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Junior Data Analyst
ProSidian Consulting, LLC Rockville, MD

Junior Data Analyst

ProSidian Consulting, LLC
Rockville, MD
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Contractor

Company Description

ProSidian is a Management and Operations Consulting Services Firm focusing on providing value to clients through tailored solutions based on industry leading practices.  ProSidian services focus on the broad spectrum of Risk Management, Compliance, Business Process, IT Effectiveness, Energy & Sustainability, and Talent Management.  We help forward thinking clients solve problems and improve operations. 

Launched by former Big 4 Management Consultants; our multidisciplinary teams bring together the talents of nearly 190 professionals nationally to complete a wide variety of engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes.  Our Services are deployed across the enterprise, target drivers of economic profit (growth, margin and efficiency), and are aligned at the intersections of assets, processes, policies and people delivering value. 


ProSidian clients represent a broad spectrum of industries to include but are not limited to Energy, Manufacturing, Chemical, Retail, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Hospitality, Pharmaceuticals, Banking & Financial Services, Transportation, Federal and State Government Agencies.  Learn More About ProSidian Consulting at www.ProSidian.com.

Job Description

ProSidian Seeks a Junior Data Analyst (Contract Contingent) in Rockville, MD to support an engagement for an independent agency of the United States Federal Govt. that supports health services research initiatives that seek to improve the quality of health care in America. The agency's mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. The agency works to fulfill its mission by conducting research and provides information on a number of critical issues related to healthcare and quality which are of particular interest to government agencies, legislative bodies, health policy makers and other health professionals.  The research is primarily based on the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) and the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). 

The ProSidian Engagement Team Members work to will assist in Administrative, Database The Agency's Data Center Tasks and Services, Website Management, Workshops, Technical Support, and other optional tasks. These services will include, but are not limited to, cataloguing data files and software, hardware and server monitoring, quality management, quality assurance review, preparing monthly progress and summary cost reports, conduct monthly meetings with the agency, provide confidential storage for all electronic files, statistical analysis services using the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) and the Healthcare Cost and  Utilization Project (HCUP), create public use files, provide onsite support for the Agency's Data Center, and maintain and manage MEPS and HCUPnet websites.

Junior Data Analyst Candidates shall work to support requirements for Other Logistical Support As Needed and maintain, store, catalogue, document, edit, and update files for the agency's database.

The Junior Data Analyst will assist the Senior Data Analyst in providing statistical analysis services using MEPS and HCUP data using econometric and statistical techniques used with a variety of large data sources including national surveys, discharge and claims database. The Junior Data Analyst will support the Senior Programmer Analyst, Junior Programmer Analyst(s), and the Senior Data Analyst in other tasks that  may include data management, software management, data security, web publications, onsite technical support, and support for workshops and conferences.

Qualifications

The Junior Data Analyst shall have consecutive employment in a position with comparable responsibilities within the past five (5) years, Must be able to use a computer to communicate via email; and proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word/Excel/Power point) and related tools and technology required for the position.  Work products shall be thorough, accurate, appropriately documented, and comply with established criteria. The candidate shall ensure that duties are performed in a competent and professional manner that meets milestones/delivery schedules as outlined.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:  GS-14 Equivalent (e.g., STTA subject matter expert, program manager, senior program analyst, etc.): 

Master's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university in a relevant field

Experience in providing support to the analytic and programming staff in terms of copy editing, preparing memos and documentation, creating back-up copies of data files and other administrative support.

Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred in a relevant field.

Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Candidate must have strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

Demonstrated ability to propose possible resolutions to complex technical, managerial or operational problems.

Demonstrated leadership, management, organizational, and decision-making skills.

Demonstrated proactivity, attention to detail, working within deadlines, and ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills and client service provision. 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience in project administration and management procedures preferred.

Experience in the use of database applications and presentation software desirable.

Intermediate level proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office Suite programs.

Requires proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheet skills, PowerPoint, Internet and e-mail applications.

Work products shall be thorough, accurate, appropriately documented, and comply with established criteria. The candidate shall ensure that duties are performed in a competent and professional manner that meets milestones/delivery schedules as outlined.

TRAVEL:  Travel as coordinated with the technical point of contact and approved in writing by the Contracting Officer in advance, is allowed, in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.  LOCATION:  Work shall be conducted in Rockville, MD

U.S.  Citizenship Required

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, & Adobe)

All ProSidian staff must be determined eligible for a "Facility Access Authorization" (also referred to as an "Employment Authorization") by the USG's designated Security Office.

 

Additional Information

CORE COMPETENCIES

* Teamwork - ability to foster teamwork collaboratively as a participant, and effectively as a team leader
* Leadership - ability to guide and lead colleagues on projects and initiatives
* Business Acumen - understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people
* Communication - ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders of all levels orally and in writing
* Motivation - persistent in pursuit of quality and optimal client and company solutions
* Agility - ability to quickly understand and transition between different projects, concepts, initiatives, or work streams
* Judgment - exercises prudence and insight in decision-making process while mindful of other stakeholders and long-term ramifications
* Organization - ability to manage projects and activity, and prioritize tasks

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OTHER REQUIREMENTS

* Business Tools - understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office.  The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.

* Business Tools - understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office.  The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.

* Commitment - to work with smart, interesting people with diverse backgrounds to solve the biggest challenges across private, public and social sectors

* Curiosity - the ideal candidate exhibits an inquisitive nature and the ability to question the status quo among a community of people they enjoy and teams that work well together

* Humility - exhibits grace in success and failure while doing meaningful work where skills have impact and make a difference

* Willingness - to constantly learn, share, and grow and to view the world as their classroom

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BENEFITS AND HIGHLIGHTS

At ProSidian, we invest in our employees to help them stay healthy and achieve work-life balance. Our team members receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes Competitive Compensation, Group Health Insurance Health Benefits, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan Contributions, Vacation and Paid Time off (PTO) Benefits, Pre-Tax Payment Programs, Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plans, a ProSidian Employee & Contractor Referral Bonus Program, Performance Incentives, etc.  Our comprehensive benefits package includes a medical, dental and vision plan.  Our growing list of benefits currently include the following:

* Competitive Compensation:  Pay range begins in the competitive ranges with full Gold Level (Tier 1) Group Medical Benefits, Pretax Employee Benefit Plan, plus performance incentives

* Group Health Insurance Health Benefits:  Group Health Insurance Including Medical, Dental And Vision Insurance: Contributions are deducted from pay on a Pretax basis - Employee and family coverage is available with employer contribution of 50% of Employee (only) premiums under the Health and Vision Plan through Blue Cross Blue Shield NC (Blue Options Medical Plan Code: PB07840 / Metallic Level: Gold - - bcbsnc.com) and Dental Plan (Ameritas - www.ameritas.com).

* 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan: 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans help you save for your retirement.  Eligible employees can make before-tax contributions to the 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan to help you save for retirement.  Contributions are deducted from pay on a pretax basis the employee can contribute up to $18k.  A wide range of investment options are available with a personal financial planner available to assist you. Immediate 100% vesting of both your contribution and the ProSidian matching contribution. The Plan is a Safe Harbor 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan.  ProSidian Consulting participates in a Basic Match: 4% of pay for participants who defer at least 5% of their pay.  The Basic Match is structured as follows:  100% of the first 3% of pay that is contributed; and 50% of the next 2% of pay that is contributed.

* Vacation And Paid Time Off (PTO) Benefits:  The flexibility of Paid Time Off (PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Eligible employees use PTO for vacation, a parent-teacher conference, a doctor's appointment, or any number of events in your life.  Currently these benefits include Vacation/Sick days - 2 weeks | Holidays - 10 Federal Government.

* Pre-Tax Payment Programs:  Pre-Tax Payment Programs currently exist in the form of a Premium Only Plan (POP).  These Plans offer a full Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan and a tax benefit for eligible employees.

* Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plans:  We want you to achieve financial success. We offer a Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plan through The ProSidian Corporate Perks Benefit Program - Helping You Do More With Less:  https://ProSidian.CorporatePerks.com.  This provides special discounts for eligible employees on products and services you buy on a daily basis.

* Security Clearance: Due to the nature of our management and operations consulting engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes; oftentimes there are Security Clearance requirements for Engagement Teams handling sensitive Engagements in the Federal Marketplace.  A Security Clearance is a valued asset in your professional portfolio and adds to your credentials based on past, present, and future work.

* Leverageable Experience and Thought Leadership:  By collaborating with firm leadership, other members of the team, as well as Fellows and collaborating partners in what is a flat organization, you'll make valuable professional connections, interact with clients daily, gain leverageable Experience, and contribute to Thought Leadership while you build a basket of marketable experiences.

* ProSidian Employee & Contractor Referral Bonus Program:  ProSidian Consulting will pay up to $5k for all referrals (payments made after new hire has been employed for 90 days) for candidates submitted through our Employee Referral Program.

* Performance Incentives:  Due to the nature of our management and operations consulting engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes there are performance incentives associated with each new client that each employee works to pursue and support.

* Flexible Spending Account:  Pending

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - See Below Instr...

Address

ProSidian Consulting, LLC

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD
20857 USA

Industry

Technology

Posted date

January 11, 2019

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