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Laboratory Data Manager III, Atlanta, GA, US ID #17024

Cherokee Nation Assurance (CNA) delivers a broad spectrum of professional management consulting services to its defense, health, environmental and civilian agency clients. To assist clients in achieving their goals, CNA provides a tailored management approach for complex government programs and disciplines including health information technology, research & science, program management, communications, correspondence and document management, governance and administrative support. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, CNA is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies. For more company information, visit our site at


The Polio and Picornavirus Laboratory Branch (PPLB), Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, provides laboratory assistance, technical expertise and support for surveillance and related activities to monitor impact of vaccination and other prevention programs, and determine patterns of infection and disease. CNA is hiring a Laboratory Data Manager III to support PPLB in compliance with CDC and federal safety regulations in addition to DHS and USDA Select Agent Regulations.


Conducting laboratory data management including but not limited to the following:

  • The Lab Data Manager will use database management tools and database scripting languages for maintaining, troubleshooting, updating, and developing Microsoft Access and RedCap databases
  • Write SQL queries, produce reports, and provide updates for internal and external collaborators
  • Analysis of raw data from multiplex instruments using Excel and summarizing for client
  • Prepare reports, charts, and graphs, and present data at internal lab meetings
  • Provide assistance to laboratorians on the use of database management tools
  • Create documentation on data-related tasks and processes
  • Develop ELISpot protocols for various research projects involved in immune responses to poliovirus & other non-polio Enteroviruses including but not limited to:
    • Virus stock preparation & purification
    • Virus titration
    • Virus inactivation by chemical or radioactive methods & antigen quantitation
    • Preparation of lymphocyte specimens from animals or human donors for analysis
    • Using an ELISpot reader instrument to collect data


No supervisory authority.

5 or more year’s relevant experience and a bachelor’s or higher degree with at least 24 semester hours in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines.


  • Experience developing and analyzing neutralization assays
  • Experience processing specimens and isolating viruses according to WHO-standard protocols
  • Experience performing specimen management activities
  • Experience developing flow cytometry protocols


Work is conducted in a laboratory and office environment.

With $400 million in annual revenue, more than 3000 employees and nearly 1,000 federal projects for more than 60 government agencies in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 territories, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) team of companies are well positioned to deliver the expertise needed to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Together, CNB’s companies provide an array of services — from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense — for 12 of the 15 Cabinet departments.

Why consider Cherokee Nation Businesses? The following links can help you learn more about what we do and the many great reasons to 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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