Data Scientist - Geospatial in Atlanta, GA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    RQ38497

Job Description

This position is not yet funded.

GDIT has a future opportunity for a Data Scientist experienced in data analytics, predictive analytics, and geospatial analytics to support a national Health Care Data Analytics program.  Although the ideal candidate will have broad expertise in data science (predictive analytics, AI/ML, reporting, dashboards), this position will require experience in development, implementation and application of geospatial methods, tools and approaches to harmonize and leverage complex location and temporal information sources with a focus on enabling broader data analytics capabilities.  In this role you must be able to work collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic environment and have strong interpersonal and communication skills.  This position is based in Atlanta GA.

Responsibilities include:
  • Performs scientific work associated with the analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyze, and interpret large data sets; develop data-driven solutions to difficult business challenges
  • Knowledgeable in accessing and using data from databases, data lakes, data warehouses, operational data stores, and data marts.
  • Assessment of alternative data science solutions and approaches.
  • Support mission partners in building, improving, and using data science solutions.
  • Documentation of designs, approaches, methods, and systems
Skills and Experiences Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field and two (2) years’ work experience
  • Experience with predictive analytics, time-series forecasting, geospatial analysis, and broader data science tools
  • Experience with statistical analysis
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL.
  • Experience with other Data Repositories like: NoSQL, HDFS, MongoDB
  • Programming skills: e.g. R, Python, Java, Scala
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Desired
  • ETL development using SQL, ETL tools, or programming languages
  • Familiarity with AI/ML – both supervised and unsupervised learning
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Familiarity with Cloud-Native Analytics
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.','industry