Data Engineer, Senior

Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Aug 19, 2019
Closes
Aug 21, 2019
Ref
R0065970
Hours
Full Time
Data Engineer, Senior
Key Role:
Work on cutting edge projects that range from genomic research to counter threats. Perform activities, including data architecture, building data and analytic platforms, building out extract, transform, and load (ETL) pipelines and data access services, and ensuring data discoverability and quality. Support the assessing, designing, building, and maintaining of scalable data platforms that use the latest and best in Big Data tools. Perform analytical exploration and examination of data from multiple sources of data. Enforce data governance best practices on the data platform. Work with a multidisciplinary team of analysts, data engineers, data scientists, developers, and data consumers in an agile fast-paced environment that is pushing the envelope of cutting-edge Big Data implementations.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with coding using one or more of the following: Java, Scala, Python, or R

-Experience with developing and deploying ETL pipelines using Apache Spark

-Experience in interfacing with modern relational databases, including MySQL or PostgreSQL

-Experience in working with Big Data platforms, including Hadoop, AWS, Azure, or DataBricks

-Ability to learn technical concepts quickly and communicate with multiple functional groups

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Agile software development

-Experience with NoSQL data stores, including HBase, MongoDB, JanusGraph or Neo4J, and Cassandra

-Experience with ETL tools, including StreamSets, NiFi, and Taland

-Experience in working with enterprise production systems

-Ability to display a positive, can-do attitude to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree in CS, Information Systems, or a related field preferred; MA or MS degree a plus

-AWS Certification or equivalent

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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