• Subject Matter Expert

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2020 2:59 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time

    Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

    Job Description Summary

    *This position is contingent upon award

    Data abstraction for validation of data entries.

    Job Duties:
    •Ability to abstract data from applications into an Oracle or Access data base
    •Verification of data and data entry
    •Develop and implement new file plans for record management
    •Process improvement and implementations of new plans for record management

    Education and Experience:
    Bachelor’s Degree preferred and minimum of 3 years’ experience in a bio-science or records management related field

    Skills / Knowledge Required:
    •Excellent computer skills.
    •Strong communication and customer service skills.
    •Adherence to Document Management protocols.
    •Ability to abstract data and utilize that information for continual process improvements
    •Planning and organizing work and the work of others.
    •Perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment.
    •Ensure all documentation management contractual requirements are met according to required timelines.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    - Apply advanced methods to analyze operational data and derive meaningful, actionable insights for stakeholders and business development partners.
    - Serve as subject matter expert (SME) in the area of data and analytical product usage for peer analysts and operational stakeholders - particularly in the appropriate uses and limitations of statistical and analytical applications.
    - Attain a high degree of knowledge about MAXIMUS data infrastructure.
    - Design and develop data queries, cubes, etc. using data warehouse, business intelligence, and analytical products to fulfill ad-hoc data requests.
    - Analyze extracted data, review for accuracy and look for trends.
    - Provide insights and analyses around operations and project data.
    - Participate in the data science product development review process, in particular implementing code review, testing, and data profiling of newly developed products.
    - Develop and implement metrics, functions, and scripts as KPIs and in existing BI/Dashboards as needed.
    - Inform operational partners on product performance as well as product usage trends.
    - Consult with analytical leaders to understand current and future business goals and strategies, and ensure that methods and work products are aligned.
    - Balance accuracy of analysis with needs for rapid response.
    - Develop partnerships with technical peers and business partners.
    - Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements:
    - BS in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Computer Science, Machine Learning (or similar).
    - 3-5 years of experience performing quantitative data analysis.
    - Ability to present data in a simple, clean, concise visual and written manner.
    - Exposure to machine learning techniques and algorithms.
    - Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, Python/NumPy, MatLab, etc.
    - Statistical experience and understanding of distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
    - Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL and use of relational databases and SQL.
    - Experience quantifying and prioritizing projects that require heavy data analysis.
    - Experience working directly with business users and requirements documentation.
    - A strong passion for empirical research and for answering complex questions with data.
    - Experience with government sponsored health care programs and operations desirable.


    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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