• Data Analyst (SQL Server)

    Location US-MD-Silver Spring
    Job ID
    Data Management/Data Analysis
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.


    The Data Analyst within SSS’s Health Technology Solutions team will be part of a collaborative team that uses health care claims and survey data to conduct data management and analyses on behalf of our state and federal government clients. This position requires quantitative skills, working with large databases, and attention to details. Knowledge of SQL queries to perform data analysis is required for this role. The position requires interaction with the clients, insurance company representatives and other third party data providers on a regular basis. There are no travel requirements for this role.


    • Analyzes specifications, formulates programming approaches, and consults with clients to clarify requirements.
    • Analyzes incoming data to ensure compliance with the required technical specifications and quality standards for various health care research initiatives.
    • Collaborates with data submitters and the client to manage all data intake.  This involves communicating corrections and recommending any remediation to improve the data analytical value.
    • Utilizes Microsoft SQL Server to perform data manipulation and generate statistical reports. 
    • Tracks estimates of cost and time for assigned tasks and activities.
    • Provides complete and thorough documentation; investigates existing databases; researches data anomalies, and constructs subset data bases and data files.  Provides input to progress reports for assigned tasks.
    • Performs additional duties as required.
    • Work with the team to create manuals, presentations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    • Experience with MySQL and familiarity with statistical programming languages (Eg: R).


    • B.S. or M.S. degree in computer sciences, health sciences, or other related field.
    • Three plus years of SQL Server based querying experience with large data sets.
    • Experience with health care data management is highly desirable.
    • Must have familiarity with relational databases and electronic data capture systems.
    • Must have excellent communication skills- both written and oral.
    • Strong customer service/client service skills.
    • Strong analytic and quantitative skills with attention to details.
    • Able to work well in team environment and independently.

    SSS is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discrimated against on the basis of disability.




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