Biostatistician - Junior

Working from home
Aug 01, 2022
Aug 31, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a junior biostatistician with demonstrated quantitative and statistical experience. In this role for the VA Office of Research and Development (ORD), the junior biostatistician will evaluate customer data sets, identify trends, quantify results, and interpret findings that can be used to recommend changes in investments, processes or engagements that improve future outcomes.

This junior-level, full-time position is 100% remote. There are multiple contingent hire positions available.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in statistical analysis of complex data sets to support VA research studies utilizing recognized methods and software.
  • Perform tasks related to applying biostatistical theories, techniques, and methods to gather, analyze, interpret, and/or report quantified information.
  • Contribute to decision-making on study design and data collection, ensuring alignment with study objectives.
  • Develop simple graphs and charts to explain how the mathematical information will influence the specific project based on research, collection, and analysis of data.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 years of related biostatistical experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics or a related field of study.
  • Ability to apply biostatistical theories, techniques, and methods to gather, analyze, interpret, and report quantified information.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with Veteran Affairs data (i.e., Corporate Data Warehouse).
  • Experience using Java, R, Python, Tableau, SPSS, SQL or Salesforce for data analysis and business intelligence reporting.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and work well with others.
  • Self-starter with the ability to effectively navigate complex and ambiguous efforts.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.

Client Information

VA Research is fourfold: to improve Veterans' health and well-being via basic, translational, clinical, health services, and rehabilitative research; to apply scientific knowledge to develop effective individualized care solutions for Veterans; to attract, train, and retain the highest-caliber investigators, and nurture their development as leaders in their fields; and to assure a culture of professionalism, collaboration, accountability, and the highest regard for research volunteers' safety and privacy. VA Research is unique because of its focus on health issues that affect Veterans. It is part of an integrated health care system with a state-of-the-art electronic health record and has come to be viewed as a model for superior bench-to-bedside research. The Office of Research and Development (ORD) seeks to create access to enterprise-level support for research and development activities conducted at VA Research Facilities in all VISNs.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge.

Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

What's in it for you?

· Competitive compensation

· Health, vision, dental and disability plans with company contributions

· 401K plan with immediate vesting and a competitive company match

· Generous paid time off and flexible work schedules

· Flexible savings accounts

· Commuter benefits

· Company-sponsored professional education and training opportunities

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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