Principal Data Analyst - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

Falls Church | Usa
United States

General Dynamics Federal Health Sector is actively seeking a Principal Data Analyst to design and conduct data analyses and data management in a large, complex health research environment. In this position, you will have the opportunity to directly impact the lives of millions of Americans by working on projects that increase access to care, improve health outcomes and control costs.  The ideal candidate will be someone who is looking for continual growth and innovation, can think strategically but operate tactically, and mostly importantly, wants to make a positive difference to the people around them. 

  • Design and implement data processes, using advanced programming in SAS, SQL, and other programming languages, to manage and analyze large data sources.
  • Identify and analyze opportunities for innovation in building data processes and developing data models to improve operational quality, efficiency, and data accuracy.
  • Coordinate with scientists and other technical experts to design and develop advanced methods for data analysis and machine learning techniques.
  • Perform rigorous review of all products to ensure quality prior to delivery.
  • Communicate directly with customers and partners to facilitate analytics project work.
  • Prepare reports, charts, tables, and other visual analytics to assist customers in understanding analytic results.
  • Consults with the external clients and internal staff to determine data management needs and objectives.
  • Develop comprehensive technical and customer documentation of data analytic processes
  • Work individually and collaboratively to accomplish project objectives and tasks.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less experienced Data Analysts, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Participates in special projects as required.


  • 15-20 years of related statistics/data analysis experience.
  • Strong programming experience in data analytics or statistical software.
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in data analysis and database management.
  • Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or a related technical discipline.
  • Masters degree preferred/desired.