Booz Allen Hamilton

Operations Research Data Analyst

Nov 06, 2023

USA, CA, Rocklin (6518 Lonetree Blvd)

Operations Research Data Analyst

The Opportunity:

As an analytics professional, you’re excited at the prospect of unlocking the secrets held by a data set, and you’re fascinated by the possibilities presented by IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. If you care about leading a mission forward as much as advancing the field of data science, this is the opportunity for you. Your deep understanding of operations research, modeling and simulation, and analytics and consulting expertise, coupled with an original approach to your work, will guide clients and stakeholders as they make sense of their data and encourage actionable results. We’re looking for someone like you to lead complex data exploration and analytics through your experience with utilizing operational research to improve program test and evaluations. 

As an operations research analyst, you will provide system performance and effectiveness analyses to support the development of new capabilities. You'll assist in test planning and execution by identifying test data requirements, collecting required data, and reducing data in preparation for analysis. You'll participate in the development of test run cards and attend mission briefs and debriefs. You'll support test mission execution and conduct real-time quick look evaluation of test results. You'll participate in test reporting by reviewing test data and performing data validation and verification to ensure data integrity and accuracy. You'll also develop analytical tools, such as mathematical models, equations, computer programs, and computer simulations, to model and analyze data.

We’ll keep you sharp and moving forward in your career, with access to online courses and cutting-edge tools and technologies, as well as opportunities to publish or present at conferences. Whether you’re running simulation models to project future network loads or parsing through large network traffic datasets, you’ll lead a team that serves critical missions from end to end.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with gathering, cleansing, and parsing data gathered from aircraft systems

  • 5+ years of experience with analyzing large-scale datasets using data analysis tools, such as Excel or JMP

  • Experience in statistics, operations research, mathematics, optimization, modeling and simulation, prediction, estimation, decision analysis, or engineering management

  • Experience with developing, conducting, and coordinating high-priority planning and in-depth data analyses of major project assignments

  • Experience providing system performance and effectiveness analyses to support the development of new capabilities

  • Experience assisting in test planning and execution and the design process by identifying test data requirements

  • Experience reviewing flight test reports for anomaly investigation, technical solution development, and coordination and performing technical reviews

  • Experience with using scientific methods to inform qualitative and quantitative analyses

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience in creating models and engineering solutions using networking or telecommunications technologies and systems

  • Experience with leading multi-disciplinary teams

  • Knowledge developing analytical tools, including mathematical models, equations, computer programs, and computer simulations, to model and analyze data

  • Ability to work in Windows and Linux OS environments

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Research or Applied Mathematics


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll develop your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $65,300.00 to $149,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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