Data Scientist with Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Data Science
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ92682

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We take pride in providing our clients with the data 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 Data Scientist joining our team to support Customer activities at Herndon.

At GDIT, our people are at the center of everything we do. As a Data Scientist supporting the Customer, a typical day will include:

  • Engage with customers to determine the nature of requirement/analytic problem, evaluate options, and offer Information Technology (IT)-based recommendations/options
  •  Advise customers on IT methods and data needed and/or available to satisfy the requirement
  • Develop IT solutions to enable the exploitation of databases and files, devise creative data collection and strategies
  • Develop comprehensive software applications
  • Identify potential additional data sources and automate collection processes
  • Integrate, analyze, evaluate, and assess quantitative data (using statistical software, computer models, geospatial models, software languages, mathematical models, machine learning) to contribute to or develop IT solutions to requirements (software tools, analytic models, or reports.)
  • Conduct statistical, mathematical, geospatial modeling or data-mining analysis in partnership with other colleagues
  • Anticipate and project a wide range of possible outcomes using scenario/alternative analyses, machine learning, and agent based modeling or other advanced analytic techniques
  • Identify, use, and/or develop a wide range of methodologies and analytic tools to address existing or potential problems and collection strategies
  • Prepare, and communicate a wide range of strategic, highly complex graphics, computational models/tools, or written/oral assessments
  • Leverage multiple data management tools to organize relevant information and make decisions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 15 years experience
  • Possess a wide breath of technical expertise across all areas of Enterprise IT data and hosting architectures
  • Possess a deep understanding and experience working with multiple cloud hosting technologies, such as AWS, Azure, Oracle, Google and IBM
  • Effective management and leadership skills
  • Strong program and project management skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Possess an active TS/SCI security clearance, with Polygraph


  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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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.