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    Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life.  In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here 

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    This Operations Research Analyst position is located in the Acquisition Program Management (APM), Enterprise Support Division, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Performing cost analysis of major systems and their associated subsystems; conducts independent cost estimates for key program decision points; defines, maintains, and performs cost analysis core competencies; conducts reviews of TSA program cost estimates and analyses; and serves as a consultant to senior TSA and DHS management on the full range of matters pertaining to the cost of programs.
    • Reporting to the Division Director, Cost Estimating Division in the Acquisition Program Management, and ensures managers achieve organizational objectives with credible, timely, and adequately-scoped acquisition documentation, resolutions to issues, effective Implementation strategies, and viable recommendations.
    • Adapting mathematical, statistical, economic, and other scientific methods for TSA cost analysis applications (ACE-IT); and uses these adaptations, to formulate procedures that support the Component Acquisition Executive's efforts to improve cost estimating/analysis for Level 1, 2, and 3 systems within TSA.

    This position is also being announced through Public (US Citizen) procedures under Announcement #HQ-ES-APM-20-794073-P. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1515 Operations Research

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589278700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.