Data Engineer w/Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Data Science
Location
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ94321

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We take pride in providing our clients with the data they need to make important decisions that impact the world around us.

You make GDIT your place by delivering insights to help our clients make impactful changes real. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll become a critical part in how we successfully solve our clients’ biggest challenges. Our work depends on a Data Engineer joining our team to support our customers activities at McLean, VA.

At GDIT, our people are at the center of everything we do. As a Data Engineer supporting our customer, you will be trusted to work on specific technology and customization. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role.
  • Creates and maintains optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Develops and conducts tests to ensure data solutions meet documented user requirements.
  • Analyzes IT environments to identify and assess critical capabilities and recommend solutions to problems of high complexity.
  • Collaborates with data science team to transform data and integrate algorithms and models into automated processes.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.
  • Works with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Movement of structured and unstructured data (gigabyte to terabyte range) using Sponsor approved methods
  • Execute data ingestion activities for storing data in a local or enterprise level location
  • View data in its source format
  • Develop code to format data that facilitates exploration
  • Analyze source data formats and work with Data Scientists and Mission Partners to determine the formats and transforms that best meet mission objectives
  • Develop code and tools to provide one-time and on-going data formatting and transformations into enterprise or boutique data models
  • Implement existing ETL code and best practices/standards that are currently in use in the enterprise
  • Develop and deliver software documentation for each code project that includes ETL mappings, code use guide, code location (generally GitHub) and access instructions), and anomalies encountered.
  • Facilitate code reviews to identify bugs and areas for code improvement to ensure high quality software.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • AWS (Intermediate)

  • Linux (Intermediate)

  • Python (Intermediate)

  • SQL (Intermediate)

  • HTTP API Usage/Integration (Intermediate)

  • Experience analyzing diverse file types (text, image, video, audio, and binary) (Basic)

  • Experience with geospatial tools/data (Basic)

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Docker (Intermediate)
  • Puppet (Intermediate)
  • Solr (Basic)
  • Postgres Admin (Basic)
  • MariaDB Admin (Basic)
  • Hadoop/Spark (Intermediate)
  • Elasticsearch (Intermediate)
  • Kibana (Basic)
  • Kafka (Beginner)
  • NiFi (Intermediate)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career


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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.

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.