Data Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Building Architecture

Data Engineering

Systems Design

REQ#: RQ161916
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

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Data Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in data engineering, you’ll make systems performance and availability your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Data Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Data Engineer joining our team to support data analysts, data scientists, and big data engineers in identifying data sources, performing exploratory data analysis, developing data models, ensuring data cleanliness and accuracy to provide new mission-enhancing insights.

● Expands our mission capabilities in automating data integration and collection strategies
● Coordinates system development to include design, modeling, security, integration, and formal testing
● Contributes to completion of engineering programs and projects
● Develops solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems
● Optimizes the data ingestion pipeline architecture, develop strategies for efficient ingestion, processing, storage, structuring, and access

● Improves responsiveness and overall performance of the data ingestion pipeline architecture

● Prepares and maintains documentation for processes and procedures relate to engineering projects

● Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline

● Required Experience: 3+ years of related experience

● Required Technical Skills: Strong Python skills, Experience with messages systems like Kafka, Working experience with ETL processing, Working experience with data workflow products like NiFi
● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Polygraph
● Required Skills and Abilities: Works independently under general supervision, possess current DoD IAT II Level certification
● Preferred Skills: Working knowledge of entity resolution systems, Experience with Lambda functions, Working experience with Python RESTful API services / JDBC
● Location: On Customer Site
● 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

3 + 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. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.