Junior Data Analyst - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (www.mantech.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is a multi-billion-dollar public company that provides the innovation, adaptability, and critical thinking our government needs for success in health, science, defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and other fields. 

ManTech is seeking a Junior Data Analyst to support our epidemiological research and operational policy support program focused on improving warfighter readiness, optimizing recruitment and retention, and informing medical policies. The position entails collaborating with a diverse team of epidemiologists, statisticians, physicians, data analysts, and military personnel to deliver knowledge products to multiple Department of Defense (DoD) stakeholders. This is a temporary remote opportunity; primary position location is at the Walter Reed Army of Research (WRAIR), Silver Spring, MD.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in making data accessible, in the form of results, to epidemiologists, scientists, physicians, and other stakeholders

  • Import, clean, transform, validate and analyze data with the purpose of understanding and drawing conclusions from data for decision making and public health purposes

  • Test data to identify data integrity issues, troubleshooting problems and makes recommendations and coordinating with the data wrangler and lead to plan solutions

  • Integrate data from multiple sources, applying complex rules to create analytic data sets.

  • Participate in data-related projects, including but not limited to data standardization and normalization, maintenance, quality assurance, and visualization

  • Review detailed documents to understand data flow and make meaningful decisions of data

  • Perform descriptive statistical analyses in support of the creation of data visualization dashboards and annual reports; generate and present results in a digestible format

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in computer science, biostatistics, information systems, or other applicable degree with 2+ years of experience in clinical operations, quality improvement, or public health domain. 2+ additional years of experience can substitute for a degree.

  • Broad experience using SAS, MS Excel and SQL for data ingestion, transformation, analysis, and visualization – designing and building analytic datasets primarily using SAS.

  • Expertise in data documentation ability, including creation/modification of data dictionaries, handling versioning and quality control of conflicting datasets.

  • Strong analytic, critical thinking, and decision-making skills and can identify and solve issues independently – investigate and understand data issues and actively participate in course correction.

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills needed to keep research team informed of progress, changes in status of work, and communicate findings to stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical operations exposure is valuable – including exposure to datasets from EHR/EMR systems and understanding and application of public health, epidemiology, and research principles.

  • Prior service or thorough understanding of the U.S. military, particularly experience with military health systems, data, or healthcare policies.

  • Knowledge and understanding of ICD 9/10 codes.

  • Experience with feeding business analytics tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, Sisense, etc.


  • The team is temporarily working remotely due to COVID-19 – but will return to on-site work at WRAIR, Silver Spring, Maryland. Candidates within reasonable commute range or those willing to relocate are strongly preferred.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • This position requires US citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in stationary position for up to 50% of the time.

  • Must be able to move about inside the office or IT environment to access computer systems, modules; equipment and IT machinery.

  • Must be able to constantly operate computers and other IT environment systems such as IT machinery, modules, etc.

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations.

  • Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

  • The person in this position must be able to detect, identify, observe, and assess written communications; presentations; and manuals.

The projected compensation range for this position is $62,700-$104,500. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, ManTech invests in it’s employees beyond just compensation. ManTech’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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