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Senior Systems Engineer (Innovation) Secret Clearance in Oakton, VA at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 8/25/2020

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Job Description

As a Senior Systems Engineer (Innovation), you'll work with a team of talented engineers to help develop an overall data management strategy and a fully realized data architecture. This challenging and interesting position is a chance to participate in the development and operation of a state-of-the-art custom-built Big Data system and join a long-lived, stable program consisting of a team of exceptional high-quality individuals using defined Agile software principles and practices. Propose strategies to the client to enhance existing data warehousing capabilities that improve the ability to spot trends in data. Support the strategic planning and technology innovation. Work with the client to maintain the current architecture and develop road-maps to identify and define future strategies. Address gaps in business processes and technology stacks that negatively impact business operations and/or customer experience. Evaluate emerging technologies and apply best of breed technologies to the mission solutions delivery, in a manner consistent with the highest levels of industry best practices and quality assurance. Recommend and design the patterns and standards that will be followed to implement an end-to- end integrated systems/platforms/applications, while engaging in initiatives to improve operational effectiveness. Evaluate changes and/or enhancements to existing legacy systems / platforms / applications to determine the feasibility, benefits, costs, and risks. It's your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.

What you'll experience:

  • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • A Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience; Agile experience preferred
  • Proficient with software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Broad experience across the whole data management and database development domain (Database architecture, Data warehousing
  • Experience with data management tools and applications
  • Experience with Cloud computing, cost-benefit analysis, and Enterprise Architectures
  • Experience at applying technical standards (e.g., CMMI, ITIL, ISO 12207) and methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills

Ideally, you will also have experience with:

  • Very Large Databases (VLDB))
  • High performance parallel computing
  • Linux environments
  • DevSecOps and continuous integration and deployment tools and techniques
  • Automated testing
  • Creative problem solving
  • Working in an Agile environment

What sets you apart:

  • Exceptional communication skills with the capacity to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Aptitude to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively leads teams to the successful completion of major programs and projects
  • Ability to interact with project teams, managers and end users

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.