American Heart Association

  • Statistical Analyst

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/18/2018 11:16 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Family Group
    Science and Research
    Job Category
    Science & Research
  • Overview

    Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

    Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

    This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


    The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Statistical Analyst in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas.


    This role plays an integral part in supporting the daily functions of the Centers for Health Metrics and Evaluation.  These analysts are responsible for the organization, analysis, and reporting of data collected from various sources, including AHA program data and national health surveillance data.  The Statistical Analysts also use various visualization and business intelligence tools to provide a clear understanding and communication of data to support organizational decision making. 


    Essential Job Duties:

    • Design, build, maintain, and deploy data sources used for Tableau development across AHA.
    • Assists in preparation of statistical reports for AHA internal programs using dynamic reporting platform of R and other software.
    • Monitor and maintain data sources hosted on Tableau Server (e.g. setting refresh schedules, monitoring for issues, diagnosing, and troubleshooting issues).
    • Develop interactive/dynamic dashboards with tools like Tableau and R.
    • Perform basic statistical analysis for AHA program evaluation data.

    Want to help get your resume to the top?   Take a look at the experience we require:


    • Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Business Analytics or a related field of study.
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience building, implementing and supporting Tableau data visualizations.
    • Experience in statistical analysis and modeling which includes hypothesis testing, logistic and linear regression, parametric and non-parametric methods.
    • Proficient with database management and analytic tools and languages supporting data analysis and reporting - R, Python, SQL, and Excel.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
    • Proficiency in visual analytics, dashboard creation, and dynamic reporting.
    • Excellent written communication skills with a focus on interpretation of statistical output appropriate for a variety of audiences (Science, Media, Lay, etc.).
    • Understanding of data visualization best practices.


    Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:


    • Candidate has an interest in cardiovascular and brain health promotions.
    • Experience in Business Intelligence tools like Anteryx, Qlikview.
    • Experience with analysis of data focused on cardiovascular disease epidemiology or similar/related chronic disease.
    • Tableau and other data science certifications.

    So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? 


    Click on “Apply for this job online” to submit your online application or “Log back in!” if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.


    At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.


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    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities



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