Azure Data Scientist Project Lead - Some Telecommuting

Clearance Level
Data Analysis
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ102434

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on an Azure Data Scientist Project Lead joining our team to support the United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Individuals will be able to telecommute and should live within 2 hours of Arlington, VA. Some days will require working in the office.  Schedule to be determined by the manager.

You will be responsible for using your expert proficiency working in Databricks and Data Lake environments and have intermediate to expert knowledge with SAS tools (analytic, enterprise guide, studio, analytics for office) to support data analytic development and creating models and reports.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Perform analysis of data for Extraction, Transformation, and Load (ETL) strategies, pattern recognition, and application using a variety of analytical tools and database environments such Azure Databricks, Data Lake, Synapse, and others where appropriate.
  • Develop visualizations using Power BI.
  • Apply your in-depth knowledge of SAS products to create solutions in a complex environment, including the use of SAS software to create datasets, visualizations, and interactive reports.
  • Analyze customer requirements and provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate to high complexity.
  • Coordinate with staff and customers to identify business and technical requirements.
  • Write SAS code for data manipulation, sorting, summarizing, and reporting on various data sets.
  • Review, analyze, and modify existing products including coding, debugging, testing, and documenting.
  • Tracking and coordinating multiple aspects of projects and coordinate project activities.
  • Ensure that quality / security guidelines are followed.


  • 3 to 5+ years’ experience and skill with Azure Databricks, Templates & Playbooks, SAS coding, and/or SAS visualizations
  • 3+ years’ experience working in SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence platform, and using SAS Enterprise BI tools such as Enterprise Guide, Data Integration Studio, Information Map Studio, OLAP Cube Studio, Web Report Studio, BI Dashboard, Visual Analytics, SAS Management Console, Data Management Studio, etc.
  • Experience writing SAS program source code, including Base SAS, SAS Macros, SAS Procedures, Creating SAS reports, SAS/Access, and Integration Technologies
  • Intermediate to Expert experience writing Python code
  • Working knowledge of SQL, Base SAS, SAS QA, SAS Graph, ODS, and macro programming
  • Strong relational database and SQL experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Understand and follow a software development lifecycle (analysis, design, development, coding, testing, debugging, documenting)
  • Be able to grasp complex data projects, understand and explain complex requirements and communicate these with technical and non-technical staff.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

Please Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.