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Lead Research Specialist

Posted September 23, 2022

Army Recreation Machine Program
San Antonio, TX
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Under the general supervision of the Army Recreation Machine Program's (ARMP) Control & Analysis (C&A) Division Chief, serves as a Lead Research Specialist. Serves as research team lead for the C&A division and is responsible for developing, conducting, and interpreting varied organizational research and analytical studies, both qualitative and quantitative.Administers and analyzes formal research projects associated with slot gaming machines. Develops and maintains systems for gathering and warehousing data analytics. Provides alternatives and consequences. Researches and identifies out of tolerance variances associated with cash handling and gaming machine performance.Administers and analyzes risk assessment projects. Writes division standard operating procedures. Determines research methodology and devises sampling plans. Engages in revenue forecasting. Designs data collection instruments.Develops research-based conclusions and recommendations. Maintains broad and comprehensive databases and systems. Prepares technical papers, reports, studies, and briefings covering research findings. Uses a variety of presentation techniques, graphic representations, and models to explain results and assist personnel in evaluating alternatives.



Conditions of Employment

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required upon appointment
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position to include a T1.
  • Satisfactory completion of employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • One year probationary period may be required
  • If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty.
  • A valid passport may be required for overseas travel
  • Duty station is Fort Sam Houston, TX.


Qualifications must be clearly verifiable in tour resume. Government positions must include Pay Plan, Series, Grade, To and From Dates, and Government Agency/Department. Must include at least one year of experience performing duties at a level which equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform successfully in the position.Knowledge of concepts and procedures associated with research and sampling design and the methods and techniques used for analyzing and interpreting raw machine-level data.Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in various quantitative analytical techniques (e.g. correlation and regression, ANOVA, cluster analysis, factor and discriminant analyses, t-tests).Working experience with specialized statistical and data base computer software (STATA, SPSS, R, Python).Ability to interpret the results of qualitative and quantitative research projects and studies.All Qualified applicants will be rated against the highly qualifying criteria by a rating panel for evaluation of the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience and education. Those applicants determined to be highly qualified will be referred to the hiring official for consideration. The highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and reference checks.All answers to the Highly Qualifying Criteria must be demonstrated in your resume to get credit.A four-year college degree in a methodologically rigorous discipline that included coursework in research methods, statistics, research design, operational research, or related coursework is desired. Must upload transcripts. Transcripts must not contain date of birth or social security number information.


If you would like for your education to be considered for highly qualifying criteria by the hiring panel as part of your overall accomplishments, you must attach copies of transcripts (online transcripts will be accepted). Only education from accredited and pre-accredited institutions will be accepted. Foreign education must be evaluated for equivalency in the United States. For more information, please click here.

  • A manual application may be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this announcement. If you are applying manually, all required documentation must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on the closing date of the announcement. Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized based upon eligibility and a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Please check out our application information kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs.
  • The Duty Station for this position is located at Fort Sam Houston, TX. You will be expected to physically reside within commuting distance of Fort Sam Houston, TX. Telework is not guaranteed, however you may be eligible based on current agency policy.

All applicants must complete the application process on in order to be considered for this position.

Additional Information

Salary Range:  $75,000 to $85,000 per year

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Army Recreation Machine Program

2405 Gun Shed Road, Building 2261, Rm 3-56
San Antonio, TX 78234

Gaming Technology

The Army Recreation Machine Program (ARMP) operates under the Installation Management Command (IMCOM) G-9, U.S Army in support of all the branches of military personnel/civilians assigned as well as their family members and authorized guests. Better known as ARMP, our organization is dedicated to providing support to America's service personnel throughout the world. With sites in nine (9) countries, we truly are Serving MWR Worldwide.