Data Scientist

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Data Science
Remote, Working from the USA
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Data Analytics

Data Science

Predictive Analytics

REQ#: RQ162266
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Job Description:
GDIT is looking for a Data Scientist to lead a team providing data analytics and predictive analytics in support of the USCENTCOM J6. This includes both Data Analytic Environment (DAE) and Data Analytic Services (DAS). Both are associated with data management, data-centricity, data infrastructure, and analytic development to enable USCENTCOM to become a data-centric organization.

The Data Analytics and Predictive Analytics team will deliver, operate, and maintain the end-to-end DAE infrastructure as well as provide a data catalog consisting of discovering, cataloging, accessing, managing, and governing geographically dispersed data, sources, metadata tags, and data analysis functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide services for the development and execution of strategic CENTCOM J6 data initiatives focusing on data engineering, data science, data analytics and AI/ML
  • Provide services for advanced analytics, AI/ML model development, data governance, and implementation of innovative technologies and collaborate with USCENTCOM and DoD data community to deliver data driven tools and platforms for decision-making
  • Coordinate with USCENTCOM Chief Data Officer (CDO) and participate across the B2C2WG to interpret business, operational needs, and recommend use cases for data to align with informative decision making
  • Identify, provide access to, and provide subject matter expertise to enable the integration and/or ingest of authoritative data sets
  • Perform associated role within the data stewardship/data custodian roles
  • Ensure data is being tagged, cataloged, and integrated into the data warehouse at the time of creation
  • Deliver, operate, and maintain USCENTCOM data catalog
  • Develop data pipelines to clean and ingest data into the DAE (developing, configuring automated ingest of data from authoritative sources, ensuring access to authoritative sources, and cleanup and/or tagging of data)

Education and/or Certifications:

  • Master’s degree in data science and 5 years of experience with data analytics and predictive analytics or a Master’s degree in computer science (or a related field) with 10 years of related experience


  • Cloud Certification (AWS/Azure preferred)
  • ITIL 4 Foundation Certification
  • PMP Certification

Required Skills:

  • Experience leading data analytics teams in a C4 networking environment
  • Experience providing technical information to senior military and/or Government officials
  • Experience evaluating, designing, and implementing enterprise communication technologies across geographically dispersed networks

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the DoD's Data Strategy and data mesh/fabric architectures
  • Demonstrated experience with USCENTCOM networks

Clearance Requirement:

  • Active TS/SCI eligibility required
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


ITIL 4 Foundations - ITIL

Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute (PMI)

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $156,000 - $234,000. 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.
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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.