Data Engineer - 31742 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description

Alion is looking for a talented Data Engineer to support the acquisition of mission critical and mission support data sets. The preferred candidate will have a background in supporting cyber and/or network related missions within the military spaces, as either an analyst, engineer, architect, or developer. The ideal candidate will have worked with big data systems, complex structured and unstructured data sets, and have supported government data acquisition, analysis, and/or sharing efforts in the past. To excel in the position, the candidate shall have a strong attention to detail, be able to understand technical complexities, and have the willingness to learn and adapt to the situation. The candidate will work both independently and as part of a large team to accomplish client objectives. The candidate will regularly brief senior leadership on progress related to the objectives.

Required Skills:

•B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, or equivalent fields

•5+ years of professional experience, minimum of which 3 years were in a Government/ Military/ Contractor role

•Demonstrated experience in writing data query, normalization and transportation software tools.

•Proficient understanding and usage of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

•Strong written and oral communication skills

•Strong critical thinking skills

•Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner to diverse audience

Desired Skills:

•Prior Experience supporting cyber and/or network security operations within a large enterprise, as either an analyst, engineer, architect, or developer.

•Prior interaction/ experience with U.S. Cyber Command is a plus.

Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance up to TS. 


Security Clearance: None

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