Principal Data Architect - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Principal Data Architect

The KBR team in Colorado Springs, CO is seeking a highly motivated Data Architect to join us in supporting our great nation, specifically on the Air Force Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP) HOPE contract.

Air Force TENCAP exploits National space, cyber and intelligence capabilities to deliver rapid, cost-dominant and innovative warfighting solutions across the full spectrum of Air Force and Joint military missions. AF TENCAP is a Congressionally-mandated rapid acquisition organization supporting tactical and operational warfighters, and serves as the Air Force executive agent for the Military Exploitation of Reconnaissance and Intelligence Technologies (MERIT) program. As the Air Force's leader for National-to-Tactical capability development, AF TENCAP collaborates with leading experts across the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, National Laboratories, industry, inter-agency, academia, and partner nations.

We are looking for innovative, creative, and highly motivated individuals to support the strategic planning and tactical execution of Big Data Analytics. Specifically, the full lifecycle of data onboarding, ETL and analysis in support of wide ranging projects within AF TENCAP. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for learning, the drive to innovate and a humble attitude. You will work cutting edge projects, solving problems that most aren't even aware exist.

Work Location: Colorado Springs, CO - 100% On Site

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI or Active TS with T5/SSBI within last two years.

Required Experience and Education:BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science. Other degrees will be considered with relevant work experience.

Required Skills:

Experience with programming (scripting) languages (i.e. Bash, Python, .Net or Java)Apache open-source products (i.e. NiFi, Kafka, Zookeeper, Spark)Experience as a Data Scientist/Engineer supporting single or multiple domain areasKnowledge of advanced statistical techniques and conceptsA drive to learn and master new technologiesSQL or NoSQL

Desired Skills:

Experience as a formal instructor, teacher or tutorExperience in Space, ISR, Cyber or SOFExperience leading projects w/ up to 5 team membersKnowledge of SAFe agile processesLinux System AdministratorAlgorithm development experienceSoftware development experience (i.e. C++, Java, C)Experience with IC, USSF, USAF or other DOD entitiesExperience working with any intelligence disciplines (i.e. SIGINT, OSINT, MASINT, GEOINT, HUMINT)Kubernetes/DockerExperience w/Apache AccumuloGit/GitLab experienceExperience with XML Schemas

Basic Compensation: $120-179k

The offered rate will be based on the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience and in consideration of internal parity .

Additional Compensation:

KBR may offer bonuses, commissions , or other forms of compensation to certain job titles or levels, per internal policy or contractual designation. Additional compensation may be in the form of sign on bonus, relocation benefits, short term incentives, long term incentives, or discretionary payments for exceptional performance .


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.?

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.