Data Quality Specialist

Clearance Level
Data Science
Baltimore, Maryland
Key Skills For Success

Python (Programming Language)

Query Language



SQL Databases

REQ#: RQ147852
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Python Data Analyst with a strong focus on data quality to join our team. The ideal candidate will ensure data accuracy, completeness, and reliability. They will work closely with cross-functional teams to establish and maintain data quality standards, identify data discrepancies, and develop solutions to address data quality issues.


Our team provides program support to DFS OCSE to manage and monitor the development, implementation, operation, maintenance, technical support, and enhancement of the division’s systems and services. Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS) information is, by statute, made available to child support agencies and a limited number of federal and state agencies. These secure systems and services help child support agencies, employers, insurers, and financial institutions exchange information about child support cases; locate parents; establish paternity, custody and visitation; collect support; and identify fraud. 


This role is currently fully remote.  However, once COVID restrictions are lifted, the work location for this position is the General Dynamics Information Technology in Windsor Mill, MD.



·        Collect, analyze, and interpret large and complex data sets using Python.

·        Establish and maintain data quality standards across the organization.

·        Identify and investigate data discrepancies and recommend solutions to address data quality issues.

·        Develop and implement data validation and cleansing processes to ensure data accuracy and completeness.

·        Work with cross-functional teams to understand their data needs and ensure data quality requirements are met.

·        Collaborate with stakeholders to identify opportunities for data-driven improvements.

·        Continuously monitor and improve data quality processes and procedures.

·        Maintain documentation of data quality standards and procedures.

Required Skills:

·        Bachelor's Degree and at least 5 years of related experience with 3 years of hands-on Python related experience 

·        Working knowledge of version control and code collaboration, ideally AWS CodeCommit

·        Knowledge of SQL and database systems.

·        Experience with Data Analytics tools such as SAS, Tableau, Quicksight, etc

Desired Skills:
•    Experience with AWS services such as S3, Glue, Athena, and Redshift.
•    Understanding of web application development and frontend technologies 
•    Experience developing and executing test automation scripts to ensure functionality, data quality

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

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.