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Research and Insights Solution Center

The Research and Insights Solution Center (RISC) supports the OIG’s mission by employing data analytics and technology to produce valuable insights and detect issues that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Oversight + Data Requires People Who Love Analytics and Technology

RISC is made up of a talented team of data professionals with a range of experience across the government, private sector, and academia, whose skills are in high demand. Using data analytics, these professionals identify fraud, waste, and abuse related to USPS.

Work We Do

Our Tools


Python, Azure cloud services, Databricks, ArcGIS Enterprise, Power BI and the latest tools in the industry

Artificial Intelligence


Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and advanced analytics techniques for fraud detection work

Career Types

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Data Scientists

Identify outliers and draw conclusions for decision making

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Data Analysts

Develop visualizations and dashboards to identify anomalies and trends for our customers

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GIS Analysts

Perform spatial analysis and create maps, story maps, dashboards, and more


Data Engineers

Build data pipelines for analysis and insights


Student Interns

We offer year-round paid internships or “cooperatives” in data analytics and data science. A student internship is a terrific way to learn data and business skills, find a mentor, build your network and get real-world experience before graduation. And it can sometimes lead to a full-time job.

Join Us

Come join us!

Bring your skills and voice — join the RISC Analytics team today!

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