Principal Subject Matter Expert - Biomedical Informatics

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ41788

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) the Federal government's principal agency supporting cancer research; it is also responsible for carrying out the National Cancer Program.  NCI’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) coordinates and deploys information technology (IT), data science, and informatics resources to support NCI research initiatives, both intramural and extramural.  Join GDIT as a Principal Subject Matter Expert in its critical support for NCI programs to help CBIIT develop, coordinate, and provide biomedical information standards to evaluate, coordinate, and prioritize NCI's informatics research portfolio

In this role you will perform a combination of the following tasks:

  • Augment or direct teams providing high-level functional systems definition, analysis, design, integration, documentation, implementation, and management on cancer informatics programs.
  • Advise on exceptionally complex issues related to accessibility, usability, interoperability and reusability of experimental data, and the appropriate use of data science, informatics and IT, as it relates to accelerating the NCI mission to prevent, detect, treat and/or cure cancer.
  • Participate in all phases of studies, planning, and projects with specific emphasis on informatics, requiring specific expertise in platforms, services, tools, data, and customized software solutions for scientists. May also advise on biomedical information standards, reducing barriers to data access and the reuse and support of cancer research and care delivery.
  • Develop, coordinate, and provide serviced related to biomedical information standards, in order to reduce barriers to data access and reuse, and also support cancer research and care delivery.
  • Participate in the evaluation, coordination, and prioritization of NCI's informatics research portfolio to align it with the Institute's mission.
  • Serve as a consultant for strategic planning to address the needs of the broad cancer-research community.

Required Qualifications:

Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in Data Standards and Semantic Infrastructure with demonstrated experience and success in data modeling and a doctorate-level degree.

The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation.

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.