Senior Epidemiologist (Program Scientist)

Clearance Level
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: RQ101246

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.

Our work depends on a Senior Epidemiologist joining our team to support the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division (AFHSD) located in Silver Spring, Maryland.

In this role, an ideal candidate will:

  • Support an effective Department of Defense biosurveillance program and operational mission
  • Effectively liaise with AFHSB internal and external USG and non-USG partners leading to the successful establishment of collaborations and/or partnerships
  • Assist in meeting information requirements of Combatant Commands (CCMDs) and other military and civilian programs and projects
  • Coordinate the gathering and assembly of data related to specific projects and perform detailed scientific analysis
  • Support collaborations across the AFHSB to develop and enhance AFHSB biosurveillance information products integrating data and information from various sources
  • Prepare and present formal and informal presentations to military, other government and civilian publications, and provide mentoring and informal and formal teaching to the staff


  • Master degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or closely related field
  • 5 + years of public health experience
  • Familiarity and experience with monitoring syndromic surveillance systems
  • Ability to conduct statistical analyses
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • US Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance


  • ESSENCE experience
  • Analyzing data to support medical or public health decision-making experience preferred


  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Full-flex work week

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.