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Data Engineer - 38095

AT Alion Science and Technology
Alion Science and Technology

Data Engineer - 38095

Annapolis Junction, MD

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Mid-Level Data Engineer. The ideal candidate believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions.

In this position, you will:

• Join a backend development team to develop new features for a customer-facing application.

• Model complex data relationships and architect database designs to support efficient queries.

• Build serverless APIs.

• Collaborate with a Machine Learning team to deploy models that enrich data.

• Design, build, and implement data pipelines to track data provenance.

• Contribute to the development of custom data ingest capabilities and the integration of customer and open-source code to address complex problems using cutting-edge big data / cloud technology.

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• Design and implement core architecture and capabilities for software from prototype to operational applications.

• Apply experience working within an Agile software development life cycle, including sprint planning, sprints, sprint review, etc.

Required Skills:

• BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or similar.

• At least 2-4 years of experience as a Software Engineer.

• 2+ years of Python development experience.

• In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

• Experience in designing enterprise APIs and documentation.

• Data parsing/transforming techniques to include JSON, XML, CSV formats.

• Experience in SQL database (MySQL, Postgres).

• Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr).

• Experience in RESTful web services.

• Experience in Microservices architecture.

• Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms.

• Experience in continuous testing, integration, and deployment.

• Experience with the Linux operating system.

• Have a solid understanding of Linux systems and proficiency in shell scripting (Shell/Bash, JavaScript, Python).

• Experience in file manipulation tools (awk, sed, wc, find, grep, etc)

• Experience in cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure).

• Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven).

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

• AWS certifications highly desired, but not required.

• Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.).

• Experience in streaming and/or batch analytics (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, MapReduce, Hadoop).

Security Clearance

• Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government SECRET level security clearance.

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-HQ83izBGfmeo
Employment Type: Other