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Job #: R-00023555
Location: San Juan
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

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has multiple openings for a Biostatician to work in our San Juan, PR and Ft. Collins, CO office in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

 Primary Responsibilities

This position is contingent upon contract award.

Provide ad hoc analyses of survey data, analyses to support programmatic activities, and preparation of research papers or reports for publication and presentation.

This project requires strong epidemiological, statistical, and SAS programming expertise, experience using SUDAAN, and experience with web applications and website management.

This task requires 1) understanding and application of general statistical approaches including multivariate techniques (logistic regression, generalized linear models, proportional hazards modeling), 2) strong SAS programming skills; 3) orderly management of microcomputer files in a Windows environment to develop databases and analysis programs for data analysis; 4) statistical analysis of large, complex survey data requiring the use of SUDAAN; 5) developing statistical reports and presenting data in Excel, particularly the ability to efficiently produce large complex Excel tables efficiently and reports from SAS in customized formats to fit the needs of periodic reports; 6) using PROC REPORT and other report production features of SAS to produce excel files; 7) importing, exporting, and manipulating data files (SAS, SUDAAN), including recoding, transforming, and creating variables to accommodate analytic needs; 8) preparing written reports and presenting at sectional or national meetings; and  9) performing other analytical and data related duties, as needed.
             

Basic Qualifications

BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics, or Math or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

Must be bilingual in Spanish for the position located in San Juan, PR.

Preferred Qualifications

3-5 years of statistical programming experience using SAS and SUDAAN with complex survey data, including SAS macro programming and design of data management systems for error checking and SAS report writing *Technical experience with data management, dataset creation, data analysis and report generation.  * Experience with BRFSS data, or similar large data set, longitudinal data analysis, and large public health datasets. * Experience in survey methods and survey design.  * Experience developing analysis plans and statistical reports. *Must be able to work independently, with minimal direction.

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Statistician

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

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