business operations as well as larger participant focused studies. Position designs, improves, and maintains predictive models to support the retirement outcomes for the vast majority of federal civilian employees and new uniformed services members.

    The major duties of the position are:

    • Provides expertise and skill in planning, conducting, and advising on research efforts that involve establishing new and innovative approaches for data collection, analysis, modeling, and the development of findings and recommendations that involve a wide range of issues that directly affect the accomplishment of FRTIB strategic goals and objectives;
    • -Deriving data from probability samples;
    • Responsible for establishing general data collection specifications that translate into detailed, practical plans for data collection and for the design, size, and characteristics of the probability sample to ensure reliability of the data.
    • -Constructing and refreshing models in a current state by altering formulas/code to
      provide analytic and projective information about the economic aspects of the retirement industry and defined contribution plans and general and the TSP specifically.
    • -Analyzing findings, evaluating the econometric limitations of available data and specifying the range of logically possible explanation of the findings.
    • -Providing original thinking and creativity in the development of financial/economic plans, designs for predictive analysis and when necessary.
    • Identifying, analyzing, interpreting, synthesizing, and projecting the movements and relationships among the many forces that affect behavior.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/552873700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.