Acumen LLC

Acumen, LLC conducts policy research in support of federal, state, and local health care and social policy programs. We leverage our vast data resources to improve information available to policymakers on topics such as drug and vaccine safety; health insurance markets; value-based purchasing; and health care fraud.

Acumen, LLC, in conjunction with its affiliated firm, The SPHERE Institute, offers policymakers a powerful policy analysis capability, providing specific and impartial advice, as well as context for policy debates.

Our work reflects our belief that policymakers, health care providers, and the public should have the best available information upon which to base their decisions.

Jun 16, 2022  
The Human Resources Coordinator I position supports operations on the Human Resources team. This position assists with tasks associated with on-boarding and off-boarding employees, maintaining employee records, employee programs, immigration, and coordination of meeting with multiple parties, special projects and initiatives. The Human Resources Coordinator I is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and documenting team activities, as well as, with external vendors.    Job Functions and Responsibilities: Assists with the following tasks related to the on-boarding and off-boarding of employees: On-boarding: Assists with running background checks before hire Completes on-boarding paperwork for new hires Assists with delivering new hire orientation and acts as a point-of-contact for new hires Ensures all orientation content is maintained and updated regularly Filing Off-boarding: Assists with off-boarding procedures and paperwork Coordinates...
Acumen LLC Burlingame, California
Jun 10, 2022  
Our Technical Communication team is looking for a Technical Information Coordinator - Project Coordinator with strong organizational and communication skills. In this role, you’ll have an opportunity to help organize and track complex tasks across multidisciplinary teams as part of a rapidly expanding company venture. You’ll also ensure that project requirements and objectives are met, benchmarking internal work against contract requirements and keeping client reporting records up-to-date.   The Technical Information Coordinator – Project Coordinator will: Monitor the progression of project timelines and deliverables; Work with cross-functional teams to generate project status information, including a stakeholder registry, project data services, and project information systems; Manage and maintain that information using internally developed tools and information management systems; Disseminate information to internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner;...
Acumen LLC Burlingame, California
May 26, 2022  
The Recruiting Coordinator provides valuable support to the Recruiting Department assisting senior recruiting staff in all stages of the hiring process. The Recruiting Coordinator plays an integral role in the growth and success of our organization.    Under direct supervision, the Recruiting Coordinator performs the following job functions: Assists in the candidate hiring process by collecting all application materials and coordinating candidate interviews Ensures candidate progression in the hiring process via our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Manages candidate interview panels and interview feedback Contributes to a candidate’s positive interview experience through consistent communication Tracks employee referrals and maintains employee referral forms Conducts initial screening of candidates for specified jobs. Coordinates with area employment agencies, universities, and other recruitment sources to help identify qualified candidates Schedules...
Acumen LLC Burlingame, California
May 12, 2022  
The Senior Front-End Application Developer will lead multiple projects with an agile Software Development team through front-end requirements, delivering technical application solutions to internal and external clients. As the top front-end resource, this role is responsible for design methodologies, communication and training of best practices, and code review for front-end developers and data visualization experts.   Responsibilities: Design and develop features to meet customer requirements and business goals Build high quality and highly reliable software to meet the needs of the product owners Write clean, elegant, and reusable code that solves complex problems Participate in design & code review processes Work closely with engineers, DevOps, QA, and Project Managers Be responsible for end-to-end delivery of features and provide support after launch Mentor junior developers Lead the development of software projects Participate in planning and...
Acumen LLC Remote, United States
May 12, 2022  
We are looking for a full-stack software developer who is familiar with Agile Software Development practices, committed to deliver high quality software products, and is able to work with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Software Developers, and QA personnel.   Responsibilities: Develop, maintain, and improve internally and externally facing software products to collect, process, and distribute information in support of the operation of large-scale data center and project management activities Collaborate with Product owners and business analysts to transform evolving requirements into working applications Collaborate with peers to deliver high quality software products Work closely with the QA team to develop and implement test plans   Qualifications: Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming foundations Skilled in data structures and algorithms Familiar with the .NET Framework  (C#/VB) Familiar with...
Acumen LLC Washington, D.C.
May 12, 2022  
We are looking for a full-stack software developer who is familiar with Agile Software Development practices, committed to deliver high quality software products, and is able to work with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Software Developers, and QA personnel.   Responsibilities: Develop, maintain, and improve internally and externally facing software products to collect, process, and distribute information in support of the operation of large-scale data center and project management activities Collaborate with Product owners and business analysts to transform evolving requirements into working applications Collaborate with peers to deliver high quality software products Work closely with the QA team to develop and implement test plans   Qualifications: Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming foundations Skilled in data structures and algorithms Familiar with the .NET Framework  (C#/VB) Familiar with...
Acumen LLC Burlingame, California
May 12, 2022  
The Back-End Application Developer will work with an agile software development team on back-end requirements, delivering technical application solutions to internal and external clients.   Responsibilities: Design and develop features to meet customer requirements and business goals Build high quality and highly reliable software to meet the needs of the product owners Write clean, elegant, and reusable code that solves complex problems Participate in design & code review processes   Qualifications: Excellent problem solving skills Experience working within Agile practices Strong knowledge of Java or other OO programming languages Experience working with Relational databases like PostgreSQL Experience in building REST APIs using the Spring Boot framework Experience with CI/CD techniques Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / related field or equivalent experience. Masters preferred 2-4+ years of software development experience...
Acumen LLC Remote, United States
May 12, 2022  
The Contracts Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Contracts Department to efficiently operate and maintain an effective contracts portfolio management system. This position will perform specialized tasks from pre-award to close-out as assigned. Tasks will include managing a variety of contract types as well as sub-awards to ensure the company is maintaining compliance and fulfilling its contractual obligations.    Job Functions and Responsibilities: Maintain and update all existing contracts and data use agreements (DUA) in the contract management database according to organizational policies, procedures, and modifications; Maintain a detailed audit file for each contract which will include the original contract, all authorizations and correspondence, changes/mods, and amendments; Review and analyze contracts and sub-awards to identify language issues and/or budgetary concerns to ensure that Acumen and/or sub-contractor are in compliance with legal...
Acumen LLC Remote, United States
May 12, 2022  
At Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute, Data and Policy Analysts provide analytical support for research and consulting projects for government and private clients, primarily in the area of health policy. This position is responsible for managing and analyzing data, researching and interpreting policy, and communicating findings to multiple audiences. Data and Policy Analysts perform a wide array of functions as part of the research process. Those applicants interested in focusing on statistical programming help create and report descriptive statistic, conduct econometric and statistical analyses of data using statistical software such as SAS and STATA, interpret study specifications, research findings, and quantitative analyses for relevant audiences, develop research files from large confidential datasets, and perform other duties as assigned. As we review your materials, we are looking for candidates who best exemplify the following qualifications:   Qualifications...
Acumen LLC Los Angeles, California
May 12, 2022  
At Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute, Data and Policy Analysts provide analytical support for research and consulting projects for government and private clients, primarily in the area of health policy. This position is responsible for managing and analyzing data, researching and interpreting policy, and communicating findings to multiple audiences. Data and Policy Analysts perform a wide array of functions as part of the research process. Those applicants interested in focusing on statistical programming help create and report descriptive statistic, conduct econometric and statistical analyses of data using statistical software such as SAS and STATA, interpret study specifications, research findings, and quantitative analyses for relevant audiences, develop research files from large confidential datasets, and perform other duties as assigned. As we review your materials, we are looking for candidates who best exemplify the following qualifications:   Qualifications...
Acumen LLC Washington, D.C.
May 12, 2022  
At Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute, Data and Policy Analysts provide analytical support for research and consulting projects for government and private clients, primarily in the area of health policy. This position is responsible for managing and analyzing data, researching and interpreting policy, and communicating findings to multiple audiences. Data and Policy Analysts perform a wide array of functions as part of the research process. Those applicants interested in focusing on statistical programming help create and report descriptive statistic, conduct econometric and statistical analyses of data using statistical software such as SAS and STATA, interpret study specifications, research findings, and quantitative analyses for relevant audiences, develop research files from large confidential datasets, and perform other duties as assigned. As we review your materials, we are looking for candidates who best exemplify the following qualifications:   Qualifications...
Acumen LLC Burlingame, California
May 12, 2022  
At Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute, Data and Policy Analysts provide analytical support for research and consulting projects for government and private clients, primarily in the area of health policy. This position is responsible for managing and analyzing data, researching and interpreting policy, and communicating findings to multiple audiences. Data and Policy Analysts perform a wide array of functions as part of the research process. Those applicants interested in focusing on writing/coordinating will help create and report descriptive statistics, conduct literature searches, independent research and summarize findings, coordinate project activities and communications among diverse groups of internal and external clients and team members, interpret study specifications, research findings and quantitative analyses for relevant audiences, prepare project reports, memos, presentations and proposals, deliver technical assistance and presenting findings to clients, and...
Acumen LLC Burlingame, California
May 12, 2022  
At Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute, Data and Policy Analysts provide analytical support for research and consulting projects for government and private clients, primarily in the area of health policy. This position is responsible for managing and analyzing data, researching and interpreting policy, and communicating findings to multiple audiences. Data and Policy Analysts perform a wide array of functions as part of the research process. Those applicants interested in focusing on writing/coordinating will help create and report descriptive statistics, conduct literature searches, independent research and summarize findings, coordinate project activities and communications among diverse groups of internal and external clients and team members, interpret study specifications, research findings and quantitative analyses for relevant audiences, prepare project reports, memos, presentations and proposals, deliver technical assistance and presenting findings to clients, and...
Acumen LLC Washington, D.C.
May 12, 2022  
At Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute, Data and Policy Analysts provide analytical support for research and consulting projects for government and private clients, primarily in the area of health policy. This position is responsible for managing and analyzing data, researching and interpreting policy, and communicating findings to multiple audiences. Data and Policy Analysts perform a wide array of functions as part of the research process. Those applicants interested in focusing on statistical programming help create and report descriptive statistic, conduct econometric and statistical analyses of data using statistical software such as SAS and STATA, interpret study specifications, research findings, and quantitative analyses for relevant audiences, develop research files from large confidential datasets, and perform other duties as assigned. As we review your materials, we are looking for candidates who best exemplify the following qualifications:   Qualifications...
Acumen LLC Los Angeles, California
May 12, 2022  
As a CMS Data Center, Acumen hosts an unparalleled wealth of healthcare related databases. This role provides an opportunity for skilled programmers to contribute to meaningful work, to be challenged by programming tasks in various languages, and to be part of on-going data infrastructure development. This position enables programmers to unlock the usability of Acumen’s data holdings by transforming them into reliable, vetted, and well-structured research files. The files will be used by a variety of research teams in their support of healthcare policy work. The Data Processing Programmer (DPP) offers an opportunity to learn from experienced programmers on various areas. These include: advanced programming techniques, working with large datasets, developing robust processes for automating the creation of research files, improving runtimes, and reducing data footprint size. The role also provides the opportunity to dive into development projects that bring about...
Acumen LLC Multiple Locations
May 12, 2022  
As an IT Operations Analyst, you will play a critical role in designing and implementing IT systems to optimize organizational efficiency. You will report to the IT Operations Coordinators and work closely with IT Leads and Engineers to provide best practices in IT standards and guidelines. You will be required to use modeling, engineering and accounting to develop a system that assist management and end-users in an effective and efficient manner.   Responsibilities: The primary focus of the IT Analyst position is to provide tech solutions to meet organizational needs. Job functions include: Review and analyze logs and reports to classify areas of improvement within IT infrastructures and processes Alert the IT department on any irregular events immediately Document processes and procedures in preparation for yearly audits Collaborate with management to establish IT objectives that will improve business outcomes Engage in team meetings and provide input on ways...
Acumen LLC Burlingame, California