Data Engineer

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

REQ#: G2019-56625 Data Engineer (Evergreen) (Open)

Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Job Description

Researches designs develops, and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software

We are seeking a Data Engineer will manipulate data and data flows for both existing and new systems. Additionally they will provide support in the areas of data extraction, transformation and load (ETL), data mapping, data extraction, analytical support, operational support, database support, and maintenance support of data and associated systems. As a member of the team, candidates will work in a multi-tasking, quick-paced, dynamic, process-improvement environment that requires experience with the principles of large-scale (terabytes) database development, large-scale file manipulation, data modeling, data mapping, data testing, data quality, and documentation preparation.


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience

8-10 years of related software engineering and ETL experience

Experience building and maintaining data flows in NiFi or Pentaho

Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and team building skills

Research, design, develop and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or application software

Develop complex data flows, or makes significant enhancements to existing pipelines

Resolves complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations

Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity

Researches emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution

Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation

Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for the ETL process

Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements

Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress

Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers

May serve as a technical team or task leader.


Experience with the following languages: Java/J2EE, C, C++, SQL, XML, XQuery, XPath, Ruby on Rails, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Python, Shell Scripting

Knowledge of servers operating systems; Windows, Linux, Distributed Computing, Blade Centers, and cloud infrastructure

Strong problem solving skills

Ability to comprehend database methodologies

Focus on continual process improvement with a proactive approach to problem solving










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.