Data Scientist (Active TS/SCI w/Poly)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Database Analysis/Design
McLean, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Apache NiFi





REQ#: RQ148497
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Own the opportunity as a Data Scientist and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with our cloud solutions and provide meaningful work. Your work will be an important part of transforming our clients for the modern age and help them face any obstacle.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Data Scientist supporting the customer, you will be trusted to solve complex IT issues while delivering outstanding customer service.

Ensure the safety and security of our nation as a Data Scientist at GDIT. You’ll apply the latest technology and provide operational support to deliver actionable intelligence for the Intelligence Community. Here, your work will have meaning and impact as you deliver your best every day.


The Sponsor is seeking support in managing its data collection, optimizing understanding of its data holdings—including assessments on the quality and completeness of data over time—and support in interacting with relevant collection partners and data engineers who extract, transfer, and load the data to ensure exploitation of relevant data sets for the Sponsor’s analytic work. The Sponsor’s office serves as the lead to enhance the sophistication of analysis, develop technical capabilities that help analysts be more productive, and produce data-informed insights. The main goal of the Sponsor is to develop a relevant data management strategy for, integrate appropriate extract/transform/load services into, and develop relevant and validated analytic models to transform the organization’s narrative and open source derived data.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Required Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience assessing data quality and integrity.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing various types of databases.
  • Demonstrated experience developing custom database scripts, queries, and graphical interfaces.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and optimizing logical data architectures.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying, analyzing and implementing scalable solutions for optimizing database exploitation and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience programming with Python, SQL, and NiFi.
  • Demonstrated experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines with source control software such as Git or GitHub.
  • Demonstrated experience using issue management software such as Jira.
  • Demonstrated experience with cloudera, impala, and cloud resources such as AWS.
  • Demonstrated experience providing data visualizations.
  • Demonstrated experience actively participating in data modeling project teams.
  • Demonstrated experience translating business needs into actionable technical requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience with configuration management.
  • Demonstrated experience with performance measurement and metrics.

  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

  • Preferred Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience working in the Sponsor’s IT or analytic environment.

  • Location: McLean, VA


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%

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 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.