Peraton Corporation

  • Cloud Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly | US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/29/2019 12:10 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Technology is constantly changing, and our adversaries are digitally “going dark” at a rate that is 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, we are seeking a talented Cloud Engineer.


    What you’ll do…

    • Develop cloud infrastructure and workflows for all new and existing data sets ingested into a new data lake 
    • Participate in Agile SDLC, CI and CD activities leveraging the Atlassian suite
    • Analyze documentation and source data of new data feeds
    • Create NiFi flows to move complex data sources into solr/elastic search indexes, noSQL data stores and custom analytic pipelines
    • Enhance the existing data processing infrastructure by rewriting/migrating on-premises workflows to run on cloud native infrastructure and technologies
    • Develop new analytic algorithms to support advanced data exploitation capabilities such as natural language processing, named entity extraction and entity resolution/correlation using distributed computing technologies


    You’d be a great fit if…

    • You’ve obtained a BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline. However, equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • You have ten (10) years of experience developing comprehensive and innovative technical solutions
    • You have at least two (2) years of experience with 1 of the 3 major cloud service providers (Amazon, Microsoft, or Google)
    • You’ve architected and migrated on-premises applications into a cloud platform
    • You’ve worked in a Linux environment
    • You’ve worked on an Agile development team
    • You’re experienced with object–oriented languages, including Java or C#
    • You’ve used Hadoop–related or similar distributed computing technologies
    • You have a current Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and the ability to obtain a polygraph


    It would be even better if you…

    • Are experienced with microservices architectures and design patterns
    • Have indexed with inverted indices on technologies, including NoSQL data stores, such as Accumulo, HBase, Cassandra, or Mongo
    • Have implemented and leveraged Solr, Elasticsearch, or other scalable Lucene or similar text search engine implementation
    • Are experienced with complex data processing pipelines, including ETL and data ingestion dealing with unstructured and semi–structured data named entity extraction and resolution across a corpus of diverse data set
    • Have written Web services, including RESTful services exposing JSON
    • Are experienced with RESTful service writing frameworks, including Jersey or Spring MVC
    • Have worked with the Atlassian suite of agile development tools
    • Have Apache NiFi experience


     What you’ll get…

    • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
    • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
    • Company-paid infertility treatments
    • Cross-training and professional development opportunities
    • Influence major initiatives


    *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

    Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers – with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you’ll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

    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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