Job description

The selected applicant will serve as the Data Engineer for an integrated contractor team, supporting high-fidelity/high-resolution modeling of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) in a virtualized, high-performance, high-capacity environment to provide Modeling and Simulation as a Service (MSaaS). The qualified candidate will be responsible for supporting the Integration, Test and Verification of large-scale data storage environments to support the Missile Defense Agency’s digital modeling/simulation programs. This includes working with many of the following technologies: data pipelines, data services, operational data stores, data warehouses, data marts, big data stores, data mining, big data visualization and experiment designs. The right individual will display both a passion for data science and leading a cultural change in how data is used throughout the organization regarding these efforts. Some travel is required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design, create, build & maintain ETL data pipelines
  • Automate processes, optimize data delivery & re-design the complete architecture to improve performance.
  • Handle, transform & manage Big Data using Big Data Frameworks & NoSQL databases.
  • Build complete infrastructure to ingest, transform & store data for further analysis & business requirement.
  • Stand up and operate integrated data capabilities, including both databases and flat file structures.
  • Integrate hardware, software and network components to facilitate delivery of data management and transformation capabilities.
  • Implement monitoring and metrics

Minimum Requirements:
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Science or Engineering discipline plus two (2) years directly related experience in data.
  • This position requires the selected candidate have an active DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
Preferred Capabilities/Experience
  • Proficiency using a data ETL tools like Apache NiFi and Apache Kafka.
  • High level data literacy
  • Python developer
  • Bash script writer
  • Working knowledge of the Linux operating system
  • Proficient in data security management
  • Experience with data systems RDBMS (MySQL, MariaDB, Postgres), NoSQL (MongoDB), and the Hadoop Ecosystem
  • Experience with file, object (ECS), and block storage
  • Expertise in high availability, backup/recovery, performance tuning and install/upgrade in data system technologies
  • Security+ certified

Security Clearance Requirements:
  • Position requires that candidate possess, or be able to acquire an active SECRET security clearance in order to access classified information. Inability to maintain a security clearance will result in candidate being ineligible to support this position.

Benefits offered can be found here: Benefits PeopleTec. In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is approximatel $100,000 to $160,000 however, PeopleTec considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and critical skills.
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