Data Conditioning Systems Engineer III w/ Git, NiFi, and Python

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE OR REINSTATABLE TS/SCI W/ POLYGRAPH SECURITY CLEARANCE (U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED) 
Required Skills:
• Excellent oral and written communications. Comfortable in programmatic and technical exchange with internal SE and software teams, multi levels of leadership, and across the IC
• Experience with communicating new and existing technical information and "how to" guidance to IC partners on the varied processes and procedures to ingest, discover, and analyze data
• Experience with the development of new requirements to support the characterization and ingestion of new data flows
• Experience with high-level analysis of IC systems, data models, data formats/types, data volumes, and data samples
• Experience with change management repositories for tool/asset management (e.g., Git)
• Experience with collaborating on and devising strategies to extract meaning and value from structured and unstructured data
• Experience with the analysis/assessment of different legal requirements, policies, and handling restrictions for various data types
• Experience understanding mission use cases across multiple environments
• Experience preparing and managing complex technical documents, reports, manuals, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences including senior leadership
• Experience with requirements generation and traceability
• Experience with dataflow, routing and data enrichments tools (e.g. NiagaraFiles)
• Strong communication, interpersonal, team building and task management skills
• Must be comfortable working with senior government and military technical experts and leaders
 
Description:

 Our Data Solutions Conditioning Team works with IC Data Providers to develop tools, methods and solutions which format, prepare and translate data prior to IC-GovCloud service usage. 
Members of our team should be well versed in the following: 
•Reviewing structured and unstructured data to identify key elements and outline methods to extract them for processing
•Comfortable working with data transport and modification tools (e.g., NiagaraFiles)
•Knowledgeable in scripting/development techniques which can be applied to data in support of customer requirements
•Experience with high-level analysis of IC systems, data models, data formats/types, data volumes, and data samples
•Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and with multiple customers at senior technical levels concurrently
Work with IC partners to characterize data and document data mission value
• Analyze data and determine best methods for conditioning data pre and post-ingest
• Use tools to identify key data and subsequently structure data for improved discovery and search capabilities
• Identify opportunities for new tools to overcome new data characterization/processing challenges
• Perform logging, metrics collection and monitoring for all components of the data conditioning system
• Implement IAVAs as necessary to maintain system accreditation status
• Define requirements for enhanced data characterization to improve discovery and search capabilities
• Analyze and assess legal requirements, policies, and handling restrictions for various data types
• Develop new tools (and associated documentation) using shell scripts, Python, Java, Go etc., that provide various methods for data transformation, mapping, standardization, and data characterization
• Troubleshoot problems with JSON and XML formatting and structures in files received and files output by our tools
• Develop characterization and processing documentation for each dataset
• Test solutions developed by the data conditioning team for sample datasets
• Conduct technical exchange meetings with customer personnel involving data discovery, review and dataflow
• Provide training, briefings and support for data conditioning tools and procedures
• Develop documentation for data conditioning training
• Support the deployment and management of data conditioning tools

 
REQUIRED: Minimum eighteen (18) years experience in technical roles for Government or Industry customer.
REQUIRED: Twelve (12) years experience as a systems, software, or hardware engineer in programs that encompassed: System architecture development; Performing requirements analysis, management and control; multiple activities with multiple vendors; large systems engineering efforts totaling more than $15M/year, or Management and evaluation of business processes and implementation strategies.
REQUIRED: Minimum three (3) years direct experience with an intelligence community or signals intelligence activity.
REQUIRED: Experience in a broad range of knowledge, including information technology, requirements, architecture development, and functional and systems analysis.
REQUIRED: Experience in the following areas: Implementing systems providing knowledge/information sharing capabilities including the following disciplines: System design, Integrating COTS products and technologies into cohesive customer capabilities; System production; System integration; System test; Transition of systems into operations; Web services implementation; Web interfaces; J2EE; Web portal technologies.
REQUIRED: Experience in providing technical leadership and direction in supporting the application of sound system engineering concepts.
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