Big Data Engineer (Feeds Team)
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE: PolygraphTRAVEL: NoDescriptionPeraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Peraton is the place for you. Peraton is looking for a Big Data Engineer to work in the Chantilly, Virginia area. Area of responsibility will include:Big data engineering and managementManagement of Big Data through various feedsData workflow automation engineeringThe Big Data Engineer will engineer, implement, test, debug, and monitor data flows to ensure the continuous distribution of data from sources to destinations in an efficient and timely manner. This may require:Writing /editing and testing scripts, parsers, and small programs to process, load or analyze data.Help gather metrics and contribute status as required by the customer and management.Interface with customers electronically, on the phone and in person to ensure data flows meet their needs.Perform data flow implementation using approved SOPs and patterns to ensure consistency and maintainabilityIdentify areas of improvement and present innovative solutions to increase efficiency and quality of data flows.As part of the team it is expected that the candidate participate in the On Call rotation with other team members to support any technical or mission need. This includes abiding to any travel or behavior restrictions required during their rotation.Basic Qualifications:Bachelors degree in an IT-related field and 2+ years of experience. (Note: In lieu of a technical degree, a non-technical degree and an additional 5 years of related experience may be substituted; or a minimum of 10 years of related experience and no degree can be substituted.)Understanding of Apache NiFi or similar data flow tool experienceBasic proficiency with Linux (eg file/permission manipulation, directory navigation, executing scripts, etc.)Ability to be On Call one weekend a month to support technical and mission needsActive TS/SCI with polygraph clearance.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, MathStrong Apache NiFi experience implementing complex data flows (eg multiple sources and destinations, dynamically responding to errors, automatic data replay, throttling, etc.)Scripting Experience (eg bash, Perl, Python, etc.)DevOps practices and tools (eg Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, etc.)Implementing Linux security best practices (eg STIGS, CIS Benchmarks, etc.)Experience with metrics collection and monitoring using tools (eg Splunk, Nagios, AppDynamic, etc.)Experience in the Intelligence CommunityExperience working in a Customer FacilityWe are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.