• Operations Research Analyst (ORSA)

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/14/2019 8:25 AM)
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  • Overview

    LMI, a private, not for profit research institute is seeking applicants for a position in its Tysons Virginia HQ office and other locations. LMI is a not-for-profit government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the federal government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar. Our clients value our not-for-profit status and specialized services in Defense, National Security and Health markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.


    **This position is available at the following locations: Tysons, VA or  San Antonio, TX office preferred. But we are committed to finding the best talent. Remote applicants are encouraged to apply as well**


    • Interpreting and developing data visualizations of simulation output to clearly convey findings.
    • Framing and scaling problems to effectively analyze, visualize and find solutions to complex decision problems.
    • Deriving insights and analytic narratives from data and visualizations for effective storytelling and clear communication in response to specific research questions.
    • Possess the ability to work with and manipulate common data formats, including comma-delimited, text files, and JSON.
    • Transforming data and analysis into informative data visualizations and/or interactive dashboards using open source and commercially available visualization and dashboard tools.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, solutions-oriented environment.
    • Possess the ability to work in teams and independently.


    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in operations research, data science, mathematics, statistics, economics, physics, computer science, engineering, or other quantitative discipline required. Master’s degree or higher preferred.
    • At least 3 years of experience in the field and a Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree in the above disciplines can be considered in lieu of experience.
    • Experience performing analyses with stochastic simulation models.
    • Experience using optimization solvers on linear and mixed-integer programs (open source or commercial).
    • Experience working with tools including object-oriented programming (Python, C++, Java, etc), computational analysis tools (R, MATLAB), and associated data science libraries (scikit-learn).
    • Working knowledge of databases and SQL is desired. Preferred qualifications include linking analytic and data visualization products to database connections.
    • Preferred experience with data science methods related to data architecture, data munging, data and feature engineering, and predictive analytics. Additional preferred qualifications include working with unstructured text and natural language processing.
    • DOD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, Execution experience preferred
    • Superior communication skills, both oral and written.
    • DOD experience preferred 
    • DOD Secret clearance preferred



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