Data and Policy Analyst – Department of Justice (DOJ) Data Visualization Track
Burlingame, 94010, United States
Information Technology (IT)
Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute conduct public policy research and statistical analysis on health programs at the national, state, and local levels. We leverage our unparalleled data access to improve information available to policymakers, while our meritocratic environment offers rapid advancement and leadership opportunities. Our policy firms offer an exciting opportunity to work in health care topics.
Data and Policy Analysts provide analytical support for research and consulting projects for government and private clients, primarily in the area of health policy. They are responsible for managing and analyzing data, researching and interpreting policy, and communicating findings to multiple audiences.
Analysts for the DOJ team work with the Department of Justice to provide data analysis and statistical support for their healthcare fraud cases and investigations. Analysts on the data visualization track will play an additional role in designing and implementing interactive data visualizations using web technologies. Products must communicate results intuitively and precisely, and be accessible to audiences of a wide range of analytic experience. Over the long-term, the data visualization analyst will contribute to the development of an internal library of reusable graphics for wider use.
As we review your materials, we are looking for candidates who best exemplify the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field, or equivalent experience
Familiarity with statistical programming
Demonstrated interest in UX/UI design
Good quantitative analytical skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Good organizational skills and strong attention to detail
Able to demonstrate initiative, critical thinking, and problem solving
Able to work in a team-oriented environment
Able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated aptitude and enthusiasm for learning
Demonstrated interest in health and social policy
A link to a portfolio of work in data visualization is highly encouraged.
Any application without a cover letter will not be considered. Transcripts and coding samples are not required, however highly preferred and may be requested. We are excited to review your application and look forward to seeing how you may best contribute to our work.
Acumen LLC is a rapidly expanding policy research firm dedicated to improving health and social service programs. Small in size with a culture that blends the intellectual challenge of academia with the flexibility and openness of a young and growing company, we are uniquely situated to work on high-impact public sector projects from the private sector. We work in close partnership with local, state and federal government agencies to provide them with advanced econometric modeling, qualitative analysis, technical assistance and software development. Our analysis informs and directly impacts decisions made by government officials on a range of public policy issues, while our corporate environment provides potential for rapid growth and advancement for those with initiative and a desire to learn.