HPC Data Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Analysis
Springfield, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Data Warehouses

Structured Query Language (SQL)


REQ#: RQ147912
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

​Transform technology into opportunity as a High Performance Compute Data Engineer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a High Performance Compute  Data Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a TS/SCI Cleared High Performance Compute Data Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.


This position supports the Geospatial Services & Solutions business area to provide high-quality, cost-effective solutions to the customer. As part of the GSS Team the Data Engineer's expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment.

The Engineer is an active participant in SAFe and Scrum development teams and meetings.


  • Identify data sources and automate collection processes
  • Perform preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
  • Analyze large, complex data sets to identify trends and patterns
  • Implements processes and systems to monitor data quality, ensuring production data is always accurate and available for key stakeholders and business processes that depend on it.
  • Performs data analysis required to troubleshoot data related issues and assist in the resolution of data issues
  • Present information using data visualization techniques
  • Designs data integrations and data quality frameworks
  • Designs and evaluates open source and vendor tools for data lineage
  • Propose solutions and strategies to address Key Intelligence Questions
  • Collaborate with engineering and product development teams


Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analysts and Bachelor's Degree in Computer Programming, Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a Linux environment
  • Direct experience and demonstrated proficiency with multiple programming and scripting languages preferred MPI, OpenMP, Python, Julia, R, Java
  • 4+ years of SQL experience (No-SQL experience is a plus)
  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining data processing and management systems
  • Experience in data mining and data transformations
  • Experience building robust, secure data pipelines using industry standard tools and techniques (e.g. Kafka, Nifi, Spark, etc
  • Experience using analytic tools; specifically, JupyterHub and Tableau
  • Experience working with either a Map Reduce or an MPP system on any size/scale
  • Experience with retrieving data from, and creating Data Lakes, Date Warehouses, and other data storage constructs
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess excellent time management skills and the drive to work unsupervised
  • Experience with deploying to on prem/data center infrastructure
  • Active TS/SCI clearance required and eligibility to obtain a CI poly

Desired Skills:

  • Prior experience working with or within the Intelligence Community or a military intelligence unit
  • Understanding of access management and security groups (i.e. IAM, S3 bucket, SSH, VPN, etc

Location: Springfield, VA

US Citizenship Required


● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.