Data Scientist Consultant / Solutions Expert

Clearance Level
Solutions Architect
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ104132

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We take pride in providing our clients with the AI and Data Insights they need to make important decisions that impact the world around us.

You make GDIT your place by delivering insights to help our clients make impactful changes real. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll become a critical part in how we successfully solve our clients’ biggest challenges. Our work depends on a Solutions Expert / Data Scientist Consultant joining our AI and Data Insights capabilities team to support the GDIT Office of Chief Technology Officer.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Data Scientist Consultant you will be trusted to help drive the technical solutions needed to win our most complex, large-scale, and strategic pursuits as well as extend our existing AI and data analytics portfolio.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Develop effective and compelling briefings, proposal materials, reusable artifacts, and related materials for our customers, both internal and external.

  • Coach and advise solution architects and solution teams

  • Work with GDIT teams to help build data science competencies

  • Plan and help execute prototyping and technical implementation efforts

  • Evaluate emerging Data Science trends, tools, and services with a focus on AI

Your success in this role will directly impact GDIT’s technical capabilities across our divisions and fuel our growth. Your performance will be measured by the depth and breadth of technical impact you have on existing programs and in helping us to grow our business.


  • Education - Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 15+ years of relevant experience - 5 years of data science experience; 2 years in Cloud

  • Security clearance level - Ability to attain Public Trust and/or DoD Secret

Technical skills:

  • Ability to translate customer requirements and objectives into AI solutions and strategies

  • AI Expertise using Deep Learning Frameworks, Analyst Notebooks, and Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing Packages (Python, Spark, R)

  • Experience with COTS, Open Source, and Cloud-Native data science tools

  • Experience integrating, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large data sets

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and collaborate on teams

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree

  • Experience developing and scaling engineering solutions for both structured and unstructured data

  • Experience with Data Lakes and NoSQL data repositories

  • Experience with Hadoop or Spark big data frameworks including Open-Source and Commercial distributions (Databricks, Cloudera/Hortonworks) and Cloud-based services (AWS EMR, Azure HD Insight)


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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.