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R Data Scientist

Washington, DC
Analytica is seeking a Data Scientist (R Programmer) to develop predictive models, database support and ad hoc responses to analytics leadership. You will be providing support for a meaningful and impactful project with the Defense Health Agency’s health care and patient portals, reports to leadership and dashboard development. Junior analysts with exceptional skills and independence are welcome to apply for this role.

Analytica has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as a fastest-growing private US small business.  We work with U.S. government customers in health, civilian, and national security missions.  We offer competitive compensation with opportunities for bonuses, employer paid health care, training and development funds, and 401k match.  

RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to): 
  • Writing code proficiently with adherence to best practices
  • Ability to analyze data and research for anomalies, diagnose code issues, detect errors and debug
  • Ability to test and suggest code improvements and optimizations
  • Familiarity with a broad range of R packages
  • Querying, analyzing, and validating large, complex databases and data sets
  • Ability to describe technical problems and solutions to a non-technical audience
  • Standard and ad hoc report building, dashboards, and visualizations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 1-3 years of background and experience with R (SAS, Python statistics a plus)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of essential statistical methods
  • Ability to work with various data types independently, as well as with a team
  • Understanding of quantitative computations
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust
  • Active Public Trust a plus (not required)
  • Healthcare or DHA background a plus (not required)
  • Research science experience a plus (not required)
  • Experience with visualization tools such as Tableau/Qlik a plus (not required)

About ANALYTICA: Analytica is a leading consulting and information technology solutions provider to public sector organizations supporting health, civilian, and national security missions. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Bethesda, MD, the company is an established SBA certified HUBZone and 8(a) small business that has been recognized by Inc. Magazine each of the past three years as one of the 250 fastest-growing companies in the U.S.  Analytica specializes in providing software and systems engineering, information management, analytics & visualization, agile project management, and management consulting services. The company is appraised by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at CMMI® Maturity Level 3 and is an ISO 9001:2008 certified provider.

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