Senior Data Architect, SME Engineer

Clearance Level
Engineering (General)
Lanham, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Literacy

Insider Threat


Machine Learning Operations

Statistical Analysis

REQ#: RQ171909
Public Trust: MBI (T2)
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a SME Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

Our work depends on a SME Engineer to develop, lead, and operate Insider Threat programs at Federal agencies. As a SME Engineer, you will implement GDIT’s cutting-edge Insider Threat technologies and processes to enhance the protection of our nation’s high-value assets and mission-critical data. The ideal candidate has experience with Insider Threat programs and tools in the Federal sector. You will help our customers meet mission needs by putting the policies, processes, and tools in place to strengthen protections against vulnerabilities inside the firewall.


  • Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates computer components, equipment, and systems. Provides innovative methods and technical solutions using the engineering design process. Plans implementation of enhancements

  • Performs advanced engineering work concerned with the design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation of computer components, software, equipment, and systems for government use.

  • Analyzes customer requirements and develops technical solutions to complex problems.

  • Maintains equipment and/or systems integrity while ensuring compliance with policies.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology pertinent to insider threat monitoring, detection, and remediation.

  • Provides advanced guidance and leadership to less-experienced engineering personnel.

  • May serve as a team or task leader and mentor less experienced personnel.


Required Qualifications:

  • Required Education: Masters and 10+ years of relevant experience.

  • Experience implementing and assessing machine learning and natural language for statistical analysis methods.

  • Experience developing software applications and provide software domain expertise to solve computer science cyber issues and associated forensics.

  • Experiencing coordinating the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed for solution development.

Recommended Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience implementing and supporting Insider Threat programs within the Financial Services Industry or US Intelligence Community

  • Experience supporting insider threat programs.

  • Experience developing software applications with a focus on insider threat.

  • Experience with tools such as EverFox, Splunk UBA, etc.

  • Technical certifications as required by the customer.

Location: DC metro area preferred but remote applicants considered.  Team members living in the DC metro need to travel to client sites at the discretion of the government lead.  The Government site is in Lanham, MD.

​Citizen: Must be a US Citizen and be able to pass a background investigation.


  • Full-flex work week.  

  • 401K with company match.  

  • Customizable health benefits packages.  

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators.  

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.  

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees. 

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $122,366 - $204,360. 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.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.