Cloud Data Analytics Engineer - 26458 in Fairfax, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description


Cloud Data Analytics Engineer

Under general supervision as a Cloud Data Analytics Engineer, you will work directly with strategic customers on critical government projects to help them transform to a 21st century cloud environment. You will understand and support a wide range of data analytics and machine learning applications that support emerging government needs. You will provide management, consulting and technical expertise to customer engagements while working with government customer and key technical leaders to deploy solutions via the AWS Cloud platform.


  • Work with government Program Managers and technical stakeholders to translate complex customer requirements into recommendations for appropriate solution architectures.

  • Participate in technical design discussions with government leaders in support of the implementation of the government’s IT roadmap.

  • Manage successful migrations of applications to the government’s chosen cloud solution.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in a technical or engineering field or equivalent practical experience.

  • 8 to 10 years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: machine learning, recommendation systems, natural language processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, or artificial intelligence.

  • Experience with one or more programming languages including but not limited to: python, Java, or C/C++

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate or equivalent experience

  • TS/SCI eligible

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

  • Experience leading teams in Agile development

  • Experience with Continuous Integration

  • Experience with a statistical programming language like R and applied machine learning techniques (i.e. dimensionality reduction strategies, classification, and natural language processing frameworks).

  • Experience designing and deploying with one or more the following technologies: Tensor Flow, Spark ML, CNTK, Torch, Caffe

  • Systems design experience with ability to architect and explain data analytics pipelines and data flows.

  • Strong cross-functional project management, communication, and stakeholder management skills. Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills with a technical focus.

  • Ability to translate business requirements into technology solutions through whitepapers and contract proposals.



Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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