Infectious Disease Portfolio Manager (Epidemiologist)

General Dynamics

Silver Spring, MD, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jul 20

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Job Description:

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 an Infectious Disease Portfolio Manager joining our team to support the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division (AFHSD) (formerly the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch - AFHSB).

Due to COVID restrictions, this position is only working a few days in the office currently. Ultimately, this position will work 100% onsite in our Silver Spring, Maryland location.

In this role, a typical day could include the following tasks:

Provide support to government staff through portfolio management, including: annual proposal review, quarterly scientific evaluation and budget tracking, and monthly data reporting collation and dissemination
Provide programmatic support to the Global Emerging Infection Surveillance (GEIS) Program Office through project monitoring and evaluation, and epidemiological analysis of program-level infectious disease surveillance data with a focus on generating actionable data for improving force health protection
Serve as the point of contact for Principal Investigators with GEIS-funded activities, including: requesting reports, providing feedback on proposals and reports, coordinating annual proposal submissions and assisting with coordination of multi-site surveillance activities
Compile, monitor, interpret, and summarize surveillance information and data for the purpose of supporting the data-to-decision initiative and to inform relevant stakeholders, specifically the Geographic Combatant Commands
Provide technical input for epidemiology and infectious disease surveillance in one or more focus areas, including: antimicrobial resistant infections and sexually transmitted infections, enteric infections, febrile and vector-borne infections, and respiratory infections
Develop and disseminate the results of surveillance summaries and partner resources via reports, briefings, presentations, manuscripts, websites, and other mediums based on target audiences and the guidance of senior team members
Assist with evaluation of GEIS surveillance network activities, including occasional site visits to DoD partner laboratories and national/international professional conferences


Master’s degree in epidemiology, public health or related field
Experience in portfolio and/or project management
2+ years experience in infectious disease surveillance, detection, prevention, and/or response
Experience in summarizing and reporting information to support public health decision-making
Willingness to travel and perform job duties overseas
US Citizenship
Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance


Awareness of DoD and USG work in these areas
Experience in statistical analysis software packages, such as SAS, R, or Tableau
Familiarity with the Military Health System (MHS) and DHA
Laboratory and/or experience with applied infectious disease surveillance
Active Secret clearance


Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
401K with company match
Diverse, highly collaborative teams
Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:

Less than 10%

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Work Location:

USA MD Silver Spring

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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.

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