Senior Epidemiologist (SAS/MPH)

Clearance Level
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

REQ#: RQ132417

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Senior Epidemiologist to support the Behavioral Health and Social Health Outcomes Program (BH&SHO) activities within the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division (AFHSD).

This position is based out of our Aberdeen, Maryland location.

The AFHSD serves as the central epidemiologic resource for the Army to collect, analyze, interpret and disseminate information regarding the status, trends, and determinants of the health and fitness of Army beneficiaries and to identify and evaluate obstacles to medical readiness and establish a basis for preventive action.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Providing consultative support on a wide variety of epidemiological and health surveillance questions including survey design, data analysis, technical writing, and public health recommendations for epidemiological consultations provided to stakeholders in the Army.
  • Responding to requests for information from stakeholders throughout the Army and DoD using data retrieved from the Army Behavioral Health Integrated Data Environment (ABHIDE) .
  • Leading a team of Epidemiologists in designing and developing surveillance programs, studies and/or reports within the U.S. Army and DoD
  • Assessing and ensuring the accuracy and quality of these products to include writing and reviewing SAS code
  • Providing epidemiological expertise and mentorship to and collaborating with other agencies on a wide variety of epidemiological projects
  • Collecting, monitoring, analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing morbidity and mortality surveillance data for the purposes of supporting behavioral health surveillance efforts for the U.S Army and the DoD
  • Disseminating the results of analytical studies via technical reports, briefings, presentations, manuscripts, websites and other media based on target audiences
  • Performing administrative duties including approving time cards, managing expense reports, and providing mentorship to junior GDIT staff


  • Master's degree in Epidemiology or related field
  • 8+ years of related experience in public health, epidemiology or related field
  • Experience using independent judgement and advanced knowledge of applied epidemiology
  • Has the ability to write and review SAS code for Public Health
  • Requires US Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance


  • PhD in Epidemiology or related field


  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you  
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
  • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities




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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.