SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Biostatistician in Atlanta, Georgia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required

Suitability:

Agency Specific

Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

CSRA is seeking a Biostatistician to join our team supporting a large Health Care client in Atlanta, GA. The CSRA Team will provide integrated comprehensive responsive, efficient information management support services while incorporating all HHS and CDC technical and security standards and requirements with the NCIRD scientific setting.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops and employs computational tools to analyze biological data. Analyzes and interprets data, such as gene or protein expression patterns, nucleotide and protein sequence, structure, functions, pathways and genetic interactions. These activities support the identification of new drug targets and biomarkers as well as the validation of existing drug targets. Utilizes existing algorithms, techniques, and statistical methodologies but also responsible for developing novel ones. Emphasis is on developing cutting edge techniques such as gene or protein expression profiling analysis methods and implementing them successfully within project teams. Helps in the design of new experiments.

The Biostatistician shall provide programming and information technology support to the CDC, including but not limited to:

  • Provide statistical support in the design and analysis of surveys, randomized controlled trials, and risk factor assessments including modeling of data

  • Develop statistical and mathematical models to describe findings and describe current trends and changes in trends

  • Provide statistical input in the study design phase and analysis phase, as well as in careful review of the end product, focusing on appropriateness of statistical methods and validity of conclusions

  • Establish and track time schedules for completing various phases of system development

  • Design and conduct methodologically sound research and evaluation studies using univariate, bivariate, multivariate and other statistical testing approaches as appropriate

  • Independently provide computer programmer and other information technology support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the CDC

  • Provide statistical support to the CDC. This support shall include overseeing data cleaning and quality, the creation of datasets, working with CDC scientists to select analytic approaches appropriate to the objectives of the study, and conducting analyses using a variety of statistical techniques and software

  • Participate in the interpretation of study results and manuscript preparation

  • Provide programming support, which shall include designing and maintaining customized databases for data entry and tracking, querying custom datasets for analysis, supporting and troubleshooting users, developing new functionality as indicated, developing a detailed understanding of existing databases including but not limited to Project, and running descriptive statistics and other computations as requested

  • Track, monitor, analyze, and report data from epidemiological surveillance and outbreaks

  • Merge, integrate and pool data across different sources

  • Perform data management and analysis

  • Compile and organize data and assure accuracy

  • Contribute to the writing and editing of reports, manuscripts and other documents

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS : BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience

  • Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Public Health

  • CDC experience preferred

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in data management and statistical analysis

  • Efficient use of statistical software packages such as SAS, Access, Excel, EpiInfo

  • Excellent data management skills

  • Knowledge and experience in assuring data quality and validation and possess capabilities in basic and complex data analysis

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as the core duties require regular interaction, both direct and in writing, with staff epidemiologists, health scientists, and programmers

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize assignments and multi-task

  • Ability to work systematically and independently

  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage several projects simultaneously

  • Ability to draft plans to resolve inaccuracies or other problematic situations

  • Knowledge of study design and ability to identify and explore potential sources of bias and confounding and a thorough understanding of statistical methods including but not limited to linear, logistic, and conditional logistic regression models

  • Ability to research, learn and provide innovative and original thinking with regards to study design and in the use of established and new statistical methods is also required

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

# of Openings:

1

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA GA Atlanta - 2 Corporate Sq (GAS004)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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