Data Scientist- Suburban MD & Hybrid

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Lanham, Maryland
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Graph Analysis

Machine Learning

Python (Programming Language)

REQ#: RQ175119
Public Trust: MBI (T2)
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

Own your career as a Data Scientist at GDIT. Your woek offers data science support to a team of cyber security professionals using AI/ML tools, techniques, and data modeling.

Uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs) to consult with cyber professionals on creative means of analyzing events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats

Own your career as a Data Scientist at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

The Data Scientist will serve as a pivotal figure within the organization. This role demands a professional with a solid grasp of data modeling, machine learning, AI and language such as Python and SQL.

Key Responsibilities:

- Work closely with cyber security teams to develop/employ machine learning techniques and algorithms to support cyber security, including detection of anomalous and malicious cyber activity

- Lead and devise innovative methods and techniques to leverage AI/ML/Neural Networks etc to improve the detection of malicious activity



Technical Training, Certification(s) or Degree, 5+ years of experience.

- Experience in cybersecurity a plus, needs to be able to work well with a variety of subject matters experts in cyber security

- Degree in Data Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.

- Proficiency in machine learning algorithms

- Neural networks and deep learning

-Proficiency in data modeling and visualizations

-Proficiency in one or more languages such as Python, R, and SQL

-Familiarity with Data Science related Mathematics including statistics and probability, linear algebra and calculus.

Security Clearance:

U.S. Citizenship required. Candidates must be eligible for an MBI clearance and may be required to hold an active clearance at the time of application.


Occasional travel may be required.

● Location: Hybrid
●US Citizenship Required

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $148,750 - $201,250. 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. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.