Leidos Big Data Architect in RESTON, Virginia
Leidos is seeking a Big Data Architect to join our Corporate Computer Information Systems Group.
This position can be supported as 100% telecommute.
In this role, you will work closely with Director of Cyber Transformation to shape and implement the architecture for a cyber streaming data analysis platform. You will bring your experience running ELK and Hadoop cluster architectures to build a resilient, flexible and stable system. You will get to work together with best-in-industry engineers and data scientists to turn data into knowledge. You will also lead the team’s day-to-day working activities, and be responsible for deliveries of key milestones.
Shape and implement big data architectures
Build high-efficiency, real-time data pipelines for ingest and processing
Ensure the architecture supports all functional and non-functional requirements
Create briefings for the team and for executive leadership
Serve as a valuable technical resource for lines of business
BS Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related STEM major, plus 8 years of relevant experience in software architecture, preferably in data-centric systems.
Curiosity: you ask why, you explore, you are familiar with latest and greatest open source tools, and always fascinated by what’s possible and what could be better.
Ability to build and maintain resilient, interface-oriented architectures
– Demonstrated experience in defining and implementing such architectures
Experience developing architectures with multiple big data technologies (such as Elastic Search stack (ELK), Hadoop, HBase, Mongo, NiFi and Kafka); solid understanding of tradeoffs of each and of when they are appropriate to use.
Experience with REST APIs, Java and Python (or another, similar, interpreted language)
A firm understanding of leading modern development approaches (serverless, containerization, cloud, continuous delivery, micro-services, event based applications)
Experience working in a Linux environment such as Red Hat, CentOS or Ubuntu
Ability to design, develop, and maintain applications within the cloud environment
Familiarity with Machine Learning and Artifical Intelligence Approaches
Familiarity with Data Analysis or Statistics, and some data wrangling (programmatically extracting databases, transforming data, modeling it in readable form, etc
Experience with Graph Databases a plus
Hands-on experience with running, configuring and balancing ElasticSearch clusters (Full Lambda architecture cluster experience a plus)
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.