Data Engineer, Associate - 36635 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/9/2021

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    Hanover, MD
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Job Description

Alion is currently seeking a Data Engineer, Associate. The ideal candidate believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions 

In this position, you will:

  • Significantly contribute to the development of custom data pipelines and integration of capabilities into a scalable cloud based production platform.
  • Design and implement core architecture and capabilities for data management and processing from prototype to operational applications.
  • Apply experience working within an Agile software development life cycle, including sprint planning, sprints, sprint review, etc


Required Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or similar. 
  • 0- 2 years of experience with an emphasis on creating and integrating data pipelines.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Experience in streaming and/or batch analytics (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, MapReduce, Hadoop)
  • Experience in distributed databases, SQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch)
  • Experience in designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience in RESTful web services
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Have a solid understanding of Linux systems, hosts, networks, security, applications and proficiency in shell scripting (Shell/Bash, JavaScript, Python).
  • Strong analytic skills with the ability to analyze complex data 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with mongodb and other noSQl databases, to include graph databases.
  • Experience with AWS and their services is highly desired (e.g. Lambda, Kinesis, DynamoDB, RDS, AES).
  • Knowledge of machine learning toolsets: Tensorflow, Keras, Caffe2, Apache MXNet.
  • Data parsing/transforming techniques to include JSON, XML, CSV formats.
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.)

Employee Benefits:  Alion is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees and we hope you find this information useful in making your decision to join our Alion Team.  Available benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, flexible and health savings accounts, short- and long-term disability coverage, life and accident insurance, 401(k) and employee assistance program.  We provide a variety of leave programs including holidays (scheduled and floating), paid time off, parental leave, military leave, bereavement, jury as well state/federal mandated leave.  Alion provides access to education assistance and student loan repayment program, as well as convenient payroll deduction programs to include legal, home, auto and pet insurance.

Security Clearance: None

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