Biostatistician II - Atlanta, GA

Cherokee Federal

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Atlanta, GA
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Biostatistician II -  Atlanta, GA

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions (CNOS) provides professional services and innovative products to federal and commercial clients. CNOS helps you make the most of your skills by taking a personalized approach to solving clients' toughest challenges. This approach gives customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from a team that can handle every detail – a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions is part of Cherokee Federal – a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit


Provides Biostatistics support to aid the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ). 


Includes the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Conduct analysis to provide statistical methods that will aid on processes improvement. 
  • Serve as POC to assist non-technical users with data interpretation 
  • Prepares analysis plans to ensure the best statistical methods are developed and utilized
  • Present research findings to internal & external partners, and Biostatistics team members


  • No supervisory/management authority.


  • Masters in Statistics or Biostatistics with 3-5 years of experience
  • Experience using statistical techniques to analyze continuous, categorical, and data such as regression analysis, regression modeling, geospatial analysis/mapping, Kaplan‐Meier survival analysis and multi‐level modeling
  • Must be proficient working with statistical software such as SUDAAN, SAS and/or R
  • Advanced statistics or epidemiology understanding or experience with one or more datasets


  • Preferred knowledge of CDC/DGMQ’s programs objective and goals
  • Preferred knowledge of CDC funding development and maintenance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent level of attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple high-priority assignments
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to multitask, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Skills and experience writing project reports, research protocols and manuscripts
  • Ability to generate surveillance reports
  • Ability to develop reports, charts, or tables to contribute to publications or presentations.
  • Pursuant to U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14042, Cherokee Federal is now requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8th and going forward. Prospective employees will fall under this requirement and proof of vaccination will be required for on-boarding, should you be selected. Limited exemptions for religious or medical reasons will be considered.
    • TEMPORARY NOTE: On Tuesday, Dec. 7, a federal judge issued an injunction blocking President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors (EO 14042). Cherokee Federal is monitoring the court case and awaiting a final ruling. As a result of the injunction, Cherokee Federal is halting the enforcement of the mandate, however, if the injunction is lifted and the mandate remains, Cherokee Federal must reenact its vaccine requirement.


  • Work is conducted in a climate-controlled office environment. 
  • The environment may require prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, and light lifting up to 20 lbs.


Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S.  As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios – ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions.  Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should join our team!


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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