Junior Data Scientist with TS/SCI Clearance - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)


United States

REQ#: RQ66157

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on TS/SCI level cleared Junior Data Scientist joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Springfield, VA

Performs data analysis, interpretation, and management duties. Develops rules and methodologies for data collection and analysis

Work as part of a small team of data engineers, database developers and visualization specialists to analyze large sets of structured data, looking for anomalies and undiscovered correlations. Combining analytic, Python, and R skills to discover and solve data problems obscured to the layman by the sheer volume of data. Apply fuzzy matching and statistical analysis to find and deal with inaccurate data points or missing data, and work with data providers to correct their input feeds. You will use a variety of tools to profile and visualize data, developing reports, dashboards, and repeatable analyses for leadership.


Job Responsibilities


Perform deep dive analysis into data sets and reports to identify problems or suspected issues with collected data.

Analyze business operations requirements for data, evaluate existing data quality, and recommend improvement opportunities

Analyze output products to assure data quality and conformance to requirements

Participate in continuous improvement efforts to increase available data quality and speed of delivery

Participate on an Agile development team, using Scrum techniques, as a contributing development team member

Collaborate with peers and provide professional assessments of project tasks



Bachelor's Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Agile development certifications preferred.



Required Skills:

  • Good Python Scripting
  • SQL Scripting
  • MS Excel (e.g., vlookup, pivot tables , etc)
  • Time management skills and the drive to work with limited supervision within a small team
  • Ability to manage priorities across multiple project tasks
  • TS/SCI clearance required


Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with analytic tools like Tableau, Kibana, or Alteryx,
  • Experience with relationshal databases like Postgres, SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL
  • Jupyter Notebook
  • R Studio


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.