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
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.
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
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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.
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.