• Data Analyst, Senior

    Job ID 2019-3660
    Job Locations
    US-DC-Washington
    Category
    Analyst (Business, Systems, Data)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS BY LEVEL:

      

    DATA ANALYST III

     

    • Under limited 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
    • Develops 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

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

     

    • 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
    • Statistical analysis experience, which may be gained during academic studies
    • 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
    • Applicants MUST be a U.S. citizen and be able to obtain a Department of Justice (DOJ) Background Investigation (T4)

     

     

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED BY LEVEL:

    • III: 4 – 9 Years

     

     

    PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Knowledge of advanced statistical modeling techniques
    • Experience working on a government contract 

     

    the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulationsNCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

     

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