Peraton Corporation

  • Big Data Engineer

    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 Extraction, Transformation, and Load coupled with enterprise 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 big data challenges.  Peraton is looking for a talented Big Data Engineer, to develop workflows for all new and existing data sets ingested into a new data lake for our customer in Chantilly, VA.


    Work on a team leveraging Apache NiFi to develop and maintain workflows that load diverse data sets into a data lake leveraging the following technologies:

    • Apache NiFi (in a cluster configuration)
    • Git
    • Python
    • Zookeeper
    • Kafka
    • Hadoop
    • Spark
    • Accumulo
    • Groovy
    • MySql
    • Cygwin
    • Java



    • BS degree, with eight (08) years of relevant experience. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • At least three (03) years of experience with:
      • PL/SQL, SQL,
      • Oracle 11g and 12c,
      • Informatica, XML, XSLT, Java, web services,
      • SVN, RCS, Git, OLS Security, JIRA,
      • Sun Solaris OS, Linux (CentOS, Red Hat), and Windows.
    • Two (02) years of experience using ETL tools to perform data cleansing, data profiling, transforming, and scheduling various workflows



    • Experience with the Atlassian Suite: Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo
    • Experience with VMWare Player
    • Experience with Linux, specifically CentOS
    • 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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