Big Data Engineer, Secret Clearance!

American Systems Chantilly , VA 20151

Posted 3 months ago

WANTED: a Big Data Engineer with a Secret Clearance.

As a Big Data Engineer you will:

  • Work with a team of driven, supportive and highly skilled professionals.

  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!

  • Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.

A week in the life of a Big Data Engineer:

  • Provides engineering advisory and expert level technical and operational support relating to system engineering and integration.

  • Analyzes business requirements, goals and objectives, and business process architecture to identify information requirements, process/application points of interaction and usage patterns.

  • Plans and coordinate engineering activities associated with the missions of Defense Security Cooperation Agency and SC Partner Enterprise/Systems Integration.

  • Develops and implement the transition and future state of Architecture, standards and interoperability for the Business Mission Area.

  • Conducts extensive investigation and analyzing largely undefined factors and conditions to determine the nature and scope of problems and to devise solutions.

  • Establishes priorities and allocate resources to establish and maintain Business Processes and Data Architectures for use by system developers and process engineers.

  • Defines critical problems by identifying the need for areas of analysis, formulating and justifying proposals.

  • Participates in the planning, evaluation, and continuing oversight of IT system development, test, and production and throughput activities.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of metrics programs for measuring and analysis of production system performance. Contributes to the development of common need policies, procedures, and reporting systems.

  • Develops program logic charts and creates documentation for one-of-a-kind projects.

  • Reviews regulatory or procedural changes for potential impact to assigned projects.

  • Determines nature and extent of changes required, time required to program the changes and makes appropriate recommendations.

  • Applies system engineering principles and procedures to translate operational needs/requirements into system functionality and performance parameters which then further specifies as a set of technical performance requirements.

  • Maintains configuration management of the requirements set, along with corresponding requirement attributes and traceability to source documentation.

  • Attends meetings, seminars, etc., and reviews technical literature to enhance knowledge of new or emerging state-of-the-art advances in software engineering techniques and practices, and of equipment being considered for production use.

  • Reviews and analyzes scientific, engineering and technical literature, books, magazines and reports for recent developments in pertinent areas of system engineering and requirements engineering, and attends symposiums, clinics and courses related to requirements engineering disciplines to keep abreast of the latest advanced methods and techniques.

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. AWARDED BEST OF THE BEST by U.S. Veterans.

Job Requirements

  • 3+ Years in Data Analytics

  • 3+ Years (within the in the last five years) as a Data Warehouse DBA and/or Cloud DBA

  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art software engineering tools and methodology including object oriented design

  • Knowledge of overall Federal, DoD, and DA regulations, policies, procedures and standards governing and relating to database management systems (DBMS), and prevailing tools, practices, and terminology

  • Mastery of system design and system development tools

  • Mastery knowledge of requirements definition, requirements analysis, and requirements management practices

  • Mastery knowledge of productivity processes, procedures and measurements and associated throughput activities

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple small to large projects in a cross-functional environment

  • Must be able to work individually or as a team member with minimum supervision

  • Strong conceptual and creative skills

  • Ability to blend creativity, problem solving, and technical skills for refining existing process or developing new approaches

  • Ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence

  • Systems, cloud and network infrastructure.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

Highly Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Specific and detailed understanding of DSCA data, and its flow, and database equipment and software capabilities/limitations in order to recognize and resolve systemic database problems, ensure feasibility and efficiency of proposed database structures and coordinate efforts with other affected organizational elements.

  • Knowledge of the agency's data processing standards as they relate to limitations on design approaches, coordination requirements, techniques and documentation.

  • Amazon Web Service (AWS) experience preferred

  • AWS Certified: DevOps Engineer or Solutions Architect

  • AWS Certified: Big Data or Advanced Networking or Security

  • 4+ Years designing and implementing big data services using Hadoop on the AWS platform

Training and Experience:

  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 5 years' experience working in a similar role

  • Security+ CE

  • Compliance with DoD 8570.01-M Requirements

  • Secret Clearance (SSBI) or Top Secret Clearance

EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans


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