• Senior Data Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/9/2018 11:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.


    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!


    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing is searching for a Senior Data Manager to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.

    • Conduct data management and analysis for studies related to infectious diseases and/or critical illness of high national priority including but not limited to the following diseases and conditions: critical illness, infectious diseases, emerging antibiotics, and comparative effectiveness of new and existing therapies using observational design, clinical outcomes research in antimicrobial resistance.
    • Use electronic medical record data (Cerner Health Facts Database, Hospital discharge datasets maintained by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Premier as well as registry data) for testing hypotheses related to prevalence and risk factors and outcome for selected diseases of interest.
    • Obtain information on specified study cohort with relational database management systems (DBMS) and prepare summary data, such as aggregated counts, data distribution as well as transform, troubleshoot or reshape data based on investigator feedback and analytical needs.
    • Utilize knowledge of data structure, data management, and various programming languages (SQL, SAS, R) as applied to epidemiology or infectious disease research for the above tasks as well as presents results in graphical using appropriate software.
    • Assist with coordination of and meeting scheduling for all large database projects within the Clinical Epidemiology Section.
    • Work products and documents related to using available data systems to manage and analyze data related to the epidemiology of diseases and conditions of interest, including creation of clinical and microbiologic datasets which can be used for epidemiologic analysis.
    • Work products and documents related to interacting with epidemiology, laboratory and clinical personnel to coordinate ongoing studies as well as to extract and analyze relevant information.
    • Work products and documents related to performing trouble-shooting, interpretation of results, and analysis.


    • Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree preferred with at least 5 years of related work experience
    • Basic relational database management knowledge
    • Strong computer skills: knowledge of computer programs and programming normally used for data capture, retrieval and analysis
    • Knowledge of SQL and relational databases, SAS Base programming languages
    • Knowledge of Good Clinical Data Management Practices, clinical trial processes and Data quality management
    • Attention to detail, especially regarding data accuracy


    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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