Data Engineer SME; TS/SCI with Poly Required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ93823

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Eight or more years of in-depth data engineering experience.

Eight or more years of hands-on development with C/C++, C# or Java.

Proven ability to work with both technical team members and non-technical users.


Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience. Eight or more years of experience in data engineering, from the design of a common data format to the data pipelines that extract, transform, normalize and load the data. Eight or more years of hands-on development with C/C++, C#, or Java. Expertise with SQL. Demonstrated success in developing software applications through all stages, including requirements generation/gathering, data engineering (including database design and data extract/transform/load), web service implementation, and user interface. In-depth experience with building text search applications. Proven record of independently learning and applying new technologies. Ability to deliver on multiple competing priorities with little supervision. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.


Knowledge of Python. Experience with entity resolution across data sets. Experience with Oracle databases, and specifically Oracle Text. Knowledge of SQL. Experience with link/graph analysis.


Import new data sets into an existing search application. Perform ad hoc data engineering and analysis. Create new applications for analyzing, querying and displaying documents and property graphs. Work with users to define their data requirements and to assist with ad hoc data analysis. Troubleshoot complex problems and provide support for software systems and application issues. Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance the organization’s capabilities.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.