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Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2203019

Senior Statistical Programmer

ICF is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial, multi-faceted consulting company, seeking a Senior Statistical Programmer to support CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries - Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) projects in Rockville, MD in a hybrid arrangement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and performs data analysis/programming activities according to project specifications
  • Develop complex data modeling by using SAS, experience with cancer survival analysis and prevalence a plus
  • Perform complex analysis in response to data requests
  • Supervise junior staff working on projects tasks and data products
  • Lead the delivery of quality contract deliverables according to specified requirements and timelines
  • Keep an accurate accounting of all task assignment activities
  • Lead the design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation, and maintenance of statistical programs 

Basic Qualifications

  • M.S. in public health, statistics, social sciences, computer science, or related fields
  • Advanced SAS programming skills (SAS/BASE, SAS/STAT, SAS/GRAPH) 

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in manipulating complex public health data sets
  • 5+ years’ experience in the use of SAS, SQL, or equivalent software tools
  • Experience working for a private or a public entity supporting government contracts
  • Solid knowledge in statistics
  • Experience in data visualization tools or open-source tools (e.g. Python or R) a plus 

Professional Skills

  • Strong analytical, communications, and technical writing skills
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal and written (writing and editing) communication skills, with technical writing proficiency
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player with sound judgment
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

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Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

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Rockville, MD (MD18)

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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.