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Senior Manager- Health IT

Job ID 794-6

Position Description:
Mathematica Policy Research is dedicated to improving public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on information and analysis for our partners and clients. The company has been at the forefront of design and assessment of public policies and programs since 1968. Our data analytics have yielded actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Come join our vibrant and growing team, and make important contributions to assessing the effectiveness of health care policies and improving the design and operations of key public programs.

Mathematica seeks an IT leader with expertise in the strategy, design, development, and implementation of large scale health data analytic projects. As a Director, Health IT, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following activities:

    • Develop and lead large teams supporting the design, development, and implementation of innovative analytic solutions for clients, including cloud-based solutions
    • Champion and drive the continuous improvement of business processes, especially quality assurance activities
    • Develop and support business development strategy for health policy assessment evaluations
    • Recruit and develop technical staff in support of delivering innovative analytic solutions for clients
    • Develop and manage vendor relationships in support of multi-vendor project teams

Position Requirements:

    • Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline requiring basic and applied analytics, including informatics, economics, mathematics, data science, or the physical sciences

    • 10+ years total work experience in the health analytics space, preferably with public sector data

    • Proven leadership experience creating analytic solutions, preferably with experience designing cloud-based solutions

    • Proven leadership experience using systems development life cycles and Agile software development practices in delivery to clients

    • Proven experience designing and implementing robust quality assurance processes for data-intensive projects

    • Strong public sector business development and proposal writing experience

    • Effective verbal and written communication skills and effective presentation skills all geared toward coordination and collaboration

    • Strong facilitation skills, including the ability to resolve issues and build consensus among groups of diverse stakeholders

    • Project Management Professional certification a plus

    • Experience with health IT security a plus

    • Experience developing advanced analytics solutions, including data mining, text mining and machine learning a plus 

      To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary expectations. We offer our employees a stimulating, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of employee ownership.

      Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance.

      Available Locations: Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; Oakland, CA; Ann Arbor, MI; Woodlawn, MD

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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