RTI International - Atlanta, GA
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RTI International is seeking a Data Manager/Analyst to fill a CDC support position to provide technical and supervisory support to a multiple-source surveillance system in the metropolitan Atlanta area. This position will be located in client facilities of the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.
Assist with day-to-day management of programs, scientific and technical support, including data management and application development;
Collaborate with CDC staff on the day-to-day management of the MADCP database and other related databases, including data management, programming support, statistical data analysis and reporting of results;
Provide data management and programming support for maintenance and management of existing data collection and management systems. Routine support is needed for quality assurance and quality control. Occasional support is needed for new application development, creation of analytic files and system set-up in support of NCBDDD activities.
Develop, manage and maintain large analytic and clinical databases utilizing SAS and other PC based analytic tools;
Utilize externally provided data in multiple file formats, standardize and convert these data into permanent datasets, transfer these data to various data /software platforms, and load into prewritten MS Access/SQL Server/VB.net instruments.
Develop and implement a plan for the organization, maintenance, security, and accessibility of MACDP and related data. Prepare clearly written documentation of the plan and procedures.
Manage data utilizing SAS, SQL, VB.net, MS Access and other data management/collection tools.
Perform regular analyses to evaluate data integrity and scientific monitoring. Write programs for data cleaning. Document all procedures and programs.
Develop, implement, and document procedures for exporting and importing data as needed for analysis by individual researchers.
Conduct data linkage between MACDP and various vital record files (birth, death, linked birth-death, fetal death).
Advise researchers about issues related to the nature of the data that may impact scientific analyses. Prepare analytic files and/or conduct data analyses for individual projects as needed.
Extract, transform, and load the abstracted data into permanent datasets after the completion data collection.
Prepare data to be sent for NDI (National Death Index) linking, and then worked with returned files to identify true linkages.
Prepare data to be geo-coded, and then work with returned files to ensure accurate results.
Provide expert services in support of instrument development, data collection and management of MACDP data collection activities.
Maintain MACDP field manual and study documentation in collaboration with MACDP staff.
Coordinate and assist in MACDP data management.
Provide limited IT technical support of MACDP operations.
Provide limited IT technical support related to MACDP documentation and information dissemination to the scientific, public health, and lay communities.
Assist with the analyses of supplemental MACDP database information as requested.
Master s degree in Statistics, Public Health , Epidemiology, Social Science or related field (Chemistry, Engineering, Operational Research, or Computer Science) with 3 - 5 years of experience in data management and data analysis.
5 years experience using SAS and Microsoft Access
Demonstrated skills in data cleaning, data manipulation, data management, data linkage, and data analysis.
Demonstrated ability to conduct quality control and assurance of own and others programs and analyses.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
RTI International is one of the world s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry services.
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