• Senior Data Analyst

    General Dynamics Information TechnologyDetroit, MI 48208

    Job #1728306562

  • Type of Requisition: Regular

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

    Job Family: Data Analysis

    We are GDIT. We take pride in providing our clients with the data they need to make important decisions that impact the world around us.

    You make GDIT your place by delivering insights to help our clients make impactful changes real. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you'll become a critical part in how we successfully solve our clients' biggest challenges. Our work depends on a Senior Data Analyst joining our team to support our customer, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) activities at Baltimore, Maryland.

    At GDIT, our people are at the center of everything we do. As a Senior Data Analyst supporting CMS Program Integrity Modeling and Analytic Support Contract (PIMASC), Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS), you will be trusted to work on specific technology and data science tools to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA) across the Medicare and Medicaid programs. In this role, a typical day will include:

    • Collaborating with CMS Center for Program Integrity (CPI) to effectively identify and target specific healthcare vulnerabilities to detect and prevent FWA

    • Design, develop, engineer, implement, and maintain statistical algorithms to detect and prevent FWA and look for opportunities to enhance existing statistical algorithms

    • Extract qualitative and quantitative relationships (i.e., patterns, trends) from large amounts of data using SAS, SQL, R, Python, or other statistical tools

    • Gather and organize information for use in supporting decision-making process

    • Collect, manipulate, analyze, evaluate, and display data using visualization tools

    • Perform data analysis and create data summaries using descriptive statistics

    • Implement open-ended data merges, data analysis plans, and perform complex data manipulation and reporting tasks

    • Develop, write, and present detailed technical solutions to solve open-ended business problems to technical and non-technical audiences


    • Master of Arts (MA) with 4 years related experience or Bachelor of Arts (BA) with 6 years related experience.

    • Superior skills conducting statistical and mathematical modeling and analysis using SAS, SQL, R, Python, or similar software

    • Superior skills using SQL for data manipulation purposes

    • Superior customer service skills working proactively and collaboratively with federal or state research, compliance, and policy staff and stakeholders to implement and enhance internal and external management reports and public-facing data analysis tools and data sets

    • Experience using statistical algorithms, techniques and modeling and experience with assessing data integrity

    • Experience developing and presenting solutions to complex, open-ended problems

    • Experience proactively identifying and working collaboratively with stakeholders to resolve data anomalies, data quality, and compliance issues in administrative data

    • Experience matching and merging disparate data sets

    • Experience using MS Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of results

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in Medicaid, preferred

    • Experience with fraud detection

    • Experience using data visualization tools such as Tableau

    • Experience conducting health care related research and analytics

    • Superior multi-tasking and organization skills. Must manage multiple simultaneous projects and prioritize assignments and tasks, accordingly, remaining flexible to changing priorities and new initiatives

    • Superior written and verbal skills. Must write succinctly and clearly and explain complex situations in plain English to technical and non-technical audiences


    • 401K with company match

    • Challenging work

    • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

    • Rewards program for high-performing employees

    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.

    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.