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Senior Data Infrastructure Engineer

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Job Description:
Join a team working on the cutting edge of innovation in AIOps and Cyber AI!

You will work on building, maintaining and extending large streaming data architectures. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, testing and deploying architectural components and code modules that bring AI and ML to high-impact programs and customers. To achieve these goals, you will work in agile, collaborative, distributed teams throughout the project lifecycle. You will support your team and stakeholders in estimating work, delivering the sprint backlog and minimizing tech debt.

Fun stuff on the job you will do:
Engineer optimal data architectures with Kafka as the message broker
Size, configure and tune Kafka cluster deployments
Design and develop kSQL and Spark Streaming modules
Perform release and sprint planning
Work on a distributed, high-paced, fast-moving and disciplined agile team
Ensure functional and non-functional requirements are delivered

This is you:
BS Degree in aa technical field (Computer Science, Engineering, or mathematics ideal), plus 12+ years relevant experience in software development, with Java or Python being a required language
Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance
Prior experience with Confluent Kafka, kSQL
Prior experience with agile projects and agile development
Integrating Kafka with other components, tools, etc
At least one of: Avro, Protobuf, Parquet
Schema formats, storage, evolution and design
Prior experience with streaming data architectures and modern development approaches (serverless, containerization, cloud, continuous delivery, micro-services, event based applications)
Strong software developer and/or data engineering experience
Curiosity: you ask why, you explore, you are familiar with latest and greatest open source tools, and always fascinated by what's possible and what could be better
Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to independently use available resources to close knowledge gaps
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

You will wow us if you have these skills:
Prior development experience (Java, Python, C++/C, Scala)
Experience with databases (ideally both sql and no-sql), Elastic Search, Flink, Storm, all a plus
Functional programming (Scala) experience
Prior product owner experience or education/training
Prior experience with Spark Streaming or Spark


External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus: Eligible

Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required: Secret

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Requisition Category: Professional

Job Family: Data Scientist

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws. - provided by Dice

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