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Job #: R-00058344
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Statistician
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Public Health Operation is seeking a Sr Scientific Data Analyst in Atlanta, GA, contingent upon contract award.

The work will support the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).NCIRD is further broken down into divisions covering Bacterial Disease, Viral Diseases, Global Immunization, Immunization Services and Influenza. 

Responsible for collecting, interpreting, and analyzing statistical information. Duties may include using statistical software (SAS, SPSS, etc.) to create and maintain tabulations, graphical summaries and formal statistical estimates and tests. The candidate may perform statistical analysis on data related to product development in a research and development environment or may run simulation programs and document the results.

Self-motivated and detail-oriented scientific data analyst to provide effective and innovative data science solutions in Atlanta, GA. Provides programmatic and scientific support to CDC subject matter experts and members of CDC. Identify and analyze public health issues and their impact on public policies or scientific studies or surveys. Analyze study or project implementation procedures for improvement.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as team lead data analyst for data validation projects with external partners to evaluate and improve data quality.
  • Lead data cleaning projects to improve the quality of the product.
  • Present research papers, conference abstracts, and other publications to external stakeholders at customer sponsored forums.
  • Provide outreach and education, and provide consultation and technical assistance to support chronic activities, and to meet data quality needs.
  • Participate in epidemiological investigation, research, special projects and other technical assistance.
  • Preparing manuscripts for publication including: conducting literature reviews and summarizing relevant information, reviewing analyzed data, writing methods and discussion sections. Preparing abstracts and other reports for on-line publication or presentation at scientific meetings providing other epidemiological support to the assessment branch as needed.
  • Perform other analytical and data related duties, as needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics or Informatics and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Prior experience in data analysis, customer briefings, and research using a data driven decision approach.
  • Statistical programming experience using SAS, R, SQL or STATA. Must be able to work independently, with minimal direction.
  • Superior briefing and customer interface skills with emphasis on customer communications.

Position requires ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance.


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Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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