Data Engineer

General Dynamics Chantilly , VA 22022

Posted 1 week ago

Data Engineer


Job ID: 2020-43576

Type: Full Time

of Openings:


Category: Engineering-Other

General Dynamics Mission Systems


General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran


Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.


TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a Polygraph is required at time of hire. Candidate 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.


General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Data Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


  • Minimum three (3) years' experience in designing, developing, building, and implementing Big Data solutions or developing automated solutions to solve complex problems, a thoughtful ability to solve problems could outweigh years of experience.

  • Ability to identify and implement a data solution strategy Demonstrates intellectual curiosity in exploring new technologies and finding creative ways to solve data management problems

  • Experience developing solutions with Python/Javascript/PERL

  • Experience/knowledge of Spark, Impala, Hadoop, Streamsets, Kafka, Rest APIs

  • Experience in SQL/NoSQL-based technologies

  • Experience with at least one of the following NoSQL Database technologies:

  • Mongo

  • Mark Logic

  • HBase

  • Impala

  • Parquet

  • RedShift

  • Experience in Linux administration/troubleshooting


  • Assist in the development and delivering of large scale data pipelines

  • Leverage new database technologies to improve customer data solutions

  • Develop and implement automated tests for data transformations and data migrations

  • Research and apply big data solution technologies to complex datasets; make recommendations to data science team on new technologies



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