• Data Science Solution Architect

    General Dynamics Information Technology Falls Church, VA 22040

    Job #1892630865

  • Type of Requisition: Regular

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

    Job Family: Solutions Architect

    GDIT is seeking a Data Science Solution Architect with consulting skills to help drive the technical solutions needed to win our most complex, large-scale, and strategic pursuits - as well as extend our existing data analytics portfolio. This is one our most important customer facing roles, and it will give you the opportunity to join a lean Data and Analytics consulting practice to help define, execute, and grow GDIT's data science capabilities across the enterprise.

    You will have the opportunity to keep your skills sharp and continually grow by applying both traditional and emerging data science skills and technologies. We have amazing labs with access to emerging technology to build compelling solutions, pilots, and proofs. You will help define how these capabilities meet our customers current and future needs and priorities, craft technical solutions responsive to those needs, and assist in shaping customer acquisitions. Helping to make GDIT stand out in this highly-competitive and opportunity-rich market make this both a challenging and rewarding opportunity!

    This position can be remote with potential travel to our headquarters in Falls Church, VA or to customer sites.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Develop effective and compelling briefings, proposal materials, reusable artifacts, and related materials for our customers, both internal and external.

    • Work with GDIT teams to help build data science competencies

    • Plan and help execute prototyping and technical implementation efforts

    • Evaluate emerging Data Science trends, tools, and services with a focus on AI

    • Support development of the Technical volumes and orals presentations for proposals.

    • Review proposals and provide critical feedback needed to strengthen our solution.

    • Execute prototyping and technical implementation efforts

    • Coach and advise solution architects and solution teams

    Technical Skills Needed

    • Hands on expertise in data science and data wrangling best practices, tools, and techniques

    • Domain expertise in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning using Deep Learning Frameworks, Analysts Notebooks, and Spark/Python/R Libraries.

    • Domain expertise in Hadoop/Spark big data frameworks - including Open-Source and Commercial distributions (Databricks, Cloudera/Hortonworks, MapR) and Cloud-based services (AWS EMR, Azure HD Insight)

    • Experience with cloud-native data analytic solution architectures to bridge the gap between our client's data and missions

    • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and collaborate on teams

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

    • 10+ Years of experience

    • 4+ years of Data Science experience; 2+ years using AWS, Azure or Google cloud

    • Experience working with data science, programming languages, and database systems

    • Experience working with office productivity tools; delivery assurance and/or industry standards on deliverables

    • Ability to translate customer requirements and objectives into AI solutions and strategies

    • AWS, Azure or Google experience

    • AI Expertise using Deep Learning Frameworks, Analyst Notebooks, and Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing Packages (Python, Spark, R)

    • Experience with COTS, Open Source, and Cloud-Native data science tools

    Desired Qualifications

    • Master's Degree

    • Experience developing and scaling engineering solutions for both structured and unstructured data

    • Experience with Data Lakes and NoSQL data repositories

    • Experience with Hadoop or Spark big data frameworks including Open-Source and Commercial distributions (Databricks, Cloudera/Hortonworks) and Cloud-based services (AWS EMR, Azure HD Insight)

    • Deep knowledge of data formats and structures, data storage, retrieval, transport, optimization, and serialization

    • Experience working with large data sets including data integration, data migration, analysis and visualization

    • Active Clearance (Secret, TS, Etc.) - we will utilize and hold your clearance

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

    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.