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CDC’s Office of Public Health Scientific Services (OPHSS), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is recruiting to fill a Computer Scientist/Informatics (GS-1550-9-11) job vacancy in Hyattsville, MD. The selected candidate will conduct computer analysis and in-depth investigations to identify the most feasible approaches to hardware/software/networking system design and development problems; lead and manage fact finding, design, software surveys, and cost/benefit analysis for new or modified computer applications resulting in the design or modification of systems; plan, construct, and maintain databases for data storage, manipulation, and retrieval, and more. View the Full job posting Apply by September 19.

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CDC Filling Key Positions to Combat the Opioid Crisis

CDC has been granted direct hiring authority to fill critical jobs to help combat the Opioid crisis. The Opioid epidemic claimed over 64,000 lives last year. This direct hire authority allows CDC to fill various jobs without going through the competitive process.View CDC Opioid job postings . View our job openings.

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