Full Time Employee Contractor
Conducts complex logical analysis of management problems and management information requirements and formulates mathematical models of problems for solutions by computer. Prepares mathematical models of problem areas in forms of one of several equations that relate constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, conflicting objectives an their numerical parameters. Gathers, relates, identifies data with variables in models by applying personal judgment and mathematical tests. Reviews operations and testing of models to insure adequacy, or determines needs for reformulation. Analyzes operations methods, which require substantial competence in the rigorous methods of scientific and mathematical inquiry and analysis. Prepares written, non-technical reports to management, indicating solutions or range of possible alternatives in rank of desirability and probability of success when there is no single solution. May supervise more junior staff and schedule work to meet completion dates. Interfaces with customer and helps define work process.