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Watson Health - Research Analyst, Government

Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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IBMs Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBMs market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Provide research and client support as part of a team that delivers health care information and consulting services to government or commercial clients.
  • Perform reviews of health research literature and summarize relevant information as directed by Research Leader.
  • Coordinate the receipt, storage, and delivery of sensitive data files.
  • Perform data quality reviews to verify that specific data restrictions have been applied.
  • Interface with external stakeholders to ensure that the project maintains high-quality relationships with stakeholders.
  • Draft background sections of client deliverables and project proposals as directed by Research Leader
  • Format deliverables for client presentations (reports, technical memoranda, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts).
  • Attend to daily office activities, such as email correspondence with external stakeholders and the burning of external data media (CDs, USB, external hard drive) and delivery of data to the client.
  • Work closely with project team members (Programmer/Analysts, Research Leaders, Research Assistants, and Statisticians) to complete research projects that will meet clients needs.
  • Assist with the development and documentation of file specification and analytical results.

  • Associate in Arts degree with 5 + years experience or Bachelors degree with 1 to 3 years experience
  • 2 to 3 years previous healthcare industry and/or quantitative work experience related to health research highly desirable. Relevant graduate degree may substitute for work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with individuals at various levels within the organization and external clients.
  • Good critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated quantitative abilities
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Time management skills for managing multiple tasks simultaneously, while completing work within allocated time frames.
  • Intermediate experience using Microsoft Applications, such as Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint; and using Adobe Acrobat.

  • Previous health care or research background desired

IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the worlds most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-01

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