• Data Analyst II

    Job ID 2018-2707
    Job Locations
    US-Remote | US-OH-Grove City
    Analyst (Business, Systems, Data)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics


    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 


    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.


    Highlights of Responsibilities: 

    • Under general supervision, designs and develops statistical methods to evaluate and analyze numerical data using computer software, including MS Access, MS Excel, SAS, Oracle, SQL and/or other applications, for assigned projects
    • Develops algorithms, models and/or projects
    • Designs and develops innovative analytical approaches and predictive modeling techniques for reactive or proactive data analysis, statistical modeling, data mining, sampling, and study design
    • Develops trend reports to identify potential program or systematic vulnerabilities
    • Produces and submits required reports according to established time guidelines and maintains records according to quality management system requirements
    • Communicates effectively with management, investigators, other Statisticians, as well as internal and external clients, including federal law enforcement offices, to provide reactive and proactive case development support and to fulfill law enforcement data requests
    • Utilizes data analysis techniques to detect aberrancies in claims data and proactively seeks out and develops leads and cases received from a variety of internal and external sources
    • Prepares, develops, and participates in variance training that pertains to different types of data analysis
    • Validates data analysis results and analytically identifies violations of laws, guidelines, policies, and regulations
    • Serves as a mentor to less experienced Data Analysts
    • Provides guidance and leadership for the Data Analysis Unit, including assignment and monitoring of data analysis issues/workloads
    • Develops, implements and ensures compliance with written procedures for the Data Analysis Unit
    • Complies with various guidelines and directions regarding data analysis and data management
    • Meets quality and production standards
    • Coordinates data analysis activities for all internal and external stakeholders, including law enforcement and other analysts



    • Bachelor’s degree in statistics or related discipline, and at least two (2) years of experience in data analytics
    • High proficiency level with Microsoft Office applications, especially MS Word and MS Excel
    • Working knowledge of SAS and/or other applications to perform various types of data analysis
    • Demonstrated knowledge of various database management systems in order to input, extract or manipulate information.


    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • MA or MS recipients
    • Proficiency using SAS EBI in the One PI environment
    • Candidates with strong past NCI employee performance for at least the last 2 year
    • Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulation
    • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of health care information (health claims data, ICD-9-CM codes, physician specialty codes, pharmaceutical data including NCPDP file formats and codes, provider identifiers, etc.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of health care and claims or a combination of education and equivalent work experience.


    Physical Requirements: 

    This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Standing for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office
    • Ambulate between several buildings
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
    • Repeatedly lift and carry weight up to ___ pounds
    • Travel by land or air transportation ___ %


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