• Data Analyst II

    Job ID 2019-3294
    Job Locations
    Analyst (Business, Systems, Data)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    NCI: As a Data Analyst II, you will design and develop statistical methods to evaluate and analyze numerical data using computer software, including MS Access, MS Excel, SAS, Oracle, SQL and/or other applications. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.


    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
    • 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, Mathematics, BioStatistics, or a closely related field and/or quantitative field, such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Management Information Systems
    • Minimum two years statistical analysis experience
    • Experience using MS Excel, SAS, SQL and/or other applications to perform various types of data analysis, which may be gained during academic studies
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills, and proficiency in performing multiple tasks in a changing environment
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects



    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid claims data, rules and regulations
    • Master's degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related field
    • Experience with health care data analytics, with additional preference for candidates with experience using CMS systems and OnePI



    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 10 pounds
    • Travel by land or air transportation 10%


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