Data Engineer (Expert) -TS/SCI w/ Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Analysis
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ78132

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular


The Data Engineer will manipulate data and data flows for both existing and new systems. Additionally they will provide support in the areas of data extraction, transformation and load (ETL), data mapping, data extraction, analytical support, operational support, database support, and maintenance support of data and associated systems. As a member of the team, candidates will work in a multi-tasking, quick-paced, dynamic, process-improvement environment that requires experience with the principles of large-scale (terabytes) database development, large-scale file manipulation, data modeling, data mapping, data testing, data quality, and documentation preparation.


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 8-10 years of related software engineering and ETL experience. Experience building and maintaining data flows in NiFi or Pentaho. Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and team building skills. Familiarization with NoSQL datastores Familiarization executing jobs in Big Data Technologies (i.e., Hadoop or Spark) 


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 


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.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.