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Duties and Responsibilities include:

• Obtain, assemble and format analytic data sets from a variety of complex data sources (including national and state surveys and registry data) that relate to trends in the prevalence, incidence, prevention, risk factors, and control of diabetes and its complications. These include...

o administrative datasets, electronic health record systems, large national data sets such the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES),

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

• Create well-documented, standardized SAS datasets that assure timely access and appropriate use of data to produce estimates of diabetes surveillance indicators.

• Create the relational databases needed for SQL server feeds to the USDSS internet application.

• Conducts statistical analyses and prepare statistical reports.

• Use advanced macros and a variety of statistical software (e.g., SAS, SUDAAN, R, GIS) to develop appropriate methods for graphing, tabulating, summarizing, interpreting and presenting data from complex survey data and other large databases.

• Create, modify, and document statistical and data management programs to create estimates of surveillance indicators.

• Resolve problems involving complex data management and analytic activities.

• Use statistical theory and methods to conduct statistical analyses of trend using appropriate software (e.g., SUDAAN, Joint Point, and SAS).

• Uses GIS software to map and analyze surveillance data at the state and county level.

• Ensures surveillance data are of the highest quality.

• Verify accuracy of surveillance data on the beta test site of the USDSS.

• Identify departures from trend in surveillance analyses requiring further exploration and explanation prior to public release.

• Advises on the future development of USDSS and the National Diabetes Statistics Report.

• Recommend changes to system requirements and reports to meet user needs.

• Provide high level of technical expertise and assistance in support of surveillance activities.

• Advise in the internet application development of the USDSS and in the design of the National Diabetes Statistics Report.

• Explores new data sources and surveillance indicators to fill informational gaps in diabetes surveillance.

Minimum Requirements

• Knowledge of analytic data management including best practices, tools, and techniques is required.

• Knowledge of statistical methods and the ability to complete and interpret statistical analyses is required.

• Knowledge of statistical programming languages and statistical analysis software packages is required (SAS and SUDAAN, or R).

• Direct experience performing analytic data management and statistical analysis of administrative data and large, complex surveys is required.

• Knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) software and programming (e.g., Aeronautical Reconnaissance Coverage Geographic System-ArcGIS) is highly desirable as well as interactive data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau).

Skills:

sas, Simulation, statistics, Data analysis, Tableau, Data, arcgis, stata, statistical analysis, data modeling

Top Skills Details:

sas,Simulation,statistics,Data analysis,Tableau,Data,arcgis,stata,statistical analysis,data modeling

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree strongly preferred

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law
Brookhaven GA United States

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