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    The incumbent will serve within the Financial Services, Office of investment Planning and Analysis Division (IP&A), Business Case Division AFI-100.

    The incumbent will lead analysis teams under the minimal direction of a manager. The incumbent is responsible for evaluating the alignment of investments with strategic priorities, analyzing program interdependencies, and assessing program documentation such as operational concepts, program requirements, implementation and support plans, acquisition documentation, and test plans. Acts as principal analyst or as a project manager or team leader for large work activities. Incumbent provides guidance to lower-level staff on how to solve difficult technical issues. Resolves all, but unique technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced analyst. Formulate mathematical or simulation models of problems, relating constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, conflicting objectives, and their numerical parameters. Develops plans, techniques and policies to address current or anticipated problems and issues. Works with management to solve problems.

    Develops, evaluates, and provides quality assurance of cost estimates, including ad-hoc special studies. The cost estimates may encompass program baseline development, budget and life cycle cost estimates, feasibility studies and sensitivity analyses, contract evaluation contract solicitation support, cost performance monitoring and analysis, and independent cost estimates and analyses. The incumbent will also design, develop, and apply cost analysis tools to determine the economic impact of proposed investments. The incumbent may also lead database development, cost estimating process improvement, and cost estimating guidance development.

    Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of Federal policies and objectives in the development, implementation, administration of business processes and key management tools. Analyzes and evaluates data from business analytic software to solve problems and to identify opportunities to improve business processes. Focusing on the effective use of resources (people and technology), the analyst applies business analytic experience in analyzing and translating organizational business requirements into system deployments and/or business process changes. Uses modeling to forecast performance and reliability of a systems. Uses established rules and procedures in order to recommend economic, effective and feasible solutions to meet project requirements and constraints.

    Responsibilities may also include the development, evaluation, and quality assurance of benefits assessments for proposed agency investments. Responsibilities include the design and development of models, methods, and computer applications to apply mathematical, statistical and econometric techniques to analyze proposed changes to the National Airspace System (NAS). The incumbent may also lead database development, benefits and analysis process improvement, and benefits estimating guidance recommendations to senior management and others verbally and in writing.

    The work involves originating new and improved applications and strategies for existing and new concepts and principles related aviation and AFN operations. Work activities typically support and are vital to the success of projects or activities of the AFN, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and aviation industry when adopting new approaches and technologies.

    Contacts are internal and external including FAA management, departmental officials, and individuals within the aviation aerospace industries. Often represents FAA as a senior analyst point of contact on projects, programs and other work activities. Communicates results to all levels internally (within an LOB/SO or across LOB's/SO's) and externally. Plays a lead role in drafting, reviewing and editing reports or contractual documents for final approval prior to external distribution.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    1515 Operations Research

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