13 hours

Epidemiologist - Geospatial

Atlanta, GA 30303
Business Group Highlights

Health

The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.


Responsibilities

The Geospatial Epidemiologist will be required to provide task areas such as:

Geospatial science, analysis, technology and visualization (SATV) projects that focus on the use of GIS in public health

Analyze geospatial and temporal patterns and trends evident in public health data

GIS consulting, advice, and technical guidance within the context of projects

Provide expertise in application of geospatial concepts, methods, and tools to public health disciplines

Apply expert knowledge and experience with the ArcGIS suite of GIS products and extensions

Provide expertise, direction, consultation, and training on geospatial epidemiology concepts, methods, and techniques

Provide expert services in geocoding, visualization, and geospatial analyses of exposure information, health informatics, and risk factors that could affect exposure and health outcomes in epidemiological studies

Provide expertise for developing, refining, and implementing study plans and protocols supporting the examination of public health data from a geographic perspective

Provide expertise in the use of mobile technology, GPS, and drone devices to gather spatially referenced data and/or images supporting aspects of public health investigation and practice

Provide expertise for GIS application and general public health application development

Provide guidance and expertise on the integration and interoperability of GIS systems

Provide expert statistical and geostatistical support in applicable public health discipline

Provide GIS and general public health database design, development, administration, and data management expertise

Support data collection and visualization

Support public health content and publication development

Participate in oral and written communications, as needed, to interface with the diverse and multi-disciplinary program staff to obtain clarity in requirements and communicate complex GIS science and technology concepts to staff who collaborate with the program on various projects.


Qualifications

Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

Qualifications Required:

Experience in geospatial science, technology, and visualization, computer science, application development and data management, epidemiology, geospatial statistics, environmental science and modeling, and project coordination.

Ability to provide subject matter expertise, direction, consultation, and training on GIS-related concepts, methods, and techniques.

Experience supporting geospatial SATV projects that focus on the use of GIS in public health to protect populations from outbreaks, incidents, and hazards spanning the public health disciplines (environmental health, emergency preparedness/response, chronic disease, infectious disease, injury).

Expertise in the use of GIS science and technology as applied to collection, coding, analysis, and interpretation of scientific data contained within information systems and databases related to public health.

Experience with demographic analysis, network analysis, time-series analysis, cartography, web/desktop/mobile application development, database development, and other GIS-related fields. Ability to analyze geospatial and temporal patterns and trends evident in public health data.

Experience with the ArcGIS Suite of products (ESRI, Inc.), R, and other GIS analysis, GIS data manipulation, and map production tools.

Ability to explain technical concepts and applications to non-GIS project partners

Willingness to learn and adapt to rapidly evolving geospatial technologies

Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must

Experience supporting Public Health Agency is preferred

Education:

BS/BA in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Public Health, or related field. Master of Public Health preferred.


About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-08-08

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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