Data Analyst II

NCI Information Systems, Inc. - Remote

Full-time
Responsibilities
NCI: As a Data Analyst II, you will design and develop statistical methods to evaluate and analyze numerical data using computer software, including MS Access, MS Excel, SAS, Oracle, SQL and/or other applications. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.

Highlights of Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, designs and develops statistical methods to evaluate and analyze numerical data using computer software, including MS Access, MS Excel, SAS, SQL and/or other applications, for assigned projects
Develops algorithms, models and/or projects
Designs and develops innovative analytical approaches and predictive modeling techniques for reactive or proactive data analysis, statistical modeling, data mining, sampling, and study design
Develops trend reports to identify potential program or systematic vulnerabilities
Produces and submits required reports according to established time guidelines and maintains records according to quality management system requirements
Communicates effectively with management, investigators, other Statisticians, as well as internal and external clients, including federal law enforcement offices, to provide reactive and proactive case development support and to fulfill law enforcement data requests
Utilizes data analysis techniques to detect aberrancies in claims data and proactively seeks out and develops leads and cases received from a variety of internal and external sources
Prepares, develops, and participates in variance training that pertains to different types of data analysis
Validates data analysis results and analytically identifies violations of laws, guidelines, policies, and regulations
Develops, implements and ensures compliance with written procedures for the Data Analysis Unit
Complies with various guidelines and directions regarding data analysis and data management
Meets quality and production standards
Coordinates data analysis activities for all internal and external stakeholders, including law enforcement and other analysts
Qualifications

Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, BioStatistics, or a closely related field and/or quantitative field, such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Management Information Systems
Minimum two years statistical analysis experience
Experience using MS Excel, SAS, SQL and/or other applications to perform various types of data analysis, which may be gained during academic studies
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills, and proficiency in performing multiple tasks in a rapidly changing environment
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects

Preferred Education and Experience:
Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid claims data, rules and regulations
Master's degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related field
Experience with health care data analytics, with additional preference for candidates with experience using CMS systems and OnePI

Physical Requirements:
Sitting for long periods
Standing for long periods
Ambulate throughout an office
Ambulate between several buildings
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
Repeatedly lift and carry weight up to 10 pounds
Travel by land or air transportation up to 10%
It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. NCI is aVEVRAA Federal Contractor.