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Data Analyst
Ref No.: 18-05790
Location: BURLINGTON, Vermont
Start Date / End Date: 09/15/2018 to 09/15/2019
Order # RFQ1320347
Job Title Data Analyst
Number of resumes 5 resumes each
Resume Due 08/22/2018 EOD

Job Description
Job Title Data Analyst
Client Department of Justice
Place of Performance (Number of Candidates) DEPT OF JUSTICE US ATTORNEYS OFC
Resume Due 8/22/2018 EOD
Number of Positions 1 positions
No of Resumes 5
Period of performance September 15, 2018 through September 14, 2019.
Option 1, September 15, 2019 through September 14, 2020.
US Citizen Mandatory
Security Clearance Preferred any active clearance or investigation. Or capable of passing "sensitive” background investigation, Risk Level 4, SSBI.

Job Duties
1. Duties:
  • Analyzes Medicare Part A, Part B and Part D databases, and Medicaid databases, along with data obtained from other federal agencies (including, without limitation, the Department of Defense and the Office of Personnel Management). Designs data techniques for fraud detection with Medicare/Medicaid databases. Develops data techniques to demonstrate and prove fraud in healthcare fraud cases.
  • Creates, analyzes and defends statistically valid random samples from data pools.
  • Performs quantitative, qualitative, statistical and other analysis of relevant data and facts to support the investigative and litigative missions of the Civil Division.
  • Conducts financial accounting examinations of the books, records, electronic data, and activities of individuals, entities, government contractors or other persons currently under investigation by the Civil Division. In the absence of records, obtains detailed financial information from other sources to include interviews of business associates, firm employees, and competitors. Using various automated systems and database applications, reconstructs partial or inadequate records to the extent necessary for the purpose of investigation.
  • Obtains evidence through interviews of employees, business people, and other persons who have knowledge of the operations of the individuals or entities under investigation
  • Discusses cases with Assistant U.S. Attorneys ( "AUSA”) assigned to the matter and recommends further courses of action such as closing of the case, further investigation, and institution of civil proceedings. Presents oral briefings and testimony, and prepares written material to be used as evidence in court proceedings. Testifies in court as indicated.
  • Prepares concise and accurate audit reports, which involve assembling, correlating, and analyzing claims data, financial and tax records, and preparing detailed charts and schedules as necessary.

2. Knowledge Required
  • Specialized knowledge of medical terminology, procedures codes and reimbursement procedures.
  • Familiar with statistical theory and analysis. Includes the ability to pull a defensible statistically valid random sample (SVRS) and to identify and detect problems with an existing SVRS.
  • Ability to use electronic resources to collect, review, and organize data, provide for its indexing, analysis and retrieval, and for the effective presentation of documentary evidence, cost and other reports and other data, for use by AUSAs during an investigation and in litigation.
  • Familiarity with financial accounting records and ability to analyze financial records. Professional knowledge of the theory, concepts and practices of accounting and auditing.
  • Ability to resolve problems, and interpret and convey complex and controversial claims data and financial information to a number of functional experts within and outside of the USAO.

Candidates must have qualifications of a Data Analyst:
a) The selected applicant will be required to pass a full field background investigation.
b) Must have a valid driver's license.
c) Undergraduate degree is preferred.
d) Ability to analyze, organize and present large volumes of data through the use of common software programs (i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, Case Map7, I-Pro7, STARs, and other programs) is preferred.
e) Self-motivated and ability to work independently, organize evidence and produce written reports.
f) Possess a wide variety of skills/abilities in specialized areas such as forensic accounting, health care fraud, nursing, legal and/or law enforcement.
g) Experience in reviewing and understanding medical records and knowledge of medical billing procedures is preferred.
h) Working knowledge of current research and investigative techniques including the use of commercial databases and other sources of information.
i) Experience in interviewing potential witnesses is preferred.
j) U.S. Citizenship.
k) Computer skills: Applicant must have the ability to use MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access or other data bases, Work Perfect, Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Able to perform legal research using, including but not limited to, Lexis/Nexis and/or West Law.
l) Travel within the District may be necessary to interview witnesses, obtain documents, and testify at hearings or trials. Some other travel may be necessary for training and special projects.
m) Communication skills are extremely important.
n) Performs related duties as required.

Occasional travel may be required. All travel must be pre-approved, and shall be paid as a reimbursable expense as per the department norms