Data Engineer

Herndon, Virginia

Join our team dedicated to developing and executing innovative solutions in support of customer mission success. Novetta is committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive workplace culture, embracing our differences and perspectives to build a stronger, more successful company.

Job Description:

Novetta is looking for a proven Data Engineer or Computer Scientist to join our entity analytics team. You will work on complex projects involving data analysis, software engineering, and deploying solutions in a cloud computing environment. The team combines data from disparate sources to visualize the complex relationships between entities. This effort involves large scale data integration and entity resolution leveraging a best-in-class Novetta product. We are looking for a flexible problem solver with technical experience to join a team providing unique solutions for our customers and stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze, understand, and process large amounts of data.
  • Deploy applications on a large-scale data processing cluster using AWS technologies.
  • Design and implement entity correlation strategies that are tailored to mission needs and unique data qualities.
  • Develop algorithms and visualization tools to help stakeholders understand their data and prioritize new data sources.
  • Develop and integrate applications to automate ingestion, processing, and monitoring of data. 
  • Develop and maintain tools to support operations and maintenance of production and development computing clusters.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience; or a Master’s degree in computer science or related field and a minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • 3+ years' experience in software development/engineering including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing and problem diagnosis/resolution.
  • 3+ years' experience in software development experience on Linux-based systems in Python or shell scripting or JavaScript.
  • 3+ years' experience developing against full-featured REST APIs and using a command line interface

Desired Skills:

  • Software development experience with JavaScript, Python, Java, or other modern programming languages.
  • Hands-on experience with Apache Spark.
  • Experience working with Databricks.
  • Interest in statistical analysis, machine learning, or data science.
  • Experience with entity resolution products or a background in data matching theory and technologies.
  • Experience developing applications in AWS.

Security Clearance:

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph required.

Novetta, from complexity to clarity.

Novetta delivers highly scalable advanced analytics and secure technology solutions to address challenges of national and global significance. Focused on mission success, Novetta pioneers disruptive technologies in machine learning, data analytics, full-spectrum cyber, cloud engineering, open source analytics, and multi-INT fusion for Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Law Enforcement customers. Novetta is headquartered in McLean, VA with over 1,300 employees across the U.S. 

Our culture is shaped by a commitment to our core values:

Integrity • We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of integrity and ethics.

Customer Success • We strive daily to exceed expectations and achieve customer mission success.

Employee Focus • We invest in our employees’ professional development and training, respecting individuality, and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Innovation • We know that discovering new and innovative ways to solve problems is critical to our success and makes us a great company.

Excellence in Execution • We take pride in flawless execution as we build a company that is best in class.

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Novetta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The health and safety of our employees is a priority for Novetta.

Please be aware that Novetta requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Novetta will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

Job perks/benefits: Flex hours Salary bonus
Job region(s): North America
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