Data Scientist/Developer - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Information Security
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ132627

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

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Data Scientist/Developer joining our team in McLean, VA.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Data Scientist/Developer, you will be trusted to work on projects related to the role. In this role, a typical day will include:

This position requires significant Data Science and Developer skills. The Data Scientist will develop algorithms, write scripts, build predictive analytics, use automation, apply machine learning and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn a set of data points into objective answers to help leadership make informed decisions. The Data Scientist will apply data mining techniques perform analysis, and build high-quality prediction models. The Data Scientist’s ability to obtain data through advanced computerized models and extrapolation of data patterns through advanced algorithms to explain how the information will influence the specific project will be an essential function to providing customers a better comprehension of the data.


  • Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • BS/BA in Software Engineering, Science, or Mathematics AND 8 years of related experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with search architecture tools (ex - Solr, ElasticSearch)
  • Big Data Frameworks such as Spark or Hadoop
  • Data Science frameworks such as Keras, Tensorflow, or Theano
  • Experience with building querying ontologies such as Zeno, OWL, RDF, SparQL
  • Experience with GPU processing
  • Experience with word2vec or doc2vec algorithms
  • Proficient in Java and Python
  • Must know to use an IDE to code (ex - IntelliJ, Eclipse, NetBeans)
  • Experience with interacting in a Linux environment (ex - Bash scripting, VI)
  • Ability to assist with development, deployment and testing within a big data environment
  • Ability to work well in a constantly evolving work environment


  • Familiarity with Source code management and integration (ex - GitHub/GitLab, Jenkins)
  • Hands on experience with cloud technology (AWS / C2S)
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Experience with testing frameworks (ex - Junit, Mockito, Swagger, Postman)
  • Experience with relational databases (ex - Oracle / MySql)
  • Experience with JavaScript / Typescript
  • Experience with front end development (ex - Angular 2+, React, HTML, CSS, JQuery)


  • 401K with company match
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees
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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.