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Geospatial Statistician

Atlanta, GA 30303
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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.


The Geospatial Statistician will be required to provide geospatial statistical support in applicable public health disciplines (environmental health, emergency preparedness/response, chronic disease, infectious disease, injury) using software tools along with U.S. Census and other Agency collected demographic data, health outcome data, and contaminant data to:

Map environmental, socio-economic, demographic, and health outcome data

Develop methods and models for assessing the relationship between environmental exposures and health outcomes

Conduct applied research using local, state, and national databases

Analyze relationships among geographic features; characterize cases, affected populations, and contamination

Perform advanced geospatial analysis including cluster analysis, regression analysis, sampling design, local, and global measures of spatial association, geographically weighted regression, and interpolation approaches, such as kriging and inverse distance weighting (IDW)

Examine trends and patterns in health outcomes, risk, and vulnerability to better understand the context of infectious and chronic diseases and environmental exposures; organize multi-variate datasets into easily consumable indices; provide reports, charts, and graphs to communicate complex concepts to audiences of all types

Support interdisciplinary teams to develop study questions that examine the geographic and temporal variations in disease, and the linkage between environmental exposures and health, and risk factors and health

Identify statistical approaches to best examine problems associated with environmental sampling and exposure, epidemiology, and health program planning and evaluation

Act as a liaison between scientists and program to design statistical methodologies that reveal spatial and temporal relationships between diseases and environmental factors

Assist with epidemiological and medical geography consultations, exposure assessments, and 2D/3D contaminant modeling

Quantify the structure and distribution of spatially referenced data using geostatistical analyses

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 program staff and customer staff who collaborate with program on various projects


Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

Qualifications Required:

Experience with ArcGIS suite of GIS products and extensions, and statistical software including but not limited to SAS, SaTScan, GeoDa, and R

Ability to work independently or as a part of a team to provide geospatial statistical support

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


BS/BA in Public Health, Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or related field

MPH or MS/MA in Public Health, Math, Statistics, or related field 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 just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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