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Job #: R-00062222
Location: Frederick, MD
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos’ Government Health & Safety Solutions Group is looking for a Data Scientist to work on the platform technology that has a broad capability of utilizing the Real World Evidence to expedite identification, testing and clinical utility of the combinations of repurposed drugs to enable cost-effective treatments. 

The Clinical Data Scientist will be responsible for:

  • designing queries that collect evidence of the efficacy and safety of combinations of three drug in the available RWD databases;

  • for gathering drug and clinical research insights from EHR and claims data;

  • for discovering insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques.

This candidate will leverage prospective analytics and use data mining, data analysis, automation, and machine learning methods, to measure performance and quality of insights. This candidate understands all aspects of the job including de-identified EHR and other medical data review processes. The review is used to confirm that data quality on initial review meets acceptable data standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately examine data using the common data structure document prepared by the FDA Foundation-run  Evidence Accelerator to obtain insight regarding the information within the data.
  • Conduct reviews of EHR data using various technologies, analytic and visualization tools to extract the quality of data and relevant patient safety and drug efficacy information.
  • Use exploratory data analysis to build expertise in the strengths and limitations of complex data sets to assist in identifying the right analytical approach given the available data
  • Engineer and prepare data from disparate systems.
  • Integrate and prepare large, varied datasets, design appropriate data science models and algorithms, and professionally communicate results.

Experience and Education:

  • Master’s Degree with 2+ years’ experience within a highly technical/quantitative discipline (Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, etc.)
  • PhD degree in Statistics or Biostatistics, with up to 4+ years of experience in life sciences.
  • Strong working knowledge of data mining algorithms including machine learning techniques such as regression, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, deep learning, neural networks, Bayesian models, etc.
  • Proven ability in generating advanced insights and predictive capability from statistical models.
  • Proven ability in generating advanced insights and predictive capability from statistical models.
  • Proficiency in bringing structure to ambiguous problems and deriving insights from multiple data and information sources.
  • Proficient with the statistical analytic tools.
  • Proficient with performing data analysis using SQL, R and / or Python.

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Data Scientist

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 
 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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 www.Leidos.com.

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