IT Operations Researcher

Clearance Level
Statistical Analysis
San Antonio, Texas

REQ#: RQ67083

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

HEREGDIT s military health team is HIRING a IT Operations Researcher to support the 59th Medical Wing (MDW), located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

The 59th Medical Wing Science and Technology (ST) office advises and conducts clinical and translational research on matters pertaining to the medical aspects of the Air Expeditionary Force and the health of Air Force (AF) personnel and beneficiaries. In order to support the required research, ST offices conduct translational research in the areas of emergency medical care, combat casualty care, force health protection, restorative medicine, clinical and rehabilitative medicine and specialty centers.

Learn more about the 59th MDW HERE

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Works with a team of analytics professionals and cross functional teams to identify business opportunities and quantify business impacts.
  • Obtains, manipulates, cleans, and analyzes large structured and unstructured data from diverse sources; develops statistical/machine learning models to drive value for our partners.
  • Researches and develops forecasting and optimization methods to solve difficult non-routine analysis problems.
  • Finds useful relationships between different data domains, with the goal of improving internal and external operations, revenue, and ultimately, the customer experience.
  • Crafts compelling stories based on logical recommendations to provide actionable insights that drive informed decisions.
  • Promotes data driven decision-making.

What You’ll Need (required):

  • Master’s or PhD Degree in a Quantitative Discipline (Operations Research, Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Decision Sciences, Healthcare Analytics etc.).
  • Depth of knowledge in at least one OR skill area (optimization, simulation, analytics, etc.).
  • Practical experience in data extraction, cleansing, and analysis.
  • Expertise in at least one computer programming language (Python, R, C++, Java, SAS, etc.).
  • Experience with data visualization software (Tableau, Qlik, Zoomdata, etc...).
  • Experience using databases and writing complex queries involving various joins, aggregation functions, sub queries, update/alter tables.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for independent learning, logical analysis, problem identification, and problem solving.
  • Familiarity with Big Data Technologies.
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning techniques.
  • Domain knowledge in the Military IT/Military Healthcare IT.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups.
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently.


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.