Big Data Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Annapolis Junction
United States


JOB DESCRIPTION: The Cloud Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse Big-Data Cloud systems based upon documented requirements. Directly contributes to all stages of back-end processing, analyzing, and indexing. Provides expertise in Cloud Computing, Hadoop Eco-System including implementing Java applications, Distributed Computing, Information Retrieval (IR), and Object Oriented Design. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.



  • Experience deploying applications in a cloud environment.
  • Understanding of Cloud Scalability
  • Hadoop/Cloud Certification
  • Experience designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms
  • Experience developing and deploying: data driven analytics; event driven analytics; sets of analytics orchestrated through rules engines
  • Experience with linguistics (grammar, morphology, concepts)
  • Experience developing and deploying analytics that discover and exploit social network
  • Experience documenting ontologies, data models, schemas, formats, data element dictionaries, software application program interfaces and other technical specifications
  • Experience developing and deploying analytics within a heterogeneous schema environment



  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or a related discipline or at least four (4) years of general experience in software development/engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline

  • Shall have at least one (1) year of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java

  • Shall have demonstrated work or academic experience with distributed scalable Big Data Store (NoSQL) such as HBase, CloudBase/Accumulo, Big Table, etc., as well as one (1) year of experience with the Map Reduce programming model, the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, etc.

  • Shall have demonstrated work or academic experience with Source Code Management (e.g. Git, Stash, Subversion, etc.)

  • Shall have demonstrated verbal and written communications skills

Desired Qualifications