Big Data Engineer

Peraton Chantilly , VA 22022

Posted 2 months ago


Technology is constantly changing, and our adversaries are digitally "going dark" at a rate that is exceeding law enforcement's ability to keep pace. Those charged with protecting the United States are not always able to access the evidence needed to prosecute crime and prevent terrorism. The Government has trusted in Peraton to provide the technical ability, tools, and resources to bring criminals to justice. In response to this challenge, we are seeking a talented Big Data Engineer.


What you'll do

  • Provide proven, industry leading Big Data Extraction, Transformation, and Load experience coupled with enterprise search capabilities to solve Big Data challenges

  • Work on a team leveraging Apache NiFi to develop and maintain workflows that load diverse data sets into a data lake leveraging the following technologies:

  • Apache NiFi (in a cluster configuration)

  • Git

  • Python

  • Zookeeper

  • Kafka

  • Hadoop

  • Spark

  • Accumulo

  • Groovy

  • MySql

  • Cygwin

  • Java


You'd be a great fit if

  • You've obtained a BS degree and have eight (8) years of relevant experience. However, equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • You have three (3) or more years of experience with:


  • Oracle 11g and 12c

  • Informatica, XML, XSLT, Java, web services

  • SVN, RCS, Git, OLS Security, JIRA

  • Sun Solaris OS, Linux (CentOS, Red Hat), and Windows

  • You have two (2) years or more experience usingETL tools to perform data cleansing, data profiling, transforming, and scheduling various workflows

  • You have a current Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and the ability to obtain a polygraph

It would be even better if you

  • Have hands on experience with any of the following technologies:

  • Atlassian Suite: Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo

  • VMWare Player

  • Linux, specifically CentOS

  • Linux scripting

  • AWK, PERL, BASH or other scripting language

  • SOLR

  • Jenkins configuration to perform O&M operations

  • Spark

What you'll get

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing

  • Company-paid infertility treatments

  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities

  • Influence major initiatives

  • This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain a polygraph. Candidate must possess SCI eligibility.

About Peraton

Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you'll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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