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General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Data Engineer in Falls Church, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Public Trust

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology is the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. At General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

GDIT is looking for a reliable, highly motivated and results-oriented Data Engineer/Data Scientist. Do you have experience with technologies such as Elastic Search, Zeppelin, Cloudera, Kibana, Nifi, Kafka, Airflow, HDFS, HBASE, Amazon Web Service, Postgres, MySQL, GPU based computing, Data Bricks then we would like to hear from you. We are leading a cutting edge data driven project, integrating the latest technologies at the FAA. You will be working along side very bright professionals who assess, design and build custom solutions for the agency. If you are a Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Hadoop Admin, Hadoop Developer, Cloudera developer - we are looking for you!

If you have experience with any of the technologies below, we encourage that you apply.

Basic qualifications:

  • 1-5 years of experience coding using Java, Scala, Python, or R

  • 1-5 years of experience working with Data Lakes, Big Data Platforms hosted on AWS

  • 1-5 years of experience working with modern databases, MYSQL, PostgreSQL, RDS

  • Hands on experience with Big Data Platforms: Cloudera, Horton Works, Hadoop, Data Bricks, Data Robot

  • Familiar with Big Data architecture and solutions

  • Familiar with Data Ingestion Architecutre

  • Experience with Kinetica, GPU based computing

  • Able to learn technical concepts quickly and communicate effectively

  • 5-10 years of experience is required

  • US Citizen

  • Subject to Public Trust Suitability

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Falls Church

Additional Work Locations:

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Join our 35,000 everyday heroes.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.