POTFF Data Scientist II

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Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group anticipates several openings for Data Scientist II's at various locations to support the Protection of the Force and Family (POTFF) Contract.


The Data Scientist II shall be responsible for entering, cleaning, and conducting advanced data manipulation and statistical analysis.  Operating in consultation with POTFF program staff and the Government’s POTFF biostatistician, the Data Scientist II shall provide subject matter expertise in the areas of program evaluation, research methodologies and data analysis.  Provide consultation and assistance to supported units and POTFF staff to identify opportunities and methods for capturing data relating to POTFF programs and initiatives.  Prepare reports and presentations that accurately convey data trends and associated analysis.  The contractor will be granted access to Government systems to enter and analyze data.


Master’s or doctoral degree in quantitative science, social science or related discipline.  Proficient with the suite of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and Access. An advanced proficiency with commonly used statistical software application (e.g. SPSS, SAS, and R). Advanced proficiency may be demonstrated through an employment history in academia or other setting where the conduct of research is routine.  Proficiency shall be further demonstrated by a history of scientific publications.  Possess excellent communication skills and shall be highly detail oriented and organized and have at least three years of research experience in an academic, social services, government, healthcare or laboratory setting.


US Citizenship required.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret government security clearance.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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