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CDC Health Analyst, Rockville, Maryland

Created 11/13/2020
Reference 71080
Category Financial Analysts and Advisors
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Maryland
City Rockville
Zip Not specified
Salary Competitive
Organization Overview

This is an incredibly exciting time to be a part of the Abt team! The Division of Health and Environment (DHE) is rapidly growing our domestic health and environment portfolios as we expand our footprint in these thriving markets. As we race into the years ahead, we will continue to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. We are market leaders in providing policy and regulatory support; advancing public health and clinical epidemiology; providing environmental science, natural resource management, and ecosystem restoration; shaping healthcare policy and health services delivery; responding to mental health and substance use disorders; and studying the criminal justice system. If you want to work in a dynamic and collaborative work environment that fosters professional growth and promotes a culture of innovation, thought leadership, technical excellence, and collaboration, Abt is the right place for you!

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.


Abt Associates seeks a qualified Analyst to support the Division of Health and Environment. This position will support a range of behavioral and public health projects.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Supports a project team in the collection of public health research data.
  • Collects, compiles, validates, interprets and analyzes qualitative and/or quantitative data and trends using REDCap, SAS, R, or similar software.
  • Conducts review and quality control of data collection instruments in REDCap.
  • Harmonizes data across multiple sources.
  • Assists in developing trainings, standard operating procedures, data quality management plans, and other project documents.
  • Develops charts, graphs and presentations applying intermediate level application skills.
  • Contributes to the development of research protocols, data collection instruments, and IRB packages.
  • Manages communication among multiple research partners.
  • Attends client meetings and synthesizes meeting content.
  • Applies knowledge of resources to review professional journals and publications to extract and summarize relevant information for proposals and research projects.
  • Uses internet-based search techniques to expand knowledge of subject matter, resources and available tools and summarizes findings for review.
  • Coordinates project timeline to ensure key milestones are met.
  • Participates in business development activities by managing proposals, contributing technical content, and/or supporting production and submission.
  • Works on assignments that are moderately complex under indirect supervision where there is latitude for independent action and decision-making; exercises initiative to refer complex non-routine matters.
  • May represent company at to professional association meetings, recruitment gatherings and in-house events.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical and task management skills required
  • Proficiency in REDCap programming, data entry, and database management
  • Data management expertise using SAS and/or Stata and R
  • Writing ability

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA (3 - 5) years of experience OR MA/MBA (Entry Level) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this position will be based as a telecommuter for the foreseeable future. Only when Abt reopens offices to all employees will there be an expectation that new hires return to the geographical office to which they were hired.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Employer Abt Associates

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