Program Analyst - Health Services

Clearance Level
Program Management
West Des Moines, Iowa
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Health Services


Written Communication

REQ#: RQ163179
Public Trust: Other
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

General Dynamics Federal Health Sector is actively seeking a Program Analyst to support the Chronic Conditions Warehouse (CCW) Program. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) CCW provides researchers with Medicare and Medicaid beneficiary, claims, and assessment data linked by beneficiaries across the continuum of care.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Program Analyst you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Program Analyst joining our team who will be responsible for coordinating health services research requests of varying size and complexity, tracking detailed specifications, performing quality checks on final products, and assisting with pricing estimates.


  • Coordinate data requests, tracks request specifications, performs quality checks.

  • Analyze specification criteria against data products to ensure research requests are delivered as expected.

  • Build relationships with researchers and request partners to enhance communication and ensure specifications are complete and accurate.

  • Communicate researcher specifications in a format technical analyst can use to extract data.

  • Maintain Medicare/Medicaid data documentation.

  • Monitor timeliness of data requests.

  • Track multiple data program rules, data types and statuses to ensure customers receive accurate data and information.

  • Continually assess processes for improvements and efficiencies.

  • Serves as resource for internal and external customers and liaison between technical and non-technical staff.

  • Works with internal and external customers to answer data-related questions.

  • Creates, QAs, and ships data requests on physical media.

  • Loads physically received files into the workspace.

  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in health informatics or related field preferred; plus 2-5 years related contract experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2+ years’ experience working with health services data for quality improvement, reporting or analytic purposes.

  • Experience working with data elements, data definitions/dictionaries, user documentation, and data collection.

  • 2+ years’ experience with project coordination.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including issue resolution, and conflict management.

  • Must have analytic capability.

  • High proficiency with MS Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Experience with telecommuting, working from a home office.


  • Experience with Medicare and/or Medicaid data.

  • Experience with order fulfillment and shipping.

  • Technical experience working with DVD/CDs and flash drives.

  • Ability to coordinate team members and facilitate work.

  • Strong time management and organization skills.

  • Ability to operate with general direction/minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to produce results.

  • Ability to understand technical requirements of applications used in the data dissemination process.


  • 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

2 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%

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.