Remote - CDC Data Sciences Development Lead

General Dynamics IT
United StatesVirginiaFalls Church


PLEASE NOTE - Work visa sponsorship will not be provided for this position
Also, while this position is 100% remote / telecommuting, the successful candidate must reside within commutable / driving distance to the CDC and GDIT offices to attend meetings twice a month.
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 Sciences Development Lead joining our team to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at its headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

At GDIT, we put our people first. As our Data Sciences Development Lead, you will be a highly skilled professional with experience leading development efforts for a team of bioinformaticians and data scientists. This position requires experience performing data science and developing data science tools using R/Python and with the full lifecycle of data, including management, integration, analysis, and visualization. In this role, you will lead development efforts of a small team of skilled bioinformaticians and data scientists on a range of projects, including data analysis, automation, pipeline/workflow development. In this role, a typical day will include:

Lead the development efforts of a team of data scientists and bioinformaticians
Facilitate the Agile development process
Support the development of data science workflows
Support for the integration of data of multiple types from multiple sources
Perform statistical analysis using R and Python
Create data visualizations using Tableau, D3, or other tools
Your success will be measured through project-based deliverables associated with software and tools as directed by our client.


BA/BS + 2 years of relevant experience OR a Masters or equivalent in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics or Computational Biology or other relevant discipline
Demonstrated programming/scripting ability in languages such as R/Python/Java/C++
Demonstrated fluency in UNIX/Linux and high-performance computing environments
Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, Engineering, or related field with three (3) years’ experience with data management, analytics, and visualization approaches/tools.
Experience using workflow tools (e.g., Nextflow, Snakemake) to automate routine data analyses
Experience with Agile software development methodology
Scrum Master experience
Experience leading development teams
Experience gathering project requirements
Experience building application on or migrating applications to commercial cloud providers
Experience optimizing software to run on graphics processing units (GPUs)

401K with company match
Customizable health benefits packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
Full-flex work week


Opportunity Owned

Start date

As soon as possible

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