Epidemiologist (SAS)

Clearance Level
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: RQ102659

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

We take pride in providing our clients with the data they need to make important decisions that impact the world around us. As an Epidemiologist supporting the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division (AFHSD) of the Defense Health Agency, you will be engaged in the analysis of very large datasets to estimate the incidence and prevalence of disease and injury in military populations. AFHSD is the central epidemiologic resource for the U.S. Armed Forces and provides timely, relevant, actionable and comprehensive health surveillance analyses in support of military public health.  

This position allows the opportunity to work REMOTE from home during COVID pandemic restrictions. Once it is safe to return to work, and restrictions are lifted, this position will work 100% onsite at the Silver Spring, Maryland location.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Collaborate with a team of contractor, government, and military public health professionals on health surveillance efforts.
  • Conduct descriptive and complex epidemiologic and statistical analyses on acute and chronic disease and injury data sets in SAS.
  • Support the dissemination of the results of surveillance efforts and other studies via technical reports, briefings, presentations, and manuscripts.
  • Incorporate feedback on the accuracy and efficiency of your SAS code from senior epidemiologists and use it to improve your own SAS coding for specific projects.


  • Master’s Degree in epidemiology, biostatistics or public health (or related field)
  • 2+ years of related experience in health surveillance and/or applied epidemiology
  • Demonstrated experience in health data analyses using SAS
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office software (MS Outlook; MS Word; MS Excel; and MS PowerPoint)
  • Team player who collaborates well with other professionals
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be secret clearable


  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.

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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.