Python Developer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Chantilly, Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.MAY.2021

Summary

Basic Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math is required plus aminimum of 2 years rel...

Description

Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math is required plus aminimum of 2 years relevant experience or Masters degree in a related technical disciplineCLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: A TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a Polygraph is requiredat time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain the Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position:
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Python Developer on our award winning Insider Threat Detection Team. A Python Developer will help us expand our insider threat capabilities in automating data integration and collection strategies. The successful candidate will help expand and optimize the data ingestion pipeline architecture, develop strategies for efficient ingestion, processing, storage, structuring, and access. In addition the Python Developer will support data analysts, data scientists, and big data engineers in identifying data sources, performing exploratory data analysis, developing data models, ensuring data cleanliness and accuracy to provide new Insider Threat behavioral insights.This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:We are seeking a Data Engineer to support the Insider Threat mission. Data Engineers work with various security system data owners to automate data integration and collection strategies. Work closely with the data science team to ensure data cleanliness and accuracy.Support data science team by designing, developing and implementing scalable ETL process for disparate datasets into a Hadoop infrastructureDesign, develop, implement and maintain data ingestion process from various disparate datasets using StreamSets (experience with StreamSets not mandatory)Develop processes to identify data drift and malformed recordsDevelop technical documentation and standard operating proceduresImprove responsiveness and overall performance of the data ingestion pipeline architectureAssess, prioritize, and size featuresContribute to a cross functional agile teamKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Working knowledge of entity resolution systemsExperience with messages systems like KafkaExperience with NoSQL and/or graph databases like MongoDB or ArangoDBAny of the following databases: SQL, MongoDB, Oracle, PostgresWorking experience with ETL processingWorking experience with data workflow products like StreamSets or NiFiWorking experience with Python RESTful API services, JDBCExperience with Hadoop and Hive/ImpalaExperience with Cloudera Data Science Workbench is a plusUnderstanding of pySpark Leadership experienceCreative thinkerAbility to multi-taskExcellent use and understanding of data engineering concepts, principles, and theories#CJ3

Company Overview:
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.EOE/Disability/Veteran

 
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