Statistician Job Description

Statistician Job Description

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Statistician provides training and mentor other team members and wider R&D scientific community in appropriate statistical software such as Minitab, JMP, SAS and R Programming to perform statistical analysis.

Statistician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conducting data analysis on longitudinal and cross-sectional data sets using SAS, including univariate and multivariate statistical techniques such as logistic regression, Cox regression and other statistical methods
Interfacing with external databases such as FoxPro, Excel, and SQL servers
Serve as primary point of contact for customer on statistical deliverables
Provide project management expertise working with customer statisticians, key decision makers, and internal team members to manage continuous process improvements, issue escalation, workload projections, and provide technical expertise
Provide input for and perform direct negotiations with customer, , timelines, financial, process, resources
Statistical input for study designs and writing statistical sections of protocol
Randomization schedule generation and preparation
Manage Blinding and Unblinding
Compare clinical database design with DB Specifications
Prepare programming specifications for primary and secondary efficacy parameters

Statistician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Statistician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SAS, SQL, FRM, CFA, ASQ, CQA, CQE

Education for Statistician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the statistician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Education, Engineering, Biostatistics, Economics, Social Sciences, Psychology, Math, Health

Skills for Statistician

Desired skills for statistician include:

Basketball rules
Statistical programming languages
SAS
R
Descriptive and inferential statistics
Common analysis methods
Principles
Clinical study designs
SQL
FDA and ICH regulations and industry standards applicable to the design

Desired experience for statistician includes:

Knowledge of Unix and ability to perform jobs in the Unix operating environment
Degree in econometrics, statistics or related field, advanced degree preferred
Master's degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or a related field PhD preferred
5+ years of professional experience using statistical techniques and quantitative modeling including regression analysis, factoring, clustering, decision trees, A/B testing and experimental design
Drive the collection of new data sources and the refinement of existing data sources
Analyze, interpret & communicate the results of experiments to the business units

Statistician Examples

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Statistician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a statistician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for statistician
  • Conduct Dry run meetings and resolve issues in database and statistical output
  • Respond to regulatory and sponsor queries
  • Identify compliance issues and work with functional manager(s) to ensure timely follow-up and resolution
  • Regularly set goals and evaluates and documents performance
  • Identify opportunities to apply statistics to improve business performance
  • Consult with business partners to develop statistical strategy to address and influence business problems
  • Design experiments and evaluate the results
  • Monitor model performance and make recommendations
  • Research next-generation Statistical techniques
  • Develop and implement Fraud model and defenses to maximize business value in various areas including deposit, ATM/Debit authorization, and identify theft
Qualifications for statistician
  • Experience in the retailing sector highly desired
  • BS degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Operations Research, Physics or Chemistry preferred
  • Graduate degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a quantitative discipline
  • Experience performing data-driven analysis to turn ambiguous concepts into concrete plans that achieve results
  • Masters degree in Statistics or similar quantitative field of study (Math, Economics, Financial Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research)
  • 1 year of experience in Statistical modeling and analysis
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Statistician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a statistician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for statistician
  • Consult with business partners to develop statistical strategy to address business needs and influence business decisions
  • Develop project plans and set/manage expectations and deliver results through self and others
  • Communicating results and recommendations to business partners
  • Build predictive models utilizing demographic, transactional, and competitive data to target buyers and prospects for marketing campaigns
  • Design and measure results of A/B tests in order to constantly improve the impact and efficiency of marketing campaigns
  • Mine large database of buyers and prospects in order to build customer segmentation schemas that promote buyer acquisition, understanding of customer trends and behavior, and more relevant customer contacts
  • Performing primary data management and quality control of large and complex environmental data
  • Integration of data from multiple sources and databases such as EPA data bases, sensors data, molecular biology, computational biology, and bioinformatics
  • Generating reports and/or datasets for managing sample recruitment and other data collection and study operations
  • Assisting in interpretation of large epidemiologic data sets
Qualifications for statistician
  • PhD in Statistics or similar quantitative field of study (Math, Economics, Financial Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research)
  • 1+ year of experience in document creation (Word, PowerPoint)
  • 1+ year of qualitative and quantitative data analysis and reporting
  • 1+ year of experience with multivariate linear and logistic regression
  • 1+ year of experience with experimental design
  • Experience designing and analyzing A/B test experiments to measure model performance, back-tests, model optimization, in the pursuit of marketing campaign effectiveness
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of statistician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for statistician
  • Assisting in the development of research proposals
  • Setup and execute approved statistical models to support all business units
  • Analyze and interpret data compiled from multiple sources to help drive business activities and decisions with guidance
  • Develop and maintain trusting relationships with business partners by accurately and efficiently executing specifically assigned tasks relating to business unit strategies
  • Execute data transformation processes to load data into a data warehouse or to send to external business partners and ensure data accuracy and integrity
  • Determine statistical methods for analysis of spatial and quality data
  • Create summary results and reports with graphs, tables, and charts
  • Implementing models, maintaining performance and integrity
  • Create and execute applicable statistical models and advanced analytical techniques to support all business units
  • Mentor and guide staff on developing and executing statistical methodologies and advanced analytical techniques
Qualifications for statistician
  • Experience in logistic regression, maximum likelihood estimation, linear and non-linear modeling, causal inference, longitudinal analysis, time series forecasting, survival analysis, marketing-mix models, and multivariate techniques such as PCA, factor analysis and cluster analysis
  • Statistics, Mathematics
  • Demonstrated experience applying predictive modelling techniques such as Generalized Linear Models, Machine Learning Methods, Time Series Analysis, and Design of Experiments to inform business decisions
  • PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (mathematics, statistics, operations research, economics, physics, engineering, computer science ) Higher degree preferred
  • Pricing experience a plus
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Statistician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a statistician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for statistician
  • Analyze and interpret data compiled from multiple sources to influence business activities and decisions
  • Play a pivotal role in company-wide operations improvement initiatives, including identifying issues, forming hypotheses, and synthesizing actionable recommendations
  • Participate in the development and deployment of HR initiatives, benchmarking analyses, internal and external trends, and predictive programs
  • Conduct data analyses including multivariate analyses, regressions, stochastic models, predictive analyses and correlations
  • Working independently or by providing specifications to statistical programming colleagues
  • Prepare datasets for analysis
  • Write code to process, analyze, and address database and system issues
  • Provides strategic sales support on educational and governmental surveys
  • Works with other departments on preparing RFP proposals and SoWs
  • Supports the DCI, working directly with the Chief or Deputy Chief DCI, Principal Investigator (PI) of the study and/or designated POC
Qualifications for statistician
  • Systems development / ownership / maintenance a plus
  • BA/BS degree in Statistics, Mathematics or related fields of study (and/or relevant experience) with a strong academic record
  • Expert skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Access
  • 2-4 years of experience in data analysis, consulting or related field
  • Ability to conduct research both independently and collaboratively
  • Master’s Degree in Statistics or related field plus 2 years minimum relevant experience
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Statistician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a statistician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for statistician
  • Consult with Manufacturing Plants, R&D/Design Centers, & Quality to plan and analyze well-designed statistical experiments or studies and provide statistical support
  • Performs a vital function related to processing information from a variety of health care activities, to better the health of our beneficiary population
  • Provide statistical services that may relate to interim analysis, study design sample size estimation, data monitoring, data management and complicated statistical methodology and provide problem solving techniques to staff
  • Apply advanced statistical theories and comprehensive professional knowledge in conducting medical research and analysis to recommend improvements in study design and data collection
  • Provide professional consultation in applying statistical theories, techniques, and methods to gather, analyze, interpret, and/or report quantified information
  • Provide statistical consultations in a timely and professional manner
  • Interface with other departments throughout Tripler in statistical support of the clinical trials
  • Oversees the activities related to statistical consultations and education to ensure all Pacific Regional Medical Center (PRMC) clinical research include sound methods, results, interpretation and presentation
  • Provide scientific review for PRMC clinical studies to include justified sample size, proper design, valid and reliable measurements, and appropriate statistical analysis
  • Responsible for managing the educational component of Biostatistics Support Services, which includes training and education of researchers or project leaders in applying statistical methods as needed
Qualifications for statistician
  • 1-3 years experience in the credit, fraud, insurance analytics arena
  • Ability to understand complex analytical solutions
  • Strong knowledge of credit bureau data and the business problems in financial services
  • Ability to clearly explain work done to other team members
  • Ability to create new ideas for new analytical scenarios presented
  • Experience building logistic and linear regression solutions, knowledge of alternative methodologies preferred

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