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
Engineering & Sciences
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
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Telecommuting Not Allowed
USA GA Atlanta - 2 Corporate Sq (GAS004)
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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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