Recent Graduate – Interdisciplinary (Data Scientist/Operations Research Analyst/Computer Scientist) at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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Employer: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Expires: 05/16/2020

In this position, you will be given direct access to big data. You will use a variety of analytics to extract and interpret meaningful data, and translate it into action through shaping policy, rules and models.Responsibilities:Perform tasks related to data collection, data analysis, data manipulation/cleansing, and testing hypotheses.Assist with projects such as building application programming interfaces to enable access of health records, leveraging clinical records to track clinical issues, and support efforts to use artificial intelligence.Accomplish specific tasks of projects requiring familiarity with and use of a number of standard statistical, mathematical, and/or scientific principles, methods, and practices.Use a variety of statistical software tools and relevant analytics languages (e.g. SQL, Statistical Analysis Software – SAS, R, etc.) to analyze data sets.Qualifications:PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:GPA Requirement: You must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on the unweighted 4.0 scale upon completion of your academic degree or certificate program. (GPA 2.95 is rounded to 3.0 and 2.94 is rounded to 2.9.)To be eligible as a Recent Graduate:Individuals who within the previous 2 years, completed a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. Therefore, you must have completed your educational program no earlier than 5/15/18. Veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation, begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which they completed their degrees (or certification). Therefore, veterans must have completed your educational program no earlier than 5/15/14.To verify your eligibility as a Recent Graduate, you must submit the following at the time of application: A copy of your unofficial transcripts from the educational institution you attended attesting to your possession of the required education. Your unofficial transcripts must reflect: (1) your name; (2) overall grade point average (GPA); and (3) Degree Type (e.g., Bachelor’s, Master’s, etc.) and Degree Major; AND (4) the date your Degree was conferred. Failure to submit proof of degree/certificate completion at time of application will result in the withdrawal of your application from consideration for this position.To be eligible as a Degree Candidate for Spring 2020:Individuals who are degree candidates for this current semester/term, i.e. Spring 2020, scheduled to complete a qualifying Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate, professional, vocational or technical degree or certificate program AND degree/certificate has not been conferred at time of application.To verify your eligibility as a Degree Candidate for Spring 2020: you must submit the following at the time of application: A copy of your unofficial transcripts from the educational institution you attended attesting to your education completed to date. Your unofficial transcripts must reflect: (1) your name; (2) overall grade point average (GPA); AND (3) Degree Type (e.g., Bachelor’s, Master’s, etc.) and Degree Major. If referred and selected, you must submit an additional unofficial transcript that confirms the date your degree was conferred before an Official Offer can be made. Degree must be conferred by June 19, 2020. Failure to submit proof of degree/certificate completion will result in the withdrawal of your application from consideration for this position.