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Job #: R-00046307
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Statistician
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a full-time Data Analyst to support the Deployment Health Research Program at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) in San Diego, CA.  This position will provide analytical and statistical support for large, longitudinal studies examining the effects of military service on the health and well-being of servicemembers. The Data Analyst will be responsible for leading the analysis and interpretation of research studies on a variety of military-relevant research topics.   The successful candidate will work closely with the studies’ leadership and stakeholders, including Principle Investigators, military personnel, subject matter experts, consultants, analysts, and research support personnel.

Position Responsibilities:

Conduct literature reviews for potential and approved scientific projects and manuscripts. Review and remain current with technical and scientific literature in relevant subject matter, epidemiologic methods, and biostatistics.

Develop algorithms and write programs to clean, merge, and update variables/datasets from large epidemiologic studies. Run programs to create final datasets ensuring accuracy.

Conduct statistical analyses to include basic descriptive statistics as well as utilization of generalized linear models (linear, logistic, and Poisson regression). survival analysis (Cox proportional hazards models and complementary log-log models

Creates graphs, tables, and other visual aids using statistical software programs.                                       

Prepare and present posters and presentations, at various scientific and military conferences and meetings Support colleagues in writing scientific proposals, manuscripts, and reports, and develop skills to write independently.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health or a related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience conducting analyses for research studies
  • Proficient in a statistical software package; SAS Enterprise knowledge preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct complex database management, data merging, cleaning, and verification processes
  • Expertise in survey methodology, study design, and conducting statistical analyses to collect and interpret longitudinal data.
  • Knowledge of cross-sectional, longitudinal, and survey sampling statistical methods
  • Ability to develop and write scientific articles, proposals, abstracts, and presentations

During the COVID-19 pandemic, employees are highly encouraged to work remotely, although occasional visits to the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego will be required.  In the future, this position will be required to be on-site for a minimum of 10 days a month.

Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

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Yes, 10%

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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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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