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Data Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos seeks a data engineer to provide programming support for loading large volume data collections into a variety of data holding areas both on premises and in the cloud. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative, cross disciplinary team of data scientists, data engineers, and applications developers to deliver mission critical analytics support to our customer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and minimum of 12 years experience OR a Master's degree and at least 10 years of experience
  • Must have a TS/SCI with Poly to be considered
  • Analyze new data collections and determine optimal data ingest processes
  • Create and maintain NiFi Schemas for new and existing data feeds
  • Develop tools or modify existing ones to preprocess, modify, aggregate, load, index, and archive data collections into clusters and AWS in near real time
  • Implement all proper access controls
  • Generate metrics to track data ingest optimization and ensure data integrity and provenance are maintained
  • Document data flows

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems engineering, or closely related discipline
  • Extensive experience in Extract-Transform-Load processes
  • Demonstrated extensive experience with cloud services (AWS strongly preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with cloud based database services such as Databricks and EMR
  • Understanding of SQL database structures and mapping data structures between different SQL databases
  • Knowledge of API development techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with AWS long-term storage options
  • Experience with NiFi strongly preferred, but would train if candidate has experience in Java or using Pentaho
  • Experience working with a Hadoop cluster
  • Familiarity with open source data engineering tools and processes
  • Experience designing for intelligence applications

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