Big Data Software Developer

Clearance Level
Software Development
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ72798

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is tasked to build and operate an enterprise wide Data Lake (Enterprise Information Management - Data Platform) for the FAA. GDIT is looking for a hands-on Big Data Developer/Architect that will work with large FAA programs and their vendor teams to convey EIMs mission, Architecture discussions centered around Big Data/AWS/Data Management, build key relationships, roll up your sleeves and be able to code.

Previous FAA Experience is a plus!

US Citizenship is mandatory

Telework 95%

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or other science discipline
  • 3+ years of full-time professional experience in Java/J2EE software development
  • Design, develop and deliver software components for production systems in agile sprint schedule.
  • Understand and apply quality techniques and practices (automated unit testing, Test Driven Design/Development, continuous integration)
  • Ability to work in DevOps environment
  • Working knowledge of typical development tools in both Windows and Linux environments
  • Maintain and operate the deployed code, come up with performance monitors, tuning and improvements.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

Desired Experience:

  • Hands-on development experience with Hadoop, Cloudera, AWS Services, Data Lakes, Apache Projects, and Elastic Search
  • Highly Experienced with event based, message queues, data streaming such as Apache Flume, Kafka, and Spark.
  • Knowledge and exposure in Scala, Python functional programming skills, Map-Reduce distributed programming skills on Hadoop platform.
  • Demonstrated experience developing atop Distributed Data Processing & Query platforms
  • Hands-on Development experience with AWS
  • Presto, AWS Athena, or equivalents
  • Experience working with highly automated deployments using Ansible and Terraform
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing RMDB and NoSQL capabilities.
  • Ability to handle large volume of data, cleansing, enrichment techniques, NLP processing.
  • Experience with data visualization using Python, Tableau or PowerBI.
  • Experience in open source development and knowledge of Git, JIRA and Jenkins.
  • Experience working on platforms with various enterprise technologies
  • Ability to write shell scripts, automation, basic administration, scheduling of jobs in Linux environment.
  • Strong desire to learn and continuous advancement in Search, Big Data, Data Science and Machine Learning technologies and applying in the software development.
  • Must be detail oriented, multi-tasking with good follow through skills

Additional Experience:

Applies advanced knowledge and provides guidance to all phases of the software development lifecycle.

Applies advanced knowledge in analyzing user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs.

Applies advanced knowledge to create a wide-variety of models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application.

Applies advanced knowledge and provides guidance for software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs.

Provides advanced and highly-valued analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status.

Provides advanced knowledge and guidance on the software or system process for optimal documentation and future maintenance and updates.

May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.

May serve as a mentor to less experienced analysts.

May serve as team or task lead. (Not a people manager)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.