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Post Date: Feb 28, 2019
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - Maryland - Flexwork
Job Reference: T443457
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Health Science Data Scientist   (Job Number:443457)


This task order is to implement foundational reporting and analysis tools including the implementation of a Data Mart utilizing Data Mart and other tools for reporting and developing reporting for scientific and administrative needs.

The Data Scientist works in cross-functional teams with data at all stages of the analysis lifecycle to derive actionable insight. Translates mission needs into an end-to-end analytical approach to achieve results. Performs the pre-analytics areas of data collection and understanding, data cleansing and integration, and data storage and retrieval. Determines the appropriate analytics based on the data and the desired outcomes, using techniques including feature detection, statistics, data mining, predictive modeling, machine learning, natural language processing, and business intelligence. Interprets the validity of results and communicates the meaning of those results. Has familiarity with data wrangling, analytics, and visualization software and programming languages, including analytics methods for big data. Follows a scientific approach to generate value from data, verifying results at each step.


Independently performs complex data analytics tasks involving the application of advanced data mining principles, practices, techniques and reporting.

Identify opportunities for replacing existing custom developed reporting functions with Business Objects functionality.

Identify opportunities for increased efficiency in reporting.

Provide portfolio analysis, including semantic analysis tools in support of identified requirements from Scientific Portfolio Analysis Working Group (SPAWG)

Provide expertise in scientific and administrative data sources to use as universes within the Business Objects tool.

This position requires remote/telework. On occasion, candidate will need to travel in to the client sites for meetings

Required Skills:

Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience Business Intelligence tools and report development, including analytics methods for report development.

Expertise in ontology driven architecture

Able to develop best practices to implement SAP Business Objects on top of Data Mart.

Experience with SAP Business Objects universes and administering SAP Business Objects Enterprise.

At least 5 years of experience in Data Mining, predictive analysis, and/or machine learning.

Ability to perform complex data analytics tasks involving the application of advanced data mining principles, practices, and techniques.

Ability to analyze, model and interpret data.

Excellent analytical skills, problem solving and troubleshooting ability.

Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate effectively.

Public Trust.

Desired Skills:

ITIL certification; CompTIA Security+ Certification.

Biomedical research or intramural program experience is a plus.

NIH Experience.

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Job Posting: Jan 15, 2019, 11:00:00 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FLEXWORK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time