eADE Data Management Analyst (Alation)

Clearance Level
Software Development
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ132832

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

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of a team that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. The Navy's Enterprise Authoritative Data Environment (eADE) system team is seeking a Data Management Analyst to join their team.

This is a 100% virtual position.

The program overall will maintain Navy O&M and Research/Development/Test and Evaluation (RDTE) for Navy Personnel and Pay systems. The eADE team will apply an authoritative data sharing framework that supports data analytics and business intelligence functions to the HR systems.

The Data Management Analyst is responsible for performing the following responsibilities/functions: 

  • Supplements application familiarity and technical knowledge of Alation data governance and data catalog tool with ADE customers to help facilitate meeting mission needs  
  • Advises Enterprise Information Systems (EIM) customers and ADE Development Team in setting up organizational roles/permissions/security policies for Alation 
  • Configures and maintains various templates including data dictionary, business glossary, metrics glossary, articles, etc.
  • Establishes and maintains metadata connectors across the data sources, extract and manages metadata and data for sampling and quality analysis
  • Develops and publishes catalog metrics, usage, measure, and drive adoption
  • Maps business processes and data to expose complexities of data models, lineage, and dictionaries
  • Enables operations of the catalog platform including operational monitoring, user access, bulk loads of metadata, management & evolution of catalog templates and platform upgrades
  • Facilitates online training access and opportunities with vendors as required
  • Analyzes customer requirements and provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
  • Coaches and provides guidance to less-experienced team members
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Documents work for leadership, update/create Standard Operating Procedures, and brief staff and customers on various tasks
  • If qualified for privileged access, ensures data management applications are patched, upgraded and remain compliant with DoD and Navy cybersecurity requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of experience required in managing data and metadata, data stewardship, and/or data governance across various business domains
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience required with one or more data governance / data catalog platforms (Alation, Informatica, Collibra, etc.)
    • AWS environment work experience is preferred
    • Requires ability to work in a collaborative environment to troubleshoot and resolve problems
    • Data management experience with Navy data is preferred
  • Secret clearance is required
  • Preferred qualifications for privileged access:
    • Completed T5 Investigation is preferred (eligibility for Top Secret clearance)
    • Compliance with DoD 8570 - IAT Level II (Security+ CE or equivalent cert) is preferred
    • Possesses Linux Operating System / Computing Environment certification or must complete 40 hours of Linux training annually
    • Possesses 2+ years of experience optimizing and configuring Alation or equivalent technology


  • Excellent customizable health benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • 401K with company match
  • Flexible work week
  • Educational Assistance and eLearning
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to employee advancement
  • Rewards and Recognition programs
  • Innovative and collaborative environment encouraging of highly motivated critical thinking

The likely salary range for this position is $89,648 - $149,698, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.