2018 - Health Research Analyst 2 - New

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Northrop Grumman Technology Services Sector is seeking a Health Research Analyst 2 to support the Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System (BRFSS) for the CDC.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The qualified applicant should be able to perform evaluations of new software and statistical methods for electronic data collection surveys. The Candidate should also perform data analysis for general team support and special projects that focus on data entry and integration.

Contribute to data integration and analysis activities on a team working of development of ETL tools for data integration and database structures for data capture systems and data integration and warehousing activities
Analyze data use on performance monitoring and impact
Experience with data analytics tools SAS and R for ad hoc and routine data analysis
Responsible for statistical analysis of complex surveillance data.
Provides strategies for analysis of large data sets, including techniques for merging datasets from diverse sources is required and knowledge of weighting of data.
Gathers and analyzes statistical methodologies in the health sciences, particularly those related to chronic disease and behavioral based surveillance and data analysis.
Contribute to research and analysis of public health disciplines to support the deliverables of assigned tasks.
Minimum Requirements:
Master's Degree in Public Health, Mathematics, Statistics, or Biostatistics.
3.25 GPA or higher
Experience with statistical analysis of complex surveillance data.
Experience with efficient strategies for analysis of large data sets, including techniques for merging datasets from diverse sources is required and knowledge of weighting of data.
Experience with established statistical methodologies in the health sciences, particularly those related to chronic disease and behavioral based surveillance and data analysis.
Experience with SAS and SAS-called SUDAAN.
Published scientific, academic, or research related papers.
Ability to communicate effectively with public health scientists and program staff on mathematical and statistical topics
Ability to obtain CDC clearance prior to hire date.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Public Health, Mathematics, Statistics, or Biostatistics.
Overall GPA of 3.25 or higher
Experience with statistical analysis of complex surveillance data.
Experience with efficient strategies for analysis of large data sets, including techniques for merging datasets from diverse sources is required and knowledge of weighting of data.
Experience with established statistical methodologies in the health sciences, particularly those related to chronic disease and behavioral based surveillance and data analysis.
Experience with SAS and SAS-called SUDAAN.
Published scientific, academic, or research related papers.
Ability to communicate effectively with public health scientists and program staff on mathematical and statistical topics
Ability to obtain CDC clearance prior to hire date.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience with statistical software package R

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