Mgr Data Analytics 2/ Public Health Data Scientist

Location: Atlanta, GA

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  • Category: Research and Sciences
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance Type: Other
  • Telecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees “do the can’t be done”, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
The successful candidate will be part of Peraton’s Civil and Health Sector that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) across a range of federal contracts engaged in all aspects of data science. As a Team Lead, you will develop, grow and manage a data science team supporting customer’s informatics activities. This includes guiding junior and seasoned data scientists in performing work to improve public health surveillance systems and optimize data collection, management and utilization strategies. You will also provide expertise to CDC data scientists and state and local stakeholders on new strategies and tools for communicating and disseminating data in order to improve decision-making and public health practices targeted to achieve public health missions. Specific task requirements include: •Provide data science expertise to improve the quality and impact of public health surveillance, research, and administrative data from design to dissemination
  • Provide guidance on statistical models, methods, and tools to enhance data quality and impact
  • Identify data sources to maximize data quality and access, including artificial intelligence (i.e., machine learning) and social media
  • Collaborate with other Informatics and Information Technology professionals to develop and modernize existing systems through automation and other strategies
  • Assess compliance with applicable national data standards, policies, and procedures
  • Create or enhance data analytic methods and tools through available technologies to achieve desired results
  • Develop scalable data methods and algorithms
  • Provide data analyses to transform raw data into actionable information and interpret findings to technical experts as well as lay audiences, including the use of data visualization strategies and other communication tools
  • Communicate methodologies and data findings through conference presentations, reports, and publications to help advance and advocate key public health objectives
  • Develops data science-focused content for concept papers and competitive government contract proposals
  • Identify data science talent internally and externally and establish appropriate career paths for team members
  • Manage work load and allocations of data science team members
  • Identify tools and skills required to effectively support the public health mission during the modernization of public health data surveillance
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 or more years of experience Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health Informatics, or other related fields or 5 or more years of experience with a Masters in a related field. in Expert knowledge in data science and advanced statistical methods and models
  • Applied expertise working with public health information systems at the state or federal level
  • Applied experience with a broad range of PaaS and COTS analytical tools
  • Familiarity with a range of data sources, including Electronic Health Records (EHR), artificial intelligence, and social media
  • Knowledge of federal data standards, privacy requirements, and security standards
  • Must be a US Citizen or a Green Card Holder Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of CDC information systems, policies, and data standards
  • Familiarity with the CDC Data Hub in AWS
  • Knowledge of critical public health internal and external stakeholders at the state, tribal, local or territorial levels and/or working with CDC
  • Knowledge of state and federal public health laws, including public health reporting
  • Understanding of data science and Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)
  • Published papers or conference speaking experience in the area of data science We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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