Leidos is seeking a Senior IT Data Engineer to support the Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) program. JRSS is a multi-year, global effort to improve the DoD’s security posture and provide enhanced security capabilities and analytics by centralizing and virtualizing network security into regional stacks rather than locally distributed appliances. Ideally, this role will be based in the Fort Meade, MD area. Candidates in the DC, MD, or VA areas will also be considered and remote work up to 50% will be allowed. An active Secret security clearance is required prior to start.
In this role, you interface with other technical teams, DISA personnel, vendor technical support, and with technical representatives from DoD services. You will work as part of an integrated, cross-platform team to provide military base/post/camp/station migration support services DoD-wide as the JRSS stacks are deployed and used for operations. You will support the design, development, implementation and automation of enterprise level solutions for our DoD customers. You will support requirements analysis, systems design, integration, testing, and associated documentation. You will also provide tier 3 support for the operations and maintenance of fielded systems.
• Assist in designing, publishing and the maintenance of schemas
• Develop connectors for non-standard data sources
• Manage Topics
• Support the development and implementation of automation
• Develop User Defined Functions (UDF) to support real time streaming data processing & analytics in KSQL
• Develop, build, optimize, and maintain KStreams processing jobs
• Assist in designing and implementing the Data Ingest pipeline
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience/combined education, with 12+ years of experience; or 10+ years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree.
•Experience with Kafka or Spark
•Experience with RedHat Linux
•Experience with KSQL
•Experience with Ansible
•Experience with data architectures and data streaming
•Active DoD Secret clearance is required prior to start. In addition, you must be able to successfully obtain up to Top Secret based on requirements from the customer and program.
•DoD 8570 IATII certification is required prior to start.
•Experience with enterprise level architecture design and development
•Experience with container technologies
•Experience with multiple scripting/programming languages (e.g., Python, Java, etc.)
•Good Debugging Skills and troubleshooting skills
•Good written and oral communication skills
External Referral Eligible
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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