Senior Data Engineer - TS/SCI w/Poly

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

REQ#: RQ127865

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for a Senior Data Engineer to support complex scalable data platforms that provide business intelligence, analytics and data products to the mission. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to build and optimize Linux servers

  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions

  • Excellent analytic skills associated with troubleshoot Linux systems

  • Experience performing configuration management (e.g., package installation, starting of services, installing scripts or config files)

  • Experience with Infrastructure as code

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s 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
  • 5-8 years of related software engineering, ETL, and/or data science experience.
  • Experience building and maintaining data flows in NiFi or Pentaho.
  • Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and team building skills.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Experience with the following languages: Java/J2EE, C, C++, SQL, XML, XQuery, XPath, Ruby on Rails, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Python, Shell Scripting, JSON
  • 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
  • Ability to follow directions and finish task

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

  • Not sure this job’s the one for you? Check out our other openings at gdit.com/careers.

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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.

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.