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Job #: R-00059784
Location: Hampton, VA
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The 363rd ISRW currently has an opening for a Data Science Engineer to work at Joint-Base Langley Eustis in Hampton, VA. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to help develop new data standards and processes within the Air Force. As a member of the Intelligence Wing, it will be your mission to research and development design, test and deployment of automated process, reports and data processing systems.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Entering and reviewing data within the database.
  • Maintaining database support tools, database tables , dictionaries recovery and back-up procedures, and making recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements.
  • Implementation and operation of data management systems to meet the organization’s operational needs. This includes designing how the data will be stored, consumed, integrated, and managed by different units and digital systems.
  • Work data consumers to determine, create and populate optimal data architectures, structures, and systems.
  • The Data Engineer will optimize data throughput and query performance issues. 
  • Works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables. Responsible for entire projects or processes within a technical area.
  • Works to implement solution designs and/or processes.
  • Create and maintain high-quality data set to serve as the source of truth for fundamental data captured, machine learning training, and reporting
  • Create and maintain blue print for data to integrate, centralize and maintain the data sources
  • Apply knowledge of technology options, technology platforms, design techniques and approaches across the Data Engineering ecosystem to design systems that meet the unit’s needs.
  • Analyze operational problems and design reliable, scalable data storage and analytics systems that enable the unit’s mission.
  • Ensure data integrity by leveraging proven methodologies, including data reconciliation, data integration and data audits
  • Perform statistical analysis and apply data mining techniques in support of the unit’s mission.
  • Provide expert guidance and advice to unit’s efforts in support of Air Force, Joint, and DoD development of AI/ML and advanced analytical tools and interfaces.
  • Support subordinate ACC units with various approaches to visualize and make sense of complex unstructured data.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a similar field (6 years’ experience can substitute for degree)
  • 8+ years of experience related to position requirements
  • 3 years of experience as a Data Engineer or similar role
  • Experience with one of the following:  R, Python or SQL
  • Demonstrated strength in data modeling, data-pipelines development, data warehousing and solving big data challenges
  • Experience using relevant AF systems and relational databases
  • Experience working with cloud computing and infrastructure (AWS, Azure, etc)
  • Active TS/SCI government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or Engineering.
  • Experience working with Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with Air Force ISR units
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Compliant
  • Experience using business intelligence reporting tools (Tableau, Power BI, etc)

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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Database Management

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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