Job Description

Job Title: Management Science Technical Project Analyst
Job ID: 4663
Location: Multiple locations
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Overview of RAND

The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has close to 1,800 people from approximately 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $308 million.

RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.  Our research is sponsored by government agencies, charitable trusts, and community nonprofits. In addition, we rely on philanthropic support to pursue visionary ideas; address critical problems that are under-researched; shape emerging policy debates; and devise innovative approaches for solving acute, complex, or provocative policy challenges. RAND values objectivity and integrity in both its research processes and internal interactions. We emphasize a collegial environment that respects the contributions and dignity of all staff.

Position Description

Under limited supervision, provides an advanced level of research support including execution of key project tasks (e.g., data collection, tool design, or analytic tasks) within an area of substantive training or experience required by the research project; applies a broad range of quantitative and/or qualitative research tools, methods, and skills in order to support complex research activities and/or research administration needs and demonstrates some depth of knowledge in one or more substantive (e.g, military logistics, health policy) or technical (e.g., modeling) areas.


Successful performance requires strong interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Team members are expected to be highly reliable and able to work with limited supervision.

Working knowledge of data analysis packages (e.g., SAS, MatLab, Stata, GAMS) is strongly preferred.

Education Requirements

M.S. or M.A. Preferred degrees are in quantitative fields such as industrial engineering, operations management, and management science. 2 years of experience preferred.

Security Clearance

U.S. Citizenship is preferred in order to obtain a security clearance. Active security clearance is a plus.


Santa Monica, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington DC; or Boston, MA

Positions Open


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