Feb 21, 2020

Data and Policy Analyst – Department of Justice (DOJ) Data Visualization Track

  • Acumen LLC
  • Burlingame, 94010, United States
Full-Time Information Technology (IT) Other Research

Job Description

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.


Job Requirements:

Required Skills

As we review your materials, we are looking for candidates who best exemplify the following qualifications:

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field, or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with statistical programming
  • Experience with web technologies, including JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and visualization libraries (e.g., d3.js)
  • 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

Qualifications Desired:

  • 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.





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