RockvilleMDRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Rockville jobs

Senior Health Data Scientist - Rockville, MD

Company: ICF International
Location: Rockville
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

JOB #R2001235

Senior Health Data Scientist - Rockville, MD ICF’s International Health and Development team seeks a Senior Health Data Scientist to support ICF’s malaria team. The Senior Health Data Scientist will work primarily on the Measure Malaria Project, Agency for International Development’s (USAID) technical assistance project for strengthening malaria endemic country systems to generate quality health information for decision making at local, national, and global levels. The malaria team provides technical support on measurements of malaria control interventions to President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)?supported countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The position will be based in Rockville, MD, USA.

Key Responsibilities The Senior Health Data Scientist will provide technical leadership on malaria data issues to the project. He or she will participate in various aspects of analytics capability development and implementation, including developing applications for curating, analyzing, and visualizing large and multiple data sets, and designing and developing analytical approaches, including machine learning and modeling to support malaria surveillance, monitoring, and evaluation (SME). Specific responsibilities include the following:

Design and develop data preparation components and processes that extract and transform data across multiple databases and sources

Conduct data exploration and identify approaches for model development, feature definition, and application of machine learning.

Gather, analyze, and interpret data from various sources

Develop dashboards and reports to assess malaria data quality and program performance, and support decision making

Conduct independent analysis to identify new insights on malaria data

Identify analytics approaches and develop analytical data sets

Contribute to malaria SME capacity-building efforts for national malaria control programs

Contribute to generating evidence to inform malaria SME at the global, regional, national, and subnational levels

Provide technical leadership through participation in global forums, research, and support to countries and implementing partners

Manage project activities, including coordinating activities, developing budgets, and providing technical oversight

Manage client (including USAID) relationships

Mentor and manage junior and mid-level staff members in data science and analytics

Contribute technical expertise to other projects and business development efforts as needed

Required Qualifications PhD/master’s in a relevant field, especially in a quantitative field (e.g., computer science, data science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, epidemiology)

Minimum of seven years of experience involving quantitative heath data handling, preferably infectious disease data

Good understanding of routine health data and health information systems in resource-limited countries

Understanding of data quality assessment tools and methods, and experience in addressing data quality issues related to routine health information data

Proficiency in analyzing and interpreting routine data, and effectively communicating results and findings

Solid knowledge of data analytics and visualization tools, techniques, and methods

Experience in advanced SQL researching and manipulating complex and large data sets

Knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Java/C++

Practical experience in developing advanced statistical models, and knowledge of machine learning approaches and algorithms

Proficiency in statistical analysis and good knowledge of at least one statistical package (e.g., SPSS, R, Stata, SAS)

Good knowledge of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

Excellent English oral and written communication skills

Experience managing teams from diverse backgrounds and different locations

Ability to travel internationally up to 20% of time

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and ability to develop and manage partnerships

Desired Skills Proficiency in malaria epidemiology and SME

Knowledge of the DHIS2 platform

Experience in designing and implementing evaluations and assessments of health interventions

Experience in Bayesian statistics

Experience in project management

Excellent French oral and written communication skills

Previous experience in working with national malaria control programs, USAID-related projects, and PMI

Good track record in peer–reviewed publications

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement .

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America

Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Discover how we help clients achieve success.

Receive perspectives on the industries and issues that matter.

Copyright 2020, ICF International Inc.

All Rights Reserved

Keywords: ICF International, Rockville , Senior Health Data Scientist - Rockville, MD, Other , Rockville, Maryland

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Package Delivery Driver
Description: Job Description Location : DDC4 44301 Mercure Circle Sterling VA 20166 15- 16.25 /hr Amazon Delivery Service Partners are seeking bright, motivated, hardworking individuals to fill Contracted Delivery (more...)
Company: Amazon Contracted Delivery Partners
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

Class A CDL Team Truck Drivers: Earn up to 80 CPM!
Description: Job Description:Team Drivers: HUGE 30,000 Sign On Bonus/split with TONS
Company: U.S.XPRESS
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

Part-Time Cashier (New Store)
Description: Job Description We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service (more...)
Company: Aldi
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020


Delivery Driver - Full-time
Description: Job Description Location : DDC4 44301 Mercure Circle Sterling VA 20166 15- 16.25 /hr Amazon Delivery Service Partners are seeking bright, motivated, hardworking individuals to fill Contracted Delivery (more...)
Company: Amazon Contracted Delivery Partners
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

Produce Stocker
Description: Job Description:At Wegmans our Produce department helps customers live healthier, better lives by offering a variety
Company: Wegmans Food Markets
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

Lyft Driver (Part-Time)
Description: Job Description Earn 2,500 in Washington, DC when you give 160 rides in 30 days. Terms apply. What is Lyft Lyft is a platform that connects drivers with individuals and organizations that need rides. (more...)
Company: Lyft
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

Truck Driver - Home Weekly - Average $65,000 to $75,000/Year
Description: Job Description Now Hiring CDL-A Truck Drivers Average 65k - 75k - Excellent Benefits Cardinal Logistics is currently seeking Class A Local, Regional,
Company: Cardinal - Columbia, MD
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

Auto Technician - Immediate Opening
Description: Job Description Geared for the Driven During these uncertain times of COVID-19, Valvoline Instant Oil Change SM VIOC is proud to serve those who need to be on the road, including first responders and (more...)
Company: Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

Northeast Regional CDL-A Truck Driver with Weekends Home
Description: Job Description CDL-A TRUCK REGIONAL TRUCK DRIVER - HOME WEEKENDS Join our Family- Get to spend time with yours Home Weekends New Pay package What can a CDL A Regional Truck Driver expect when driving (more...)
Company: Carlisle Carrier
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

The Home Depot: Customer Service/Sales
Description: Job DescriptionPosition
Company: The Home Depot
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: 09/29/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Maryland jobs by following @recnetMD on Twitter!

Rockville RSS job feeds