Position Description

Jr. Data Flow Operations Specialist
Location Reston, 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:

  • Resolve routine O&M data flow problems relevant to operational system software and system environments.
  • Provide written input into the development and documentation of SOPs for O&M activities.
  • Setup dashboard in Elasticsearch for dataflows. 
  • Configure/deploy environments using CloudFormation and Ansible.
  • Develop procedures to transmit data.
  • Execute SOPs for O&M activities.
  • Support the testing, configuration, and implementation of data exfiltration solutions.
  • Execute common Linux/bash commands.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • To be eligible for this position you must hold an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in the field of computer science, information systems, engineering, mathematics, or other related scientific or technical discipline.  If the candidate does not have a Bachelor's degree, they must have (5) additional years of experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in data flow operations.
  • Demonstrated experience operating Linux systems with the ability to navigate and execute common Linux/bash commands.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with Java software development.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand technical issues and break the problems down into steps for resolution.
  • Demonstrated understanding of networking concepts including VPN, DNS, masking, NAT, Cisco Switches, firewalls, and gateways.
  • Demonstrated experience running common networking Linux commands and operating and troubleshooting VPN software.
  • Understanding of network engineering concepts and protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, FTP, SFTP at a minimum).

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with Nifi.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch.
  • Experience with C2S.
  • Experience creating CloudFormation scripts and Ansible. 

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.