Data Science Analyst

American Heart Association


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Data Science Analyst based out of our National Center office located in Dallas, TX! (flexible work arrangements are available)

This position provides opportunities to work with a dedicated team of computational engineers and data scientists to participate in the complete life cycle of analytics and experimental investigations to support product development. The position is responsible for working independently to develop analysis plans and apply advanced biostatistical methods to conduct analyses with clinical variables. You will collaborate with Amazon, Deloitte, Verily and other external alliances as well as subject matter experts. A background in working with real world data including clinical variables such as electronic health record data is preferred.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

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Essential Job Duties

  • Apply advanced research and statistical methods including AI and ML to conduct analyses

  • Manage, standardize, and harmonize large clinical datasets (real world data) from American Heart Association registries as well as other large datasets and automate processes for quality control

  • Solve unique and sophisticated problems to support product development, analytics, and data management

  • Assist in further developing SQL database to manage all large clinical datasets in AWS cloud environment

  • Publish research and present at scientific meetings

  • Researches, identifies, and develops new or improvements to existing data, decision support tools or business intelligence-based products, programs, or services. Identifies required changes to the data platform, develops specifications or requirements, reviews vendor deliverables, and evaluates customer acceptance. Ensures product improvements meet interoperability, harmonization and sustainability.

  • Proficient to excellent in coding skills including R and Python

  • Knowledge and experience with clinical, lab, and epidemiological data

  • Provides experience in cloud-based workspaces/platforms

  • User-interface and web development skills are an added plus

  • Facilitates vendor alignment or internal integration of data related platforms and clinical decision support tools to provide clients with additional opportunities to benefit from American Heart Association’s data repository.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires practical knowledge of job area typically acquired through advanced education combined with experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years prior related experience programming, harmonizing and analyzing healthcare data

  • Proficient in R and Python programming

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

The American Heart Association s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Location US-TN-Nashville

Posted Date 6 months ago (11/29/2022 3:32 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9452

Job Category Science & Research

Position Type Full Time

Location: TN-Nashville


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