Data Analyst (Must be US Citizen)

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Updated: November 10, 2017
Job ID: 213124
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: San Diego, CA, United States

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HJF is seeking a Data Analyst to support the Deployment Health Research Center (DHRC) at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, California. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to DHRC. Provides statistical/analytical support for the department/division using data from a large longitudinal survey of military service members; exercises independent judgment in the resolution of analytical problems.


  1. Performs data management and manipulation using SAS programming.
  2. Conducts and interprets statistical analyses using SAS (e.g., mixed models, multivariable logistic, and Cox proportional hazard modeling).
  3. Assists in designing and conducting research projects.
  4. Assists in writing project results for programmatic reports and scientific manuscripts.
  5. Reviews and remains current with the literature on data management and data analysis/statistics.
  6. Prepares and presents informal and formal briefings at various scientific and military conferences/meetings. 
  7. Reviews and assesses the work of other professionals in the field.
  8. Contributes to the study team by accomplishing related duties as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

  1. Experience using SAS software for data manipulation and analysis.
  2. Knowledge of survey methodology and basic statistics.
  3. Experience writing scientific reports.
  4. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  5. Knowledge of basic research methods, epidemiology, and/or public health.
  6. Intermediate to advance skills in use of Microsoft Office products.
  7. Experience writing memorandums, correspondence, abstracts, articles, and/or proposals.
  8. Ability to plan and prioritize work.
  9. Ability to be a self-starter and work independently.
  10. Ability to work with professionals from various fields, organizations and levels.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  This position requires the equivalent of a college degree in Public Health, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or related field plus 0 –2 years related experience. An advanced degree is preferred, but not required.

Physical Capabilities:  Walking, standing, must be able to read reports, labels and use computer, must be able to hear well enough to communicate with coworkers, must be able to write, type, and use phone system

Clearance: If a security clearance is not active upon hire, the candidate must be able to obtain a security clearance of secret for this position. Candidates will access DoD databases that have classified information.

Work Environment:  Normal office working conditions

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.