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Job #: R-00019713
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Statistician
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health


Job Requisition:

Scientific Data Analyst

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced public health analyst/epidemiologist to fulfill the National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Respiratory (NCEZID) requirement for a self-motivated and detail-oriented scientific data analyst to provide effective and innovative data science solutions in Atlanta, GA. Provides programmatic and scientific support to CDC subject matter experts and members of CDC. Identify and analyze public health issues and their impact on public policies or scientific studies or surveys. Analyze study or project implementation procedures for improvement.

This position is contingent upon contract award.

Primary Responsibilities

Preparing manuscripts for publication including: conducting literature reviews and summarizing relevant information, reviewing analyzed data, writing methods and discussion sections. Preparing abstracts and other reports for on-line publication or presentation at scientific meetings Providing other epidemiological support to the assessment branch as needed. Serve as team lead data analyst for data validation projects with external partners to evaluate and improve data quality. Lead data cleaning projects to improve the quality of the DHQP product. Present research papers, conference abstracts, and other publications. Provide outreach and education, and provide consultation and technical assistance to support healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention, surveillance, and response activities, and to meet NHSN data quality needs. Participate in epidemiological investigation, research, special projects and other technical assistance. Perform other analytical and data related duties, as needed.

Basic Qualifications

BS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics or Informatics and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Statistical programming experience using SAS, R, SQL or STATA. Must be able to work independently, with minimal direction.

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Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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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