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General Dynamics Information Technology Data Engineer Associate in Westwood, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: Other

Job Family: Software Development

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, a We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, a Data Engineer is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Data Engineer joining our team to support the CMS customer in the Maryland area.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Data Engineer supporting a federal government customer, you will be trusted to perform ad hoc data engineering tasks and analysis

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Import new data sets into an existing search application.

  • Perform ad hoc data engineering and analysis.

  • Create new applications for analyzing, querying and displaying documents and property graphs.

  • Work with users to define their data requirements and to assist with ad hoc data analysis.

  • Troubleshoot complex problems and provide support for software systems and application issues.

  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance the organization’s capabilities

  • Evaluates the potential impact of data changes.

  • Frame and scale data problems to effectively analyze and find data solutions

  • Use automation and sophisticated software and programs to derive insights from data

  • Review and validate customer data as it is collected

  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and strategies for solving data engineering problems

  • Verify data quality and assist in performing data cleaning activities


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.

  • A minimum of 2 years of in-depth data engineering experience.

  • Proven ability to work with both technical team members and non-technical users.

  • Expertise with SQL programming.

  • Hands on coding experience and or Python scripting

  • Experience in developing software applications through all stages, including requirements generation/gathering, data engineering (data extract/transform/load), web service implementation, and user interface

Desired Education and Experience

  • CMS or in the Health Care Industry experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences

  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources

  • Ability to work independently and interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority

  • Work effectively and efficiently as a team member in time-sensitive situations

  • Ability to deliver on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.

  • Two or more years of experience in data engineering, from the design of a common data format to the data pipelines that extract, transform, normalize and load the data

  • Two or more years of hands-on development with Java in a large application environment

  • Experience with Oracle/Postgres SQL databases

  • Experience working with various file formats like CSV, JSON, XML, or Parquet files

  • Experience with AWS Cloud


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.

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.