Statistician - Hybrid

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Dec 02, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2023
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
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 bachelor level statisticians to join our internationally respected, highly collaborative, multidisciplinary team. The position supports data file preparation and cleaning; sampling, weighting, and non-response bias analyses for nationally representative samples; and data analysis.

Job Responsibilities
• Prepare and clean data for statistical purposes, review data for quality
• Construct sample frames and select samples using appropriate statistical sampling methods
• Develop survey weights and conduct nonresponse bias analyses on final survey data
• Perform appropriate statistical analyses
• Prepare documentation and written deliverables

Basic Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in Mathematics or Statistics or related quantitative field. Qualified students must complete their degree by December 31, 2022.

Preferred Qualifications
• Ability to work well in a team environment
• Candidates will benefit from knowing R, SAS, or other statistical software

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

 

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.

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