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The operations officer, also referred to as the operations management officer, was a Starfleet position within the operations division which was common in the 24th century. Operations officers manned the ops station on a bridge. (TNG: "Conundrum"; VOY: "Caretaker", "Eye of the Needle")
On the starship USS Enterprise-D, Lieutenant Commander Data served as the operations management officer and doubled as Second Officer, the most senior member of the ship's crew after the Captain and First Officer. (TNG: "Conundrum") On the starship USS Voyager, Operations Officer Ensign Harry Kim was the most junior bridge officer. (VOY: "Caretaker")
As analytical operations relied upon knowledge of science and engineering disciplines, operations officers often performed the additional duties of a science officer, especially when a dedicated science officer was absent. (TNG: "Conundrum"; VOY: "Caretaker", etc.)