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Job #: R-00025705
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Leidos Health group currently has an opening for a Lead Informatics Specialist to work in our Atlanta, GA office. Acts as the lead health scientist who consults on data science, data visualization, and data analytics related projects. Provides expert recommendations on data integration, management and analysis and develops enterprise-wide system data management tools. Act as lead on the project, defining and supporting deployed architected solution and ability to solve unanticipated complications in the field including enterprise geospatial design, GIS architecture, geospatial workflow management, GIS database design, ESRI, Oracle Spatial, SQL Server, MapInfo, quality assurance, FGDC, OGIS, OGC and other GIS standards. Performs ongoing operation issues and has the capability to manage systems. Has a good understanding of complex, multi-platform information technology (IT) infrastructure operations, processes and tools. Also has a good understanding of Cloud Deployment Models, Cloud Delivery Services, hypervisors and virtualization. Propose innovative ways to look at problems by using data mining approaches on the set of available data and shall validate finding using an experimental and iterative approach.

Primary Responsibilities

1. Deploy and document enterprise data management solutions for complex heterogeneous IT environments.

2. Integrate systems, network and help desk tools into an integrated IT solution.

3. Provide hardware and software tool selection analysis and recommendations.

4. Lead technical teams with diverse areas of specialization to implement multiple data management tools either sequentially or in parallel.

5. Responsible for designing, deploying, and supporting enterprise data warehouses and distributed data processing platforms

6. Manage project staff and required deliverables including implementation of a Quality Control Plan

7. Create and maintain all appropriate project documentation

8. May perform other duties, as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and six (6) years of general experience. Six (6) years of general experience is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree. With a Master’s degree, two (2) years of general experience is acceptable. With a PhD, no experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

A good working knowledge of database systems such and Microsoft SQL Server, oracle, MySQL, etc. and be able to execute basic queries using Structured Query Language (SQL); Proficiency with a Visual Basic variant such VBA, VB6, VBScript, or VB.NET; Solid understanding of how to format and manipulate data and datasets using programs such as Excel, SAS, R, Python, SPSS, SUDAAN, JMP, S-PLUS, or SQL-based programs.

US Citizenship require-must be able to obtain and maintain a Public trust government security clearance.

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Business Systems Analysis

About 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

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