Big Data Architect

    • Sterling, VA

Job Description
BAE Systems is building a team of Database Design Engineers to design, model, document, and guide the logical and conceptual relationship of data and database changes for complex applications within the Intelligence Community. Our team of engineers will analyze needs and requirements of existing and proposed systems, and develop technical, structural, and organizational specifications. The team will also create and recommend standards as well as do modeling to monitor and enhance capacity and performance.

Supports Data Warehouse Manager. Leverages requirements identification efforts of Data Warehouse Engineer to design an extensible database, able to handle incorporation of current, emerging, and future data sets. During development, maintenance, and updates, identifies problems, codes fixes, and ensures data completes ETL uncorrupted. Collaborates with Data Warehouse Engineer to optimize database performance for read operations in support of Analysts' mission and leverages Information Security Analyst and Data Compliance Specialist to incorporate confidentiality, integrity, and availability into design as well as auditability to support compliance.

Work Locations for this opportunity are located primarily in Sterling VA and Joint Base Anacostia Bolling. However, other work locations are available in Reston VA, Charlottesville VA, Doral Florida and other CONUS and OCONUS. We're hiring multiple candidates for this position, ranging in skill levels from Junior to Subject Matter Expert.

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • Active TS clearance.
  • 9-12 years |13+ years of related experience.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communications skills. Must be able to communicate technical concepts to non technical government program staff. Must be strong leader whose success comes from using the input and skills of all team members to chart a path to success.
  • 10+ years of experience with MySQL with a solid understanding of relational databases.
  • 5+ years of relevant database administrator/developer experience.
  • 3+ years of experience with scripting languages such as Python.
  • 1+ years of experience with Elasticsearch and/or Neo4J.
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Experience supporting the missions of analysts in the Defense Intelligence Agency or Combatant Commands.
  • Senior level of experience more importan than years of experience.
  • Agile development methodology training and certification as scrum master a plus.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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