Program Analyst

Clearance Level
Program Management
West Des Moines, Iowa

REQ#: RQ88455

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We take pride in providing our clients with the data they need to make important decisions that impact the world around us.

You make GDIT your place by delivering insights to help our clients make impactful changes real. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll become a critical part in how we successfully solve our clients’ biggest challenges. Our work depends on a Program Analyst joining our team to support CCW activities at our West Des Moines, IA location. Qualified remote candidates may be considered.

The CMS Chronic Conditions Warehouse (CCW) provides researchers with Medicare and Medicaid beneficiary, claims, and assessment data linked by beneficiary across the continuum of care.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Coordinate data requests, tracks request specifications, performs quality checks.
  • Analyze specification criteria against data products to ensure research requests are delivered as expected.
  • Build relationships with researchers and request partners to enhance communication and ensure specifications are complete and accurate.
  • Communicate researcher specifications in a format technical analyst can use to extract data.
  • Maintain Medicare/Medicaid data documentation.
  • Monitor timeliness of data requests.
  • Track multiple data program rules, data types and statuses to ensure customers receive accurate data and information.
  • Continually assess processes for improvements and efficiencies.
  • Serves as resource for internal and external customers and liaison between technical and non-technical staff.
  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in health informatics or related field preferred; plus 3-5 years related contract experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience working with health services data for quality improvement, reporting or analytic purposes
  • Experience working with data elements, data definitions/dictionaries, user documentation, and data collection
  • 5+ years’ experience with project coordination
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including issue resolution, and conflict management.
  • Must have analytic capability.
  • High proficiency with MS Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience and proficiency with Visio and the production of diagrams and flows
  • Ability to coordinate team members and facilitate work.
  • Strong time management and organization skills.
  • Ability to operate with general direction/minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce results.
  • Ability to understand technical requirements of applications used in the data dissemination process.


  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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.