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Senior Data Engineer

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/10/2020
  • Duration: direct hire
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The Role:
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.


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At our clients space, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

As a Senior Data Engineer, you'll lead model and simulation activities as you participate in requirements analysis and management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification). It's your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.


REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

We are seeking a Senior Data Engineer to support the Insider Threat mission. Data Engineers work with various security system data owners to automate data integration and collection strategies. Work closely with the data science team to ensure data cleanliness and accuracy.
*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
*Mentor new and junior data engineers
*Leads technical tasks for small teams or projects


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
*Working knowledge of entity resolution systems
*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
*Working experience with data workflow products like StreamSets or NiFi
*Working experience with Python RESTful API services, JDBC
*Experience with Hadoop and Hive/Impala
*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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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