Data Scientist II (Remote) at General Dynamics (Des Moines, IA)

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We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.

You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you'll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of healthcare professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on a Data Scientist II joining our team to support the CMS Quality Data Analytics and Services (QDAS) contract.

A Data Scientist II:

Researches best practices and supports developing the solutions and recommendations for the current business operations, performs routine business analysis using various techniques (e.g. statistical analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, data mining), provide business data interpretation, work with the internal or external client to identify analytical requirements and produces ad hoc data and reports.

In this role, a typical day will include:
  • Contributing to completion of specific programs and projects.
  • Developing data-driven solutions to complex business challenges.
  • Utilizing advanced tools and computational skills to interpret, connect, predict and make discoveries in data.
  • Using predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, efficiencies, process improvements, and other business outcomes.
  • Working with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.
  • Performing additional duties as assigned.
  • Coaching and reviewing the work of less-experienced professionals.

  • BA/BS and or 5+ years of work experience.
  • Strong programming skills and proficiency in Python, R, and SAS; understanding how to perform data manipulation tasks with these languages, as well as the ability to create new functions on their own when needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with the CMS Healthcare Quality Analytics and Reporting contract highly preferred.
  • SAS Certification.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures of statistical analysis.
  • Strong quantitative and data analysis skills.
  • Effective communications skills.
  • Experience manipulating data with SAS and creating output used by MS Office products.
  • Experience with Medicare Claims.



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.
More Information on General Dynamics
General Dynamics operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA, Falls Church, VA, Sterling Heights, MI, Groton, CT, Bath, ME, Savannah, GA, St. Petersburg, FL and San Diego, CA. General Dynamics was founded in 1952. It has 13790 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance, 401(K) and Employee stock purchase plan. To see all 1 open jobs at General Dynamics, click here.
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