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Job #: R-00018046
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health


Job Requisition:

Data Analyst I

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a full-time Data Analyst to support the Deployment Health Research Program at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA. This position will analyze military health data for a multi-site research study evaluating a large military health program.  The successful candidate will also be involved in preparing datasets, analyzing data, and distributing study findings.  The Data Analyst will work closely and collaboratively with senior research staff to support efforts across the full research project cycle.

Position Responsibilities

  • Access various secondary data sources to extract relevant data and construct comprehensive, project-specific datasets
  • Contribute to data management processes, including data verification, cleaning, quality assurance, and merging
  • Work with research team to refine research methodology and construct databases to appropriately answer study questions
  • Perform data manipulations and transformation on raw data using SAS or R to create analytical-friendly datasets
  • Maintain and update documentation on all processes and procedures, including data dictionaries and codebooks
  • Conduct statistical analyses, including logistic regression, analysis of variance, survival analyses and other techniques as required
  • Contribute to the preparation of study deliverables, including presentations, reports, and publications

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, public health, or related field
  • Advanced proficiency in SAS or R
  • Experience in constructing and analyzing complex databases, including data merging, cleaning, and verification processes.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working in a research environment.
  • Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a Secret Clearance.

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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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