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ALTA IT Services, LLC | Junior Data Analyst/SAS Programmer | Herndon, VA | United States | BigDataKB.com | 2022/10/30


Job Location: Herndon, VA

Title: REMOTE Sr & Jr Data Analyst / SAS Programmer ( 2 positions)

Location: REMOTE but must be within 60 minutes of Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD

Compensation: Salary + Benefits + Bonuses — Estimated base salary range below, not exact as compensation is based on extent of position-relevant experience:

Senior: $95,000 – $140,000/yr w2


Junior: $65,000 – 85,000/yr w2

Clearance: Must be US Cit per Federal client requirements to attain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

  • For immediate consideration, please call Adam directly 301-212-7355 or text Adam on cell at 240-601-8546


  • Import, clean, transform, validate and analyze data in SAS, with the purpose of understanding and drawing conclusions from data in support of data-to-decision knowledge products
  • Test data to identify data integrity issues, troubleshoot problems, and make recommendations and/or plan solutions
  • Participate in data-related projects, including but not limited to data standardization and normalization, maintenance, quality assurance, and visualization
  • Generate and maintain data documentation to include data dictionaries, metadata, and standard operating procedures
  • Review both internal and external documentation to understand raw and analytic datasets as well as data flow to help make meaningful decisions of data
  • Integrate data from multiple sources and apply complex rules to create analytic data sets for epidemiologists, researchers, physicians, and other stakeholders
  • Apply statistical approaches, including modeling, and business analyses, to create and advance knowledge products such as data visualizations, interactive dashboards, and detailed annual reports


  • B.S. in computer science, biostatistics, information systems, or other applicable degree with 4+ years of experience in clinical operations, quality improvement, or public health domain. 2+ additional years of experience can substitute for a degree.
  • Broad experience using SAS, MS Excel and SQL for data ingestion, transformation, analysis, and visualization – designing and building analytic datasets primarily using SAS.
  • Expertise in data documentation ability, including creation/modification of data dictionaries, handling versioning and quality control of conflicting datasets.
  • Strong analytic, critical thinking, and decision-making skills and can identify and solve issues independently – investigate and understand data issues and actively participate in course correction.
  • Ability and drive to adhere to detailed coding and documentation standards
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills needed to keep research team informed of progress, changes in status of work, and communicate findings to stakeholders


  • Clinical operations exposure is valuable – including exposure to datasets from EHR/EMR systems and understanding and application of public health, epidemiology, and research principles.
  • Prior service or thorough understanding of the U.S. military is a plus, particular experience with military health systems, data, or healthcare policies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ICD 9/10 codes.
  • Experience with feeding business analytics tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, Sisense, etc.


The team is temporarily working remotely and will likely return to on-site work in Silver Spring, Maryland. Candidates within reasonable commute range or those willing to relocate are strongly preferred.

Security Clearance Requirements

This position requires US citizenship and the ability to attain and maintain a Public Trust.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to remain in stationary position for up to 50% of the time.
  • Must be able to move about inside the office or IT environment to access computer systems, modules; equipment and IT machinery.
  • Must be able to constantly operate computers and other IT environment systems such as IT machinery, modules, etc.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations.
  • Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • The person in this position must be able to detect, identify, observe, and assess written communications; presentations; and manuals.

  • For immediate consideration, please call Adam directly 301-212-7355 or text Adam at 240-601-8546

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