Leidos is hiring to fulfill the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases requirement for a self-motivated and detail-oriented epidemiologist/statistical programmer to produce estimates in real time for influenza vaccination coverage in the United States, by state, age groups, risk groups and race/ethnicities and create interactive online reports and maintain web content. In addition, tasks will include 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 epidemiological, statistical, and SAS/SUDAAN programming experience.
This task requires 1) understanding and application of general statistical approaches including multivariate techniques (logistic regression, generalized linear models, proportional hazards modeling), and use of Kaplan-Meier survival analysis; 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 of influenza vaccination coverage estimates; 7) importing, exporting, and manipulating data files (SAS, SUDAAN), including recoding, transforming, and creating variables to accommodate analytic needs; 8) using web applications to create interactive online reports and manage web content; 9) preparing written reports and presenting at sectional or national meetings; and 10) performing other analytical and data related duties, as needed.
Education: MS, MPH, MSPH in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics, or Math or BS degree in a related field and 2 years’ experience.
- Applicants must have 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.
- Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English.
Desired Skills: Prior experience with the analysis of influenza and public health epidemiologic data
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 50%
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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