Senior Data Engineer (TS/SCI clearance)

Calling all Senior Data Engineers with active TS/SCI clearance

  • Chantilly, VA
  • $150,000 - $220,000
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A bit about us:

Customer Description
Our Government customer develops and operates unique and innovative reconnaissance systems and conducts intelligence-related activities for U.S. National Security. IT within our customer plays a key role in the success of the WarFighter "boots on the ground" and within the Intelligence Community in order to share actionable intelligence on both mission-enabled systems and those centered on the day to day business aspects within the agency.

Program Description
Provides services to an Intelligence Community agency with a focus in security and counterintelligence. Program focus areas include analytical services, insider threat analysis support, counterintelligence IT architectures, development, and maintenance, counterintelligence inquiries and referent activities, and surge support on various other counterintelligence initiatives.

Team Description
Our Insider Threat Detection program is manned by a multi-disciplinary team of system and data engineers, data scientists, software developers, intelligence analysts, and investigators to provide insider threat detection and counterintelligence services. Team members work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Our technology stack is built on cutting edge hardware and software with multiple Windows and Linux environments interfacing with multi-petabyte data processing and analytic platforms - all designed, built, and maintained by our team.

Why join us?

  • Competitive Base Salary!
  • Extremely Competitive Equity Package!
  • Flexible Work Schedules!
  • Accelerated Career Growth!

Job Details

Job Description
The Data Engineer will help expand and optimize the data ingestion pipeline architecture, develop strategies for efficient ingestion, processing, storage, structuring, and access. The Engineer will support data analysts, data scientists, and big data engineers in identifying data sources, performing exploratory data analysis, developing data structures, ensuring data cleanliness and accuracy to provide new Insider Threat behavioral insights. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. Additional taskings include:

  • Support data science team by designing, developing and implementing scalable ETL process for disparate datasets into a Hadoop infrastructure
  • Design, develop, implement and maintain data ingestion process from various disparate datasets using StreamSets
  • Develop processes to identify data drift and malformed records
  • Modernize the data ingestion architecture
  • Develop technical documentation and standard operating procedures
  • Mentor new and junior data engineers
  • Leads technical tasks for small teams or projects

  • TS/SCI Clearance w/ability to obtain CI Poly
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math, or a related technical field is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

Desired Core Skills:

  • Working knowledge of entity resolution systems
  • Experience with messages systems like Kafka
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with NoSQL and/or graph databases like MongoDB or ArangoDB
  • Any of the following databases: SQL, MongoDB, Oracle, Postgres
  • Working experience with ETL processing
  • Working experience with data workflow products like StreamSets or NiFi
  • Working experience with Python RESTful API services, JDBC
  • Experience with Hadoop and Hive/Impala
  • Experience with Cloudera Data Science Workbench is a plus
  • Understanding of pySpark Leadership experience
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent use and understanding of data engineering concepts, principles, and theories
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Chantilly, VA
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$150,000 - $220,000