• Scientific Data Analyst II

    Job Location US-AL-Fort Rucker
    Katmai Health Services
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    an exempt
  • Overview

    Perform scientific and engineering data analytical and statistical services in fields such as injury biomechanics, injury analysis, kinematics, or a related field to accomplish USAARL’s Injury Biomechanics mission. The contractor shall provide scientific analytical services (from data entry, quality assessment, to complex analysis) related to data acquisition (e.g., instrumentation, high speed video, medical images, or engineering and medical databases), data management, and data analysis according to approved protocols, policies, and/or plans to ensure quality, accuracy, and reproducibility of data/results.


    • Provide scientific analytical services related to data acquisition (e.g., instrumentation, high speed video, medical images, or engineering and medical databases), data management, and data analysis according to approved protocols, policies, and/or plans to ensure quality, accuracy, future use, and reproducibility of data/results.
    • Provide scientific analytical services by applying the principles of statistics, numerical methods, signal processing, research, dynamics, kinematic motion analysis, and programming. Such application will require individual research, synthesis of research and mathematical literature, programming in MATLAB, modification and use of previously created MATLAB scripts, creation of batch jobs, data quality assessments, and handling large time series data sets. Additionally, documentation of analysis will be required within developed and modified scripts and codes along with scientific documentation such as papers, reports, and presentations.
    • Advise on use and analysis needs to a multi-disciplinary team including engineers, physicians, computer scientists, database developers, data entry clerks, data quality assessors, and other biomedical researchers.
    • Provide services related to the Injury Biomechanics RDT&E efforts, including the development of draft test plans and protocol documentation from literature reviews along with the collection and preparation of data for analysis and synthesis according to policy and procedures of the USAARL. All aspects of RDT&E are included, such as Human Subject Research, Research Not Involving Human Subjects (RNIHS), cadaveric studies, and Test and Evaluations.
    • Other duties may be assigned.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering related field such as electrical, biomedical, mechanical, biomechanics, physics, etc.
    • Must have a minimum 4 years of experience in biomedical engineering or clinical.
    • Experience in laboratory procedures, testing and research activities.
    • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, standards, and procedures within mechanics, dynamics, and mathematics as demonstrated through a degree and coursework in a relevant STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field from an accredited program.
    • Experience in numerical methods programming, data acquisition, and use of MATLAB, including MATLAB specialty toolboxes such as work with images, signals, and statistics.
    • Experience in scientific data analysis, statistical methods, and relevant software packages, such as SPSS, SAS, MATLAB, Microsoft products, image reconstruction software, motion capture and kinematic analysis/modeling.
    • Experience with medical terminology and research.


    • Must be able to read, understand and execute techniques and procedures within the quality standards and timelines prescribed by the research plan.
    • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and initiatives at one time.
    • Good written communication skills and a solid understanding of Government contracting and the professional services industry.
    • Good computer skills with advanced knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite software.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Proven ability to exercise mature judgment – specifically in recognizing and respecting the confidential nature of corporate and personnel matters.



    Physical Demands

    Frequent sitting, standing, walking, lying down or to be or remain in a position or state of inactivity. Lift and carry 50 lbs. individually and as a part of a team lift and carry operation; use hand tools to assemble and disassemble equipment, instrumentation, and test devices; climb and descend equipment, test devices, military vehicles, steps, or ladders. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed primarily in an office and /or laboratory setting. Laboratory environment includes human testing, so exposure may include but are not limited to:  Blood-borne pathogens, bio-hazardous waste, chemicals, fumes, vapors, communicable diseases, etc. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

    Work Schedule

    40 hours per week. May work variable work hours to meet performance requirements (e.g., proposal and reporting deadlines, collaborations, and lab and field data collections), including occasional night and weekend hours.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/careers.

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders, Spouses of Shareholders, and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003 - 2(i).


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