The employee serves as a Mathematical Statistician in the National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA). In the capacity, the Mathematical Statistician plans and executes analyses designed to improve quantitative knowledge of the causes and results of motor vehicle traffic crashes, and in the development and implementation new and improved ways of using mathematical and statistical techniques in the measurement of highway traffic safety.Learn more about this agency
As a Mathematical Statistician, you will:
- Plan and execute data queries and analyses designed to improve quantitative knowledge of the causes and results of motor vehicle traffic crashes, and in the development and implementation of new and improved ways of using motor vehicle crash data In the measurement of highway traffic safety.
- Be responsible for preparing clear and accurate reports of the query and study results. These may Include recommendations for improving the data collection process or methods of compensating for existing data limitations, as appropriate. The employee may prepare and deliver briefings and technical papers to management and users both within and outside NHTSA. Maintain a familiarity with field data collection procedures, data retrieval and techniques, and computer software analysis packages in order to perform specialized data retrievals.
- Develop specifications and plan and perform the work within NHTSA and NCSA policy guidelines Prepare work statements, evaluate contract proposals, chair source evaluation committees, administer/monitor contracts.
The Ideal candidate for this position is highly self motivated and possesses excellent data analytical capabilities. The ideal candidate has excellent oral and written communications skills, since they will be writing analysis reports. NHTSA is seeking a candidate capable of working cooperatively with other offices within NHTSA, to understand implications by using extensive crash data bases. Experience working with large data bases and experience working with SAS programming is required.
Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.
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