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Sr Systems Engineer, Big Data w/Polygraph in Herndon at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 1/17/2019

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Job Description

This position is part of a small engineering team whose responsibilities include creating a secure, cloud based environment and suite of tools and services geared toward Big Data analytics and ingestion. Familiarity with ETL processes and tools is desired.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with EMR to repeatedly and reliably process large volumes of data
  • Full lifecycle web application development experience
  • ​Development experience in the following languages and platforms:  Java, Spring, Spring-Boot, Gradle, Ant, JavaScript, Linux, both SQL and no-SQL databases
  • Experience with additional AWS offerings such as EC2, ELB, ASG, RDS, DynamoDB
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Experience with DevOps/CI tools such as Git Hub, Puppet, CloudFormation and Jenkins

Desired Skills

  • Understanding of ETL, and experience with ETL tools: NiFi, Pentaho, Twister
  • Understanding of Hadoop ecosystem and tools such as Cloudera

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

3. Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements.

4. Provides input for documentation on new or existing systems.

5. Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

6. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

7. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

8. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

9. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers.

10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

11. Participates in special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

5-8 years of related systems engineering experience.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.