Sr Data Engineer - ETL

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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 Senior Data Engineer with ETL expertise to provide proven, industry leading capabilities to our customer.


  • Experience with data exploration techniques and development of quantitative and qualitative data analysis process, design robust ETL pipelines.
  • Manage team of data engineers and should have experience working with Data Scientists and Data architects. Databricks or equivalent platform using Apache Spark with Scala, Python, Java.
  • Work in a team environment to design, develop, and support a software system which is undergoing a modernization.
  • Participate in developing new functionality and migrating the application into the cloud and introducing new technologies into the tech stack.
  • Participate in Agile Scrum SDLC activities.
  • Support developing Agile SDLC phase documentation.
  • Perform unit and integration testing of software/systems prior to release to the users for user acceptance testing.


Required Qualifications

  • BS degree and 8+ years of experience with programming and software development including analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance, quality assurance, troubleshooting and/or upgrading of software systems.
  • Five (5) years of experience architecting software solutions based on customer requirement.
  • Led a technical team for at least five (5) years.
  • Three (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. 
  • A current Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and the ability to obtain a polygraph.


Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Data Dictionary.
  • Knowledge of Normalizations.
  • Experience with  AWS cloud services including Glue, Kinesis and Container services.
  • Knowledge of data acquisition and ingestion of structured and unstructured data sources ensuring quality and data integrity
  • Experience with open source technologies like Docker, ElasticSearch, and NoSQL Databases.
  • Experience with an Agile environment and have developed User Stories.

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

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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