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15-2031 Operations Research Analysts

Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods using a computer to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May develop related software, service, or products. Frequently concentrates on collecting and analyzing data and developing decision support software. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.

Operations Research Analysts (broad occupation)

Mathematical Science Occupations (minor group)

Computer and Mathematical Occupations (major group)

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009