Epidemiologist - SAS required

Clearance Level
Portsmouth, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Public Health

Public Health Surveillance

Statistical Analysis

Statistical Analysis System (SAS)

REQ#: RQ142948
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
GDIT's Military Health Team is seeking a EPIDEMIOLOGIST in support of the NMCPHC, Navy and Marine Corps' Center for Public Health services. The NMCPHC provides leadership and expertise to ensure mission readiness through disease prevention and health promotion in support of the National Military Strategy. The EpiData Center (EDC) provides data analysis for public health surveillance for Navy and Marine Corps members and dependents. The EDC is the Department of Navy subject matter experts in surveillance related to communicable diseases, drug resistant organisms, occupational and environmental epidemiology, and deployment related health conditions. In addition to surveillance activities, the EDC conducts investigations and studies, supports field experts in outbreak investigations, provides epidemiologic and data consultation, and study design support. NMCPHC Health Analysis team - We help you act on the facts by analyzing the specific health needs of your patients. We study health and disease conditions in defined populations. The evidence-based information we deliver allows you to plan, monitor, and deliver services that improve health care quality. HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT
  • This role initiates and executes scientific research and/or development studies. Analyzes problems and applies theoretical techniques to develop solutions.
  • Directly or indirectly responsible for the application of complex and advanced scientific theories, concepts, principles, and processes.
  • Recognized within the company and the technical community as an authority in one or more scientific disciplines.
  • Typically assists or publishes professional and scientific papers and patents.
  • Develops advanced concepts, techniques, and standards.
  • Develops new applications based on professional principles and theories.
  • Works directly with senior personnel, program managers, and external organizations in the planning, oversight, execution, and evaluation of multiple complex technical and scientific solutions.
  • Maintains a liaison role with staff and customers, and acts independently on issues within his/her field of expertise.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEEDRequired Qualifications:
  • Education: Master's degree in Epidemiology or Public Health
  • Required Experience: 5+ years experience initiating and executing scientific research and/or development studies
  • Required Technical Skills: Advanced knowledge and expertise in the use of statistical programs such as Statistical Analysis System (SAS) and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) to evaluate epidemiological questions.
  • Advanced knowledge of surveillance monitoring systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of how to conduct comprehensive investigations to identify and characterize risk factors.
  • Advanced knowledge of how to develop strategies to reduce injury and disease incidence or mitigate health risk, and to evaluate and recommend methods of control including preventive measures.
  • US Citizenship Required: US citizenship and ability to obtain Interim Secret clearance is required. Active Secret clearance strongly preferred.
  • Preferred Skills: PhD preferred
  • Preferred Skills: Active Secret clearance strongly preferred.
  • 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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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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.

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.