• Operational Research Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Client Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?

    You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.



    Develops reports and analysis including data gathering, to drive more informed decisions -Develop business recommendations and proposals to create efficiencies. Lead cross-functional project teams to implement business improvements. Provide executive updates on project progress and change effectiveness. Analysis of trends to support volume forecasting, resource modelling and cost allocation processed. Use of Mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operations research techniques (Linear programming, probability theory etc.).  To solve adhoc problems and analysis in economic disciplines. Development of activity-based costing models to support cost analysis and to calculate benefits of project improvement.





    • Minimum Year(s) of Experience Required: 2
    • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree in Data Science, Economics/Statistics/Operations Research or similar field of study, MBA preferred
    • 2+ years related work experience
    • Demonstrated experience delivering impactful change
    • Advanced Excel, Tableau
    • Experience with Microsoft Office and developing presentations in PowerPoint
    • Experience working with Army or Department of Defense clients
    • Experience with adapting to changing priorities and responding to ad-hoc requests
    • Authorized to work in the US,  eligible to obtain Secret clearance 




    • Experience working in MS SharePoint 2013
    • Knowledge of Change Management principles
    • Experience working in dispersed teams
    • Ability to work well in a team of environment and autonomously, when needed
    • Proactively seeks guidance, clarification, and feedback, when necessary

    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.


    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.


    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program


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