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Job #: R-00014812
Location: Frederick, MD
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health


Job Requisition:

Biomedical Data Scientist

Job Description:


The Life Sciences Operation of the Health Group of Leidos is seeking a Biomedical Data Scientist who will provide technical support to the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).  The CDMRP supports research projects within a broad range of medical research fields and military health.  The Biomedical Data Scientist will work across several medical and/or military research programs in support of various clients at the CDMRP.  This is NOT a laboratory research position.  This position requires a U.S. citizen in order to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense security clearance.  This position is located in Frederick, Maryland.  Some local travel is required. 


  • Perform extensive quality control procedures on client data
  • Populate SQL database with client data accurately and efficiently
  • Respond to team member requests regarding data prior to client scientific meetings
  • Interact with team members to ensure client expectations are met in a timely manner
  • Execute and update Standard Operating Procedures pertaining to data quality control
  • Develop and test new database features prior to release to the client
  • Conduct analyses of scientific research portfolio data and research outcomes and assemble data to prepare tables, graphs, and slides
  • Draft a variety of scientific materials including research highlights.
  • Provide scientific notetaking support by recording critical information from scientific meetings and writing comprehensive meeting reports

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proficiency with data analysis software (SQL, Access, Workbench)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in both online and back-end PHP development
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

Required Education:

A Master's degree in the biomedical sciences from an accredited college or university, with 1-2 years related experience is desired.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




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Job Family:

Data Scientist



Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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