Data Scientist

Clearance Level
Data Science
Remote, Based in Maryland

REQ#: RQ116078

Travel Required: Less than 10%
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 Data Science Advisor joining our team.

GDIT is under contract to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to design, develop, engineer, implement, enhance, maintain statistical algorithms to detect and prevent potential fraud, waste or abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The contract is part of the Fraud Prevention System Modeling and Analytics contract. We are responsible for post-payment (models) and pre-payment (edits) identification and implementation to support the CMS’ Center for Program Integrity (CPI).

am to support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

At GDIT, our people are at the center of everything we do. As a Data Science Advisor supporting CMS, you will be trusted to work on leading data science tools to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA) in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Collaborating with CMS to solve FWA challenges
  • Producing innovative solutions to solve complex issues and problems
  • Utilizing both supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods to identify FWA
  • Leading and conducting ad hoc advanced analytics projects
  • Translating complex findings into actionable insights for non-technical audiences


  • Bachelor's degree, and or 5+ years of analytical consulting experience, or a graduate degree and 2+ years of relevant analytical experience
  • Mastery of R and/or Python for data science (including machine learning)
  • Experience with automatic machine learning (AutoML) and machine learning explainability/interpretability methods


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


Not sure this job’s the one for you? Check out our other openings at

The likely salary range for this position is $108,000 - $162,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.