Data Engineer TS/SCI w/ poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ100669

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Join an award-winning Insider Threat Detection program manned by a multi-disciplinary team of system and data engineers, data scientists, software developers, intelligence analysts, and investigators to provide insider threat detection and counterintelligence services. This program provides an opportunity to further advance cutting-edge technology, products, and services for a large Government agency to detect and mitigate insider threats. Our program takes data from multiple sources in any format (structured or unstructured), transforms it into interpretable fragments, and allow our engines, to categorize, quantify, distill, and display results for human analysts to interpret. Team members work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The technology stack is built on cutting edge hardware and software with multiple Windows and Linux environments interfacing with multi-petabyte data processing and analytic platforms all designed, built, and maintained by our team. The field of insider threat detection and mitigation is evolving and growing, and our program needs highly innovative individuals.

As a Data Engineer, you will help us expand our insider threat capabilities in automating data integration and collection strategies. The successful candidate will help expand and optimize the data ingestion pipeline architecture, develop strategies for efficient ingestion, processing, storage, structuring, and access. In addition, the Data Engineer will 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 Insider Threat behavioral insights.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Support data science team by designing, developing and implementing scalable ETL process for disparate datasets into a Hadoop infrastructure
  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain data ingestion process from various disparate datasets using StreamSets (experience with StreamSets not mandatory)
  • Develop processes to identify data drift and malformed records
  • Develop technical documentation and standard operating procedures
  • Leads technical tasks for small teams or projects

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of entity resolution systems
  • Experience with Hadoop and Hive/Impala
  • Experience with messages systems like Kafka
  • Experience with NoSQL and/or graph databases like MongoDB or ArangoDB
  • Any of the following databases: SQL, MongoDB, Oracle, Postgres
  • Working experience with ETL processing and Python
  • Working experience with data workflow products like StreamSets or NiFi
  • Working experience with Python RESTful API services, JDBC
  • Experience with Cloudera Data Science Workbench is a plus
  • Understanding of pySpark
  • Leadership experience
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent use and understanding of data engineering concepts, principles, and theories

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or other computer or information technology-related field plus a minimum of 5 years relevant experience or an Associate’s degree and 7 years’ experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

A TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a Polygraph is required at time of hire.  Candidates must be able to obtain the Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

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.