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Sr. Big Data Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia, United States

SAIC seeks a Big Data Systems Engineer to manage all onsite technical performance. This work supports a government customer to develop, create and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs

Duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Plan, implement, test, document, and maintain solutions using internally created and/or commercial off-the-shelf products.
  • Provide end-to-end life cycle project management support
  • Provide systems perspective
  • Coordinate with team to ensure problem solution, risk reduction and user satisfaction
  • Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning
  • Must be familiar with geospatial data architecture to include:
    • Spatial Data types
      • Vector
      • Raster
      • Trajectories
      • netCDF
    • Spatial indexing
    • Spatial predicated, operations and functions
  • Working knowledge developing and administrating
    • RDBMS - Mandatory; examples:
      • Oracle geospatial
      • Postgres/PostGIS
      • SQL server
    • NoSQL/Big Data - Mandatory; examples:
      • Elasticsearch or MongoDB
      • Hadoop/Accumulo geospatial big data stores like GeoMesa or GeoWave
    • Graph databases - Preferred; examples:
      • Node4j
  • Must be familiar with automating data processing workflows via tools like Apache NiFi
  • Specify, develop, verify, and validate system availability requirements, operational availability, data access and data security
  • Conduct readiness reviews and verify transition inputs
  • Define operational processes and procedures, Operational Readiness Plan and data assessments
  • Identify requirements; incorporate, integrate and tests requirements; provide status of requirements
  • Provide project oversight, continual assessments and recommendations to address dependencies and risk management
  • Normalize, categorize and trace requirements.


  • TS/SCI cleared with CI polygraph
  • 10 - 15 years of experience as a Systems Engineer
  • Hands' on experience with RDBMS (Oracle geospatial, Postgres/PostGIS and or SQL Server) and NoSQL such has (Elasticsearch or MongoDB)
  • Bachelor's degree or 6 -11 years of Systems Engineering experience with a Master's degree
  • Minimum of 3 years within the Intelligence Community
  • Agile software development expertise
  • Degree will be in a discipline relevant to the performance of the position
  • Excellent customer engagement skills
  • Familiarity with ICD 503
  • Experience working at the enterprise level

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