IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector. IMPAQ’s mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ offers five locations: our Corporate Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, rated one of America’s Best Small Cities; Downtown Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, Seattle, Washington and a Bay Area office in Oakland, California. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).
The Data Scientist will be a member of IMPAQ Health’s Advanced Analytics Division, supporting business and technical managers and providing expertise in the field of data science to assist CMS in implementing the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The Data Scientist will be responsible for digesting the QPP program's cost measure policies and requirements, documenting the technical specifications, querying the Medicare claims data for the purpose of understanding the data structure and dependencies, assisting software engineers with implementation, and performing quality assurance on the output datasets. The Data Scientist will work within a Scrum team in a fast-paced environment interacting and reporting to CMS stakeholders.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.
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