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Job #: R-00094301
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Are you looking for your next “great mission” professionally?  Do you feel like you have more to give, want to learn new skills and be part of a team with a rewarding mission supporting our Military members and their families?  Leidos has the perfect job for you!!

We are looking for a skilled and adaptable Data Scientist to join Leidos supporting our $4.3 billion DOD Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) program, providing the modernization of Electronic Health Record (EHR) capabilities for the Department of Defense.  Leidos, along with core partners Cerner, Accenture, and Henry Schein, will support the DHMSM Program Executive Office (PEO) and the Defense Health Agency in the global deployment of our proposed EHR system that will deliver improved system capability to the DoD whenever and wherever healthcare is required.  This is one of the most exciting, cutting-edge programs that you can be a part of with Team Leidos.  Our solutions will improve the quality of healthcare for some 10 million military personnel and their families. Let talk about how good it feels when you know you are making that kind of difference!!


The data scientist role will be integral to building and maintaining a ML-AI assisted data catalog that includes DHMSM concepts, data domains and data elements. The Data Scientist will be responsible for building and maintaining a massive catalog of MHS GENESIS EHR for all registries, and further enriching this data to help EHR integration. A modern data catalog that extracts metadata from a wide range of sources and supports many different data and asset types allows a single tool to serve both data scientists and managers, along with a range of other users. You will use cutting-edge technologies in software engineering, machine learning, deep learning, and analytics to tackle problems ranging from outlier detection of compute workloads, associated data pipelines, run times, visualization and model serving. A data catalog’s fundamental component is the data governance function. This project has the potential to bring intelligence and flow to every part of the data stack and truly act as the gateway for a truly intelligent data management. The data scientist will be expected to embed visualizations into the catalog, creating a living document others can reference in the future.

  • Master and help establish the team’s technical stack (centered on Python, Cloud, ML/DL, Kubernetes); understand COTS product configurations, data and pipeline systems

  • Write Python scripts to clean and check data from vendors

  • Research, design, and implement data models and cutting-edge algorithms on high-dimensional, fast-moving, unstructured and structured data

  • Process complicated and large-scale data sets using distributed computing platform; extract insights from data

  • Lead data science projects. Take ownership of whole lifecycle of projects. Communicate with project managers, data science and engineering teams to align progress and collaborate on system integrations.

  • Automatically deduce the owners and experts for data tables or dashboards based on SQL logs

  • Automatically stop downstream pipelines when a data quality issue is detected, and use past records to predict what went wrong and fix it without human intervention

  • Automatically purge low-quality or outdated data products

  • Present on projects within team or beyond to boost understanding, visibility, and business impact

  • Perform and support data management tasks that deliver a complete view of Military Health System (MHS) health care data throughout the enterprise to the analytic community and MHS leadership.

  • Develop solutions to data analytics problem and issues that require depth of technical knowledge and understanding of impact on the end product.

  • Act as a SME of data residing in MHS Data Repository (MDR), MHS Mart (M2), and HealtheAnalytics (HeA).

  • Extract data from multiple data warehousing sources.

  • Ensure data integrity is maintained by completing routine data quality analysis.

  • Develop presentations for leadership to share findings and assist in making actionable recommendations.


  • BS degree and 8 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 10 years of prior relevant experience.US Citizen with ability to obtain ADP2/IT2 Public Trust. Federal Government requirement.

  • Experience in SAS, SQL, Business Objects and Tableau.

  • Knowledge of querying and automated processes to extract, model, integrate, and evaluate complex datasets and business problems for practical application.

  • Extensive experience working with Military Health Systems (MHS) data systems, such as Management Analysis and Reporting Tool (M2)/MHS Data Repository (MDR).

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced cross-functional environment.

  • Minimum 3 years working with MHS data.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.


  • Experience with data management plans.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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