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The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Operations Research Analyst. To apply then jobs link. Persons interested in applying are encouraged to do so as soon as possible.

Operations Research Analysts assist higher level management with researching, formulating, and analyzing economic, mathematical and statistical data to forecast trends and evaluate current practices. Employees in this job apply advanced methods, such as mathematical modeling and predictive analysis, to analyze complex data and to formulate hypotheses and recommendations on a multitude of variables including data on demographics, economics, legislative impacts, and statistics. Incumbents utilize the latest analytical methods and tools from mathematics, science, and engineering that involve having knowledge of mathematical and statistical methodology, queuing theory, analysis, and predictive analysis. 

The ideal candidate will have experience utilizing advanced statistical and quantitative analysis to identify issues and recommend solutions. Operations Research Analysts will use their specialized knowledge and skills to support continuous improvement projects throughout the assigned department.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency; in mathematics, management science, operations research, industrial engineering, or a related area. Completed coursework must have included an internship or research project involving statistical analysis and the application of statistical computer programs; AND,
  2. One year of experience performing analytical studies that involve utilizing advanced methodologies and technologies to formulate mathematical and/or simulation models of test problems, relating test constants, restrictions, constraints, assumptions, and numerical parameters.

Contact information on questions regarding application process – County of San Diego Department of Human Resources 619-236-2191.