Senior Biostatistician:

Atlanta Georgia


Job Description:

Leidos has opening for a Senior Biostatistician to work in in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Primary Responsibilities

Provide ad hoc analyses of surveillance data, analyses to support programmatic activities, and preparation of research papers or reports for publication and presentation.

This project requires strong epidemiological, statistical, and SAS/R programming expertise.

This task requires 1) understanding and application of general and novel statistical approaches including multivariate techniques (logistic regression, generalized linear models, proportional hazards modeling), 2) strong SAS programming skills; 3) orderly management of microcomputer files in a Windows environment to develop databases and analysis programs for data analysis; 4) provide leadership and direction of conceptual ideas in statistical analysis of large datasets 5) developing statistical reports and presenting data in Excel, particularly the ability to efficiently produce large complex Excel tables efficiently and reports from SAS in customized formats to fit the needs of periodic reports; 6) using PROC REPORT and other report production features of SAS to produce excel files; 7) importing, exporting, and manipulating data files, including recoding, transforming, and creating variables to accommodate analytic needs; 8) preparing written reports and presenting at meetings; and 9) performing other analytical and data related duties, as needed.

Basic Qualifications

MS degree and 8-10 years of prior relevant experience in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistic or Math. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Preferred Qualifications

SAS Base Programmer certification, SAS Advanced Programmer certification, 5-8 years of statistical programming experience using SAS or R, including SAS macro programming and design of data management systems for error checking and SAS report writing *Technical experience with data management, dataset creation, data analysis and report generation. * Experience with large datasets. * Experience developing analysis plans and statistical reports. *Must be able to work independently, with minimal direction.

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Public Trust



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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

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