Junior Platform Data Engineer

Plus3 IT Systems

Location: Reston VA., Alexandria VA, Or Washington D.C. Client site (some remote work)

Start Date: Immediately

Who YOU are:

As a future Platform Engineer at Plus3 IT Systems, you:

  • Are passionate about working on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule
  • Aren’t satisfied with status quo, and regularly look for creative ways to solve problems and help your team meet commitments
  • Are insatiably curious – you ask why, you explore, and you’re not afraid to blurt out your crazy idea
  • Love learning new technologies and sharing them with your team
  • Have a keen interest in using any and all appropriate tools, especially Cloud-based and Open Sourced, to solve the problem at hand
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills, due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering teams to solve complex business problems together
  • Use your experience and leadership skills to motive your teammates to deliver high quality results in a fast-paced work environment

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work within a team of like-minded professionals to plan and deploy critical business and mission data services, frameworks, and databases in a production environment
  • Design and implement appropriate environments for complex structured and unstructured data sets, engineer suitable data life cycle management procedures and provide production support
  • Design and develop automation workflows, and ingest of data within the overall ETL data life cycle.

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree preferred from an accredited institute in computer science, math or engineering with 4 years experience, or a bachelor’s degree and 6 years experience, or 8 years of specialized experience
  • Minimum 5 years working enterprise solutions and enterprise architecture
  • TS/SCI Clearance with ability to obtain a CI poly
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) (Desired)
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect (Desired)

Desired Technical Skills and Competencies:

  • Unix scripting (Ruby, Perl, Python, shell)
  • Tools and products – Salt, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Git, Artifactory, Docker, Openshift, Mesosphere, Pivotal, MongoDB, Accumulo, AWS Redshift, PostgreSQL
  • Produce clear and concise documents and diagrams capturing data flows and data architecture using MS Visio, MS Project, MS Excel and MS Word.

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