REMOTE - Data Sciences Development Lead

Clearance Level
None
Category
Data Science
Location
Atlanta, Georgia

REQ#: RQ119056

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

PLEASE NOTE - WHILE THIS POSITION IS 100% REMOTE / TELECOMMUTING, THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST RESIDE WITHIN COMMUTABLE / DRIVING DISTANCE TO THE CDC IN ATLANTA TO ATTEND CUSTOMER AND GDIT MEETINGS TWICE A MONTH. 

 

We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.  

 

You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of healthcare professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on a Data Sciences Development Lead joining our team to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at its headquarters in Atlanta, GA.  

 

At GDIT, we put our people first. As our Data Sciences Development Lead, you will be a highly skilled professional with experience leading development efforts for a team of bioinformaticians and data scientists. This position requires experience performing data science and developing data science tools using R/Python and with the full lifecycle of data, including management, integration, analysis, and visualization. In this role, you will lead development efforts of a small team of skilled bioinformaticians and data scientists on a range of projects, including data analysis, automation, pipeline/workflow development.   In this role, a typical day will include: 

 

  • Lead the development efforts of a team of data scientists and bioinformaticians 

  • Facilitate the Agile development process 

  • Support the development of data science workflows 

  • Support for the integration of data of multiple types from multiple sources 

  • Perform statistical analysis using R and Python 

  • Create data visualizations using Tableau, D3, or other tools 

  • Your success will be measured through project-based deliverables associated with software and tools as directed by out client.  

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:  

  • BA/BS + 2 years of relevant experience OR a Masters or equivalent in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics or Computational Biology or other relevant discipline 

  • Demonstrated programming/scripting ability in languages such as R/Python/Java/C++ 

  • Demonstrated fluency in UNIX/Linux and high-performance computing environments

  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, Engineering, or related field with three (3) years’ experience with data management, analytics, and visualization approaches/tools.  

  • Experience using workflow tools (e.g., Nextflow, Snakemake) to automate routine data analyses 

  • Experience with Agile software development methodology 

  • Scrum Master experience 

  • Experience leading development teams

  • Experience gathering project requirements 

  • Experience building application on or migrating applications to commercial cloud providers 

  • Experience optimizing software to run on graphics processing units (GPUs) 

 

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU: 

  • 401K with company match 

  • Customizable health benefits packages 

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you 

  • Full-flex work week 

 

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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.