Metrics & Data Analytics Analyst Advisor

Clearance Level
Statistical Analysis
Baltimore, Maryland

REQ#: RQ51059

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is under contract to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to design, develop, engineer, implement, enhance, maintain statistical algorithms to detect and prevent potential fraud, waste or abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The contract is part of the Fraud Prevention System Modeling and Analytics contract. We are currently seeking a Senior Metrics and Data Analytics Advisor to join our team.

Develops, inspects, mines, transforms, and models data to raise productivity, improve decision making, and gain competitive advantage. Conducts statistical analysis on data and information to ensure correct predictive forecasting or classification. Manages all aspects of end-to-end data processing utilizing customized report building functions of systems. Maintains analytical systems, verifies the accuracy of the data, and acts as liaison with business.


  • Extract qualitative and quantitative relationships (i.e., patterns, trends) from large amounts of data using SAS, SPSS Modeler, R or other statistical tools
  • Utilize advanced statistical techniques to mine data identify abhorrent behaviors or patterns
  • Research and apply policy and/or regulatory guidelines on Medicare, Medicaid and healthcare to evaluate and classify billing patterns
  • Gather and organize information for use in supporting decision-making process
  • Collect, manipulate, analyze, evaluate, and display data using visualization tools
  • Perform data analysis and create data summaries using descriptive statistics
  • Implement open-ended data merges, data analysis plans, and perform complex data manipulation and reporting tasks
  • Develop, write, and present detailed technical solutions to solve open-ended business problems to technical and non-technical audiences

Basic Qualifications

  • BA or equivalent + 10 yrs related experience, or MA + 8 yrs related experience
  • Superior skills conducting statistical and mathematical modeling and analysis using SAS
  • Experience leading teams and developing innovative solutions
  • Superior skills using SQL for modeling and data manipulation purposes
  • Experience matching and merging disparate data sets using string/edit distance algorithms
  • Experience using statistical algorithms, techniques and models to define data for data integrity and process analytics
  • Experience using multiple data mining tools including SAS, SPSS Modeler, R, Weka, etc
  • Experience using manipulating and presenting data using MS Excel

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing and presenting solutions to complex, open-ended problems
  • Experience proactively identifying and working collaboratively with stakeholders to resolve data anomalies, data quality, and compliance issues in administrative data
  • Superior customer service skills working proactively and collaboratively with Federal research, compliance, and policy staff and stakeholders to implement and enhance internal and external management reports and public-facing data analysis tools and data sets
  • Superior written and verbal skills.  Must write succinctly and clearly and explain complex situations in plain English to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience conducting trade studies and implementing business intelligence tools/solutions in collaboration with Federal customers and stakeholders
  • Superior multi-tasking and organization skills. Must manage multiple simultaneous projects and prioritize assignments and tasks accordingly, remaining flexible to changing priorities and new initiatives
  • Experience supporting data governance policies and supporting infrastructures spanning diverse stakeholders
  • Knowledge of business intelligence, ETL, data analytics, and data warehouse COTS solution space
  •  Experience using data visualization tools such as including Tableau
  •  Experience conducting health care related research and analytics
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.