Registry Data Manager

Rockville , MD
Sep 21, 2022
Oct 17, 2022
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Westat is seeking a full-time Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Data Manager who will interact with experts in different subject matter areas (epidemiologists, economists, and social scientists), statisticians, and other programmers. You will have good understanding of the exchange of immunization data between immunization information systems (IISs), provider organizations, and consumer applications. Ideally, you will understand the opportunities and limitations of using IIS data; functionality of provider to IIS and IIS to IIS interface; and how to pull birth cohorts from IIS.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Use SAS to perform data management tasks and support data analysis.
  • Work with multifaceted teams comprised of subject matter experts, statisticians, and programmers.
  • Conduct data reviews and create documentation.
  • Assist with task timelines and management. 

Basic Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree and at least 3-5 years of managing a large data set (e.g., millions of records).
  • Familiar with administrative data.
  • Use of SAS for data cleaning and transformations to support data analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with linking multi-record per person data files.
  • Experience with longitudinal studies. 
  • Experience with working on multiple projects and/or tasks at the same time.
  • Knowledge of NIS is not required, but preferred
  • Can create birth cohorts using different time periods (eg, point in time, period of time, followed over time)
  • Proficient with creating and using SAS macros
  • Experience with and understanding of Immunization Information System (IIS)

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients• Organization skills, including time management ability
  • Detail oriented

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.