Data Analyst (Secret Clearance)

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Data Analysis
Rosslyn, Virginia

REQ#: RQ38977

Serves as a Data Scientist for cybersecurity in support of a major federal client.  This organization provides services that analyze and produce enhanced cyber security and threat intelligence information to include threats and potential threats to the customer’s personnel, information, and information systems; provides timely and relevant intelligence to assist with mitigating cyber threats confronting the Department; supports evaluation, implementation, and operations of tools/technologies used in advanced data analysis.

The Data Scientist will support the customer’s overall cyber threat analysis efforts. The data scientist is responsible for applying machine learning and advanced analytics techniques to solve industry problems and developing software to be used for a range of machine learning and advanced analytics techniques, including predictive modeling, anomaly detection, customer profiling and segmentation, text analytics and big data analytics in solving cyber security problems or helping others to automate their research and analysis.

Key Personality traits that will do well in this environment

  • Inquisitive by nature; you know where to look to find answers
  • You enjoy collaboration and sharing information with other highly technical people.

Environment you will work in

  • The intersection of Cybersecurity and data. No better place to be.
  • Highly technical and fast pace environment.
  • No remote work / no travel

4 years of experience in technical data analysis with increasing responsibilities. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills. 

  • Good working knowledge of data analysis techniques to support cyber threat intelligence
  • Highly self-motivated and capable of completing ad hoc and time sensitive assignment
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively research, write, communicate and brief to varying levels of audiences to include at the executive level
  • Previous experience working within cross functional and interdisciplinary project teams to achieve tactical and strategic objectives.

Highly desired skills

  • Three years’ of experience in intelligence or technical analysis with a focus on cyber threat analysis and threat modeling, to include preparing and presenting results.
  • Experience building models on real world problems
  • Software development experience in Java/R/Python/Pandas/Scikit-learn
  • Expertise in Machine Learning and advanced analytics
  • Experience in Natural language processing
  • Expertise in Splunk and machine learning tools
  • Passion to answer Product/Engineering questions with data
  • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives


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.