Data Acquisition ETL Engineer (TS/SCI)

  • Reston, VA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

Company Description

At RED GATE we do everything we can to serve our clients:
Using the right technical skills, unique methodologies, best practices, and integrated technology, we help clients implement bold solutions. New approaches to emerging and evolving threats. Non-traditional ways to overcome entrenched obstacles. Advantage through opportunity. If you have a serious challenge or problem, we can help you solve it.  The below job description provides details on how this role will help to serve our clients.

Job Description

Serve as a data acquisition engineer performing Extract Transform Load (ETL) requiring an individual who is hard-charging, self-starting, and a problem solver; able to work through complex problems with great attention to detail. The individual will be part of a team created to develop workflows to acquire data, analyze, manage, maintain, and evaluate state-of-the-art extraction, transforming, and loading (ETL) capabilities to maintain a timely data corpus. Determine data ingest quality issues and propose recommendations for their elimination. Assist with the formulation of data ingest processes. Provide subject matter support to provision information technology and ETL.

Serve as a data acquisition engineer performing Extract Transform Load (ETL) and work through complex problems with great attention to detail.  Perform as a part of a team created to develop workflows to acquire data, analyze, manage, maintain, and evaluate state-of-the-art extraction, transforming, and loading capabilities to maintain a timely data corpus.  Determine data ingest quality issues and propose recommendations for their elimination.  Assist with the formulation of data ingest processes.  Provide subject matter support to provision IT and ETL.

 

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience with Java
  • 1+ years of experience with a streaming data framework, including Apache Kafka
  • 1+ years of experience with web-based architecture, including HTML and JavaScript
  • 1+ years of experience with ETL development and processes from diverse data sources
  • 1+ years of experience with the development, maintenance, and enhancement of data mappings, work-flows, and processes
  • 1+ years of experience in working with Relational Databases
  • Experience with a variety of data feed types, including RSS, SOAP, and REST
  • Experience with data modeling concepts
  • TS/SCI clearance required
  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience with XML, and TXT transformations, including writing and applying XSLT to transform data
  • Experience with any of the following technologies: Apache Kafka, NiFi, Airflow, PostgreSQL, Pentaho Data Integration, Accumulo, Solr, Elastic Stack, Firefox, Chromium, or Kubernetes
  • Experience with DoD or IC clients
  • Experience as a database administrator
  • Experience with web scraping, including Document Object Model (DOM) exploration
  •  Knowledge of the Agile software development process, including Scrum and Kanban
  • Ability to map and document needed data elements in multiple databases to aggregate them under one schema
  • BA or BS degree preferred
  • Database Administration, ETL, or Business Intelligence-related Certifications preferred
  • ComptTIA Security+

Additional Information

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