Full-Stack Data Engineer

Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

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This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph preferred.

We are seeking a Full-Stack Data Engineer to join IBM in support of a growing Advanced Analytics effort for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). The Full-Stack Data Engineer will provide full-time support in the areas of database design, data manipulations, tailored script / algorithm development, and data visualization. The role is in the Washington DC area (Reston, VA and/or Washington, DC).

Candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Programming skills in Javascript, Python, SQL/NoSQL in a Windows desktop operating environment
  • Database design and maintenance, including designing new tables and relationships, proper database normalization, and tuning using database indices
  • ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) development, including merging and normalizing related data sources
  • Data visualization skills using Javascript and other tools/languages
  • Technical skills in MVC frameworks, Web API design, natural language processing (NLP)
  • Must possess the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy in both oral and written modes.
  • Must be able to work effectively under time constraints and potentially changing priorities, while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative, team environment, including on government site where availability of advanced development/database tools may be limited
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, or Computer Science, or related technical field
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• US Citizen with active TS//SCI clearance or show immediate eligibility according to JPAS security database
• 4+ years of data engineering and/or programming experience
• Programming skills in Javascript, Python, SQL/NoSQL in a Windows desktop operating environment
• Database design & maintenance, including designing new tables/relationships, proper database normalization & tuning using database indices
• ETL development, including merging & normalizing related data sources
• Data visualization skills using Javascript & other tools/languages
• Technical skills in MVC frameworks, Web API design, natural language processing (NLP)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

• Masters Degree, preferably in Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, Computer Science, or related

• Experience with Machine Learning and/or Data Science

• Experience with identifying and gathering operational and intelligence data from DOD organizations and systems

• Experience with national or military intelligence capabilities and their use

• Polygraph strongly preferred (CI or FSP)

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IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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