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Data Analyst


Data Analyst


Groton, Connecticut, United States


Job Description:

Leidos' Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is seeking a full time Data Analyst to support our operations at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) in Groton, CT. NSMRL conducts research on the health and performance of naval personnel in operational and non-operational settings.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Build and maintain a relational database in support of the Undersea Health Epidemiology Research Program (UHERP) research effort.

  • Perform database administration tasks including installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance, tuning, and backup/recovery using Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Perform database maintenance tasks such as dumps/uploads and upgrades.

  • Import data into a Microsoft SQL environment using scripts or other automated methods.

  • Monitor data integrity, manage data cleaning/quality control, and perform data validation and integrity checks.

  • Write and manage complex SQL data queries, stored procedures, schema, trigger, etc. from end user requirements.

  • Work with SAS and Microsoft Access in conjunction with SQL to merge datasets from various formats and sources into a single cohesive repository for the synthesis of project specific datasets.

  • Maintain compliance with applicable security protocols.

  • Manage database logins/permissions and oversee database access.

  • Ensure database availability.

  • Consistently meet task deadlines while maintaining high quality of deliverables.

  • Author procedural and standards documents for databases.

  • Promote adherence to database policies within the program.

  • Perform troubleshooting investigations of databases and coordinate resolution of problems.

  • Stay abreast of Microsoft SQL server updates and implement plan for rolling out relevant features and upgrades.

  • Transfer paper-based records from external sources onto computerized systems.

  • Build and manipulate analytic datasets.

  • Perform basic data analyses independently and support senior NSMRL staff on complex analyses, including data modeling.

  • Participate in formation of research questions and epidemiological analysis plans.

  • Interact and effectively communicate both written and orally with a wide variety of people.

  • Perform other administrative, analytic, and database duties as needed to support UHERP.

  • Adhere to security procedures to protect the database from accidental or intentional damage or loss. Perform backup of databases, as needed.

  • Development and implementation of applications for data retrieval and entry.

  • Document database design and development.

  • Design and distribute free standing as well as ad hoc reports.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science and 4-8 years of relevant experience preferred; however, significant SQL and database experience may be considered in lieu of education.

  • COMP TIA Security+ Certification is required within 6 months of employment.

  • Due to Federal contracting requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible.

  • The position requires, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level. Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level.

  • The position requires an understanding of handling personally identifiable information (PII)/protected health information (PHI), including a thorough knowledge of HIPAA policies and procedures.

  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to interact and effectively communicate both written and orally with a wide variety of people.

Ideal Skills:

  • DoD database experience, particularly Military Health Systems.

  • Skills should include a foundational and theoretical understanding of general scientific principles.

  • Understanding of machine learning techniques, metrics, and processes.

  • Experience in a human subject research setting and/or experience in the US federal government or military system is highly desired.

  • Understanding of military lifestyles and occupations.

Work Location:

  • Work is to be primarily performed on a government installation.

Naval Health East - NHE

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