Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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After an early retirement from the federal government where I worked as an analyst, I am seeking a part-time or full-time job.
  • PC Operating Systems, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), Outlook, SharePoint, Defense Travel System (DTS), Internet. Type 70 - 80 WPM
Operations Research Systems Analyst, 09/1997 to 09/2015
Leidos Holdings Inc.Edgewood, MD,
  • Series: 1515, NH-03, full-time, 40 hrs/week, Operational Test Command (OTC) Salary: $107,564 Secret Clearance: Department of Defense (Renewed November 2010) Defense Acquisition Workforce, Test and Evaluation Level II certification, 2011 Served as a lead analyst in planning and conducting operational tests to assess the effectiveness, suitability, and survivability of air defense systems in support of the system's acquisition.
  • Used operations research techniques, mathematical principles, and analytical skills to design, coordinate, and execute complex system tests in operationally realistic environments.
  • Independently performed recurring tasks in support of assigned programs to review and evaluate plans and design of experiments for the adequacy of test methodology.
  • Used mathematical techniques to derive formulas to calculate performance measures that supported the evaluator in the assessment of the system.
  • Applied logic and analytical methods to define system data requirements, identify resources, develop cost estimates, and prepare test plans and reports for testing of air defense systems with representative Soldiers.
  • Identified and collected data regarding system performance and Soldier interactions with the system.
  • Analyzed information to develop and provide input to several air defense system documents.
  • Developed briefings to inform leadership about the program status, system description, schedules, requirements, personnel, resources, and funding costs.
  • Traveled to other cities to participate in meetings and developed reports to inform the team and leadership of the latest program status updates and meeting discussions.
  • As a lead analyst for one of my assigned programs, the scope of work required participation in meetings conducted in Italy, Germany, and the U.S.
  • to assist the international community in developing a test plan strategy.
  • My position required extensive travel and the preparation of travel authorizations/vouchers using the Defense Travel System (DTS).
  • Prepared, reviewed, and edited program documents that contained system attributes and technical information.
  • Prepared correspondence and reports according to mandated formats and guidelines.
  • Developed test plans that described the design, requirements, and methodology for testing of air defense systems in operationally realistic environments.
  • These test plans encompassed the test scope, data collection requirements, data management processes, instrumentation, personnel, and resources required to support each operational test event.
  • Worked with modeling and simulation systems and techniques.
  • Identified requirements in order to capture critical system events during test missions for the development of software tools that supported test data authentication.
  • Developed operational test reports describing the details and observations of test events conducted.
  • Worked independently or within a team to analyze problems or planning issues and develop solutions.
  • Provided guidance to other analysts and team members related to program assignments.
  • Assisted programmers with database development, entered data into formulated databases, and worked extensively in developing spreadsheets consisting of associated alphanumeric, narrative, and cost data.
  • Reviewed data provided on forms, databases, and spreadsheets for completeness and accuracy.
  • Maintained and reviewed planning requirements and resources using the Army's Decision Support System.
  • Participate in several meetings, briefings, and conferences with internal and external agencies related to program planning and system capabilities to identify data requirements, resources, and costs in developing test designs to support the evaluation of assigned systems.
  • Analyzed requirements for budget formulation and developed detailed cost estimates for assigned programs.
  • Identified test efficiencies to make the design and scope of operational tests as cost efficient as possible while maintaining effective utilization of personnel, equipment, funding, and schedules.
  • Knowledgeable with program acquisition life cycle, budgeting, and procurement phases and policies.
  • Performed daily functions and operations according to DoD, Army, and Command policies, directives, and regulations.
  • Maintained communication and cooperative working relationships with team members, related agencies, and operating officials.
  • Trained personnel on test requirements, procedures, and documentation related to the organization's mission.
  • Used various software programs to produce a wide range of documents that contained text, numerical data, graphics, and tables according to specific formats.
  • Maintained technical proficiency by attending courses, professional development conferences, and participating in formal training programs.
Operations Research Systems Analyst, 01/1 to 04/1993
Leidos Holdings Inc.Jacksonville, FL,
  • Distinguished Graduate) CERTIFICATIONS: Defense Acquisition Workforce, Test and Evaluation Level II certification, 2011.
Operations Research Systems Analyst, 10/1992 to 09/1997
Leidos Holdings Inc.Meridian, ID,
  • Series: 1515, GS-11, 40 hrs/week, Salary: $87,852; Full-time 40 hours/week Security Clearance: Also held a Secret Clearance in this position.
  • Received extensive on-the-job training and classroom training in Operations Research techniques and procedures used for analysis.
  • Attended and successfully completed the Operations Research Systems Analysis Military Applications Course (ORSA-MAC) at the Army Logistics Management College in Ft Lee, VA.
  • Graduated as the top student in the course and received the Distinguished Graduate award.
  • Developed, edited, and executed a post processing software program that supported a cost effective analysis comparison between two competing missile systems.
  • Documented step-by-step instructions for the execution of the automated software program and trained personnel on executing the program.
  • Represented DCD as a PATRIOT Action Officer at numerous Software Review Board meetings.
  • Maintained and edited software tracking databases, documented software requirements, prepared and staffed reports containing DCD's position on Software Investigation Requests.
  • Served as the Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) Project Officer in monitoring program development and ensuring the user's operational requirements were implemented.
  • Also served as DCD's Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Action Officer in analyzing and developing Army and Joint operational requirements.
Accounts Receivable Clerk, 10/1991 to 05/1992
Eroad Ltd.Tualatin, OR,
  • Utilized accounts receiving software to enter time-sensitive sales orders and to print invoices.
  • Monitored inventory and managed in excess of 100 customer accounts.
  • Greeted visitors, answered customer phone calls, submitted customer orders, and answered questions regarding accounts/orders.
  • Entered customer payments on a timely basis and printed status reports daily.
Budget Analyst, 03/1989 to 05/1991
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.Albany, GA,
  • Received extensive on-the-job training and classroom training in regards to budgeting policies and procedures.
  • Performed a variety of budget functions involving the formulation, execution, and analysis of budget and funding operations.
  • Developed budget estimates by developing and comparing projected costs with prior year expenditures.
  • Monitored the rate of obligations for post-wide organizations consisting of hundreds of assigned line items.
  • Consolidated budgetary data from worksheets and entered data onto automated budget schedules.
  • Performed daily monitoring and management regarding the formulation, execution, and analysis of the different organizations' budget and funding requirements.
  • Provided budget input and funding information for briefings to leadership.
  • Used automated systems, software, and computer-generated products in accomplishing budgeting and funding assignments.
  • Served as the point of contact for assigned organizations in reviewing and maintaining the status of projected costs and expenditures.
  • Provided assistance to lead analysts in support of budget and funding activities.
B.S. Degree: Mathematics Computer Science, Expected in May 1988
University of Texas at El Paso - ,
Mathematics Computer Science Cum Laude 3.53/4.0
Work History
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Bilingual - can speak, read, and write in Spanish.
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