Position Description

Data Engineer
Location McLean, VA
Required Clearance Level TS/SCI with Polygraph
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Would you like to perform rewarding work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Navstar is an award-winning organization that has a proven track record of successfully providing IT services and solutions both as a prime and sub-contractor on mission focused IT programs. Our employees are integral players in support of mission-critical programs focused on our National Security.

Role Description:

In this role, candidate will work at a customer site to support the agile development of tools and leverage standard tools (particularly Apache-NIFI) for Extract, Transform, and Loading data between databases for the sponsor. The successful candidate will create custom code to quickly extract, triage, and exploit data across domains in support of analytic work while supporting the strategic development of replicable processes. Existing knowledge of NIFI is not required. We will train to the specific job skills.

The successful candidate will use NIFI to ETL data into a secure Hadoop environment. They must write NIFI processors or, in instances where NIFI cannot be implemented, write custom Java code to ingest existing and new data sources. The candidate will conduct product usability tests and must work efficiently with a cross functional team members to include analysts, data scientists, project managers, and software solutions integrators.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering, or other related discipline, OR at least one year of experience in software development or other technical position requiring scripting skills.
  • At least one programming language such as Java, python, C++ or others.
  • Aptitude for problem solving and learning new technologies quickly

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with Apache-NIFI, Kafka, and Spark Streaming for ETL work.
  • Experience in UNIX or linux environments.
  • Familiarity with HBase, solr, Spark, Oozie, and Impala.
  • Understanding and proficiency in cross-domain solutions (ETLing data from unclassified to classified systems and across classified environments).
  • Agile development and proficiency in continuous integration/delivery tools such as Jenkins, Artifactory, and Git.
  • Proficiency with AWS and container technologies such as Docker desired but not required.

COVID-19 Considerations:

Full vaccination against COVID-19, and compliance with the Company’s vaccination verification procedures, is required for this position, unless the individual is legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.

About Navstar

For 20 years Navstar has provided high-quality Innovative Technology Services and Solutions throughout the Intelligence Community. We would not have achieved the success we have without the best AllStar team; this is not just a place to work, Navstar is a community. At Navstar everything we do revolves around listening to both our customers and employees, delivering the results they expect, and being a trusted partner as both a prime and subcontractor. We have proven track record of successfully providing innovative technology services and solutions on highly mission-focused programs; all while enjoying what we do at the same time. Security is our priority; together, we will make the nation a safer place.

Benefits at Navstar

  • Highly Competitive Health Care Premiums, including 100% employer paid for employee
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Generous PTO and Federal Holiday Paid Leave
  • Employer Paid STD/LTD
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K plan and Employer Match
  • Referral and Opportunity Referral Programs
  • Professional Development Assistance

Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religious beliefs, national origin, disability, U.S. veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.