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Job #: R-00028000
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Data Scientist
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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Job Description:

Leidos' Public Health is seeking a Data Analyst II for our Atlanta, GA office. Fulfill the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) requirement for a self-motivated and detail-oriented data analyst to provide effective and innovative data science solutions. To produce ad hoc analyses of data, analyses to support programmatic activities, and to provide expertise in managing and analyzing large and/or complex datasets.

This project requires strong epidemiological, statistical, data management and SAS programming expertise.

This task requires 1) understanding and application of general statistical approaches including bivariate analysis, logistic regression modeling

2) strong SAS programming skills

3) orderly management of microcomputer files in a Windows environment to develop databases

4) importing, exporting, and manipulating data files (SAS), including recoding, transforming, and creating variables to accommodate analytic needs

5) provide training and end-user support for tools and technologies being utilized by NCIRD and  6) performing other analytical and data related duties, as needed.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics, or Math and 2 years of experience or MS, MPH, MSPH in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics, or Math.  

Required Skills: * Statistical programming experience using SAS, R or STATA. *Technical experience with data management, data analysis and report generation.   

Must be able to work independently, with minimal direction.

* Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English.

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

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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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