Sr Data Analytics Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret
Space & Intelligence


Technology is constantly changing and our adversaries are digitally exceeding law enforcement’s ability to keep pace. Those charged with protecting the United States are not always able to access the evidence needed to prosecute crime and prevent terrorism. The Government has trusted in Peraton to provide the technical ability, tools, and resources to bring criminals to justice. In response to this challenge, Peraton is seeking a Full Stack Developer (SME) with skills in AWS and a passion for data analyics who can leverage experience and expertise in data exploration, engineering, and ETL to explore, architect, develop, and deploying scripts for processing structured and unstructured data into usable data formats for long term storage, search, and analysis.



  • Experience working with both structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data to include data parsing, transformation, schema definition, and query/analysis.
  • Ability to manage and organize data while identifying trends and inconsistencies that will impact downstream analytics
  • Experience with data pipelines or be willing to learn a pipeline from bottom to top
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Formation
  • Be able to troubleshoot files against an architecture to see where the upload process is failing.
  • Be able to understand unit tests and add to them to increase stability to the entire pipeline.
  • Be prepared to use, GIT, JIRA, Confluence, Anaconda, Spyder, and Microsoft tools.
  • Be prepared to express ideas and solutions and walk together with teammates through coding challenges


Required Qualifications

  • 12 years of experience with programming and software development including analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance, quality assurance, troubleshooting and/or upgrading of software systems. 
  • Excellent software development experience using Bash, Java, JavaScript, Python, Scala and various development frameworks including Vue.js, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Spring Boot, Spring Data, and Spring MVC.
  • Excellent experience with software development full life cycle on large scale multi-tier/full-stack Enterprise applications
  • Experience with designing and implementing cloud-based Big Data and Data analytics pipelines
  • 5 years of experience architecting software solutions based on customer requirements
  • 5 years of experience leading technical teams
  • 3 years of experience designing and implementing automated build and deployment pipelines and supporting platform
  • Experience troubleshooting and supporting enterprise applications while maintaining 24/7 availability
  • Active Top Secret clearance

Cloud Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with AWS services including CloudFormation, EC2, EMR, IAM, KMS, Lambda, RDS, and S3
  • Hands on experience with software installation & deployment on AWS (to deploy both in-house applications and Trifacta)
  •  Hands on experience with setting up AWS permissions and restrictions
  • Hands on experience with setting up docker & container infrastructure on AWS


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Gitlab CICD pipeline development
  • Experience with containerization using Docker
  • Proficient with Databricks
  • Experience working in an analytics sandbox

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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