Big Data Engineer with TS/SCI clearance W/ Poly Required - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

The successful candidate will provide software design and developer expertise in support of both maintenance and new feature development tasks. Additionally they will provide support in the areas of data extraction, transformation and load (ETL), data mapping, data extraction, analytical support, operational support, database support, and maintenance support of data and associated systems. As a member of the team, candidates will work in a multi-tasking, quick-paced, dynamic, process-improvement environment that requires experience with the principles of large-scale (terabytes) database development, large-scale file manipulation, data modeling, data mapping, data testing, data quality, and documentation preparation.


Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software. 

  1. Designs and codes software components, units, and modules that meet product specifications and development schedules. 
  2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis. 
  3. Tests and debugs assigned components and units. 
  4. Participates in large system and subsystem planning. 
  5. Collaborates with hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and works with them to resolve incompatibilities. 
  6. Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials. 
  7. Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues. 
  8. Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements. 
  9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. 
  10. Participates in special projects as required.


8-10 years of related software development experience, including supervisory experience.


Experience with the following languages: Java/J2EE, SQL, XML, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Python, Shell Scripting preferred


Knowledge of servers operating systems; Windows, Linux, AIX, UNIX, Linux Clusters, Grid Computing, Hadoop, Elastic Search, Blade Centers desired


Strong problem solving skills


Ability to comprehend database methodologies


Focus on continual process improvement with a proactive approach to problem solving


Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and team building skills.


Excellent communication (oral/written) skills with respect to team members, peers, and management with only general guidance.


Self-motivated with highly developed analytical and problem solving skills.


Must be able to work effectively under very broad direction with minimal supervision.


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.