Mar 04, 2020

Data Scientist - VHA Innovation Job|US-DC-Washington | Job ID 2020-2358

  • ERPi
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-Time Business Consultant Government Health Care Information Technology (IT) Management Other

Job Description


At ERPi, we support the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Innovation Ecosystem (IE). This portfolio of projects, generated through grassroot crowdsourcing initiatives, leadership directives, industry roundtables, and partnerships, requires a team of flexible and competent individuals capable of delivering quality deliverables on tight deadlines. With the increased focus data analytics, the VHA IE team seeks to add a dedicated Data Scientist to the team.

ERPi is seeking a Data Scientist to support a variety of health care innovation projects at a Washington, DC location. The Data Scientist will support individual projects in their data and analytics needs, use existing data to develop business cases, and support portfolio-wide analyses of effectiveness and impact. The candidate should have awareness of Veterans Health Administration data storage platforms, such as the Corporate Data Warehouse (CDW), and have the appropriate SQL knowledge to run data queries. Further, the candidate must demonstrate the ability to clean, manipulate, and analyze data using modern programming languages (Python, SAS, MATLAB, C++, R, Java, SQL, PL/SQL) or business intelligence platforms. The ideal candidate would understand research methodologies commonly utilized in the health care innovation space and be able to design a research methodology with limited client input.

A successful Data Scientist will support the following activities:

  • Find patterns in data and clearly articulate the entire analysis (e.g., methodology, results, assumptions, constraints) using various suites of tools.
  • Creatively apply visualizations to large datasets using tools like Tableau, Power BI, or Qlik.
  • Prepare comprehensive written reports, presentations, and charts based on research, collection, and analysis of data.
  • Review Business requirements, their analytical and operational reporting needs.


Required Skills and Clearance

  • A Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience within government consulting and organizing analytic results for further analysis.
  • Experience manipulating datasets with at least one modern programming language or business intelligence platform (Python, SAS, MATLAB, C++, R, Java, SQL, PL/SQL).
  • Must be proficient in Tableau or equivalent.

Additional Skills Desired

  • Experience working with Veteran Affairs data (i.e. Corporate Data Warehouse)



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