Peraton Corporation

  • Big Data Engineer, Analytics

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/7/2019 7:45 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    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, these employees provide proven, industry leading Big Data Analytics and Search capabilities to our law enforcement customer.   At Peraton you will help protect our national security by working with our countries law enforcement customer to solve their most daunting challenges.  Peraton is looking for a talented Big Data Engineer, with a focus on Analytics  with entity resolution expertise to support a large scale search and discovery application.  The Big Data Engineer will work closely with entity resolution subject matter experts, program engineers and stakeholders to Integrate complex data sources into operation and develop new analytics and algorithms.


    • Integrate complex data sources into operations
    • Develop new analytics and algorithms to support advanced data exploitation capabilities using Hadoop related technologies
    • Enhance the data processing infrastructure using open source and commercial technologies
    • Capture and define requirements for entity resolution features and functionality from a UI end-user perspective
    • Analyze documentation and source data of new data feeds.
    • Develop scripts to ETL source data into destination format
    • O&M monitoring and resolution of production web services using monitoring tools including Ganglia, Jenkins, and other means
    • Modify pipeline scripts to enhance functionality and support bug fixes
    • Resolve bugs by modifying pipeline scripts and entity resolution explanation service scripts
    • Coordinate development efforts in an agile team



    • BS degree, with five (05) years of relevant experience. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Three (03) years of experience using Hadoop or other large-scale data warehouse technologies to support entity and relationship resolution and operations
    • One (01) year of experience in a Apache, Spark, Hive, Pig, ER Resolution Engines, Unix scripting Novetta Entity Analytics, Waremen Pro or similar ER engine


    • Experience with SQL
    • Experience with Linux scripting
    • Experience with AWK, PERL, BASH or other scripting language
    • Experience using SOLR
    • Experience configuring Jenkins to perform O&M operations
    • Experience with Spark



    *This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain a polygraph.  Candidate must possess SCI eligibility.


    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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