• Location: McLean
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2195

Title: Senior Data Engineer

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *

Location: McLean, VA

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph, obtainable within a reasonable time

The Senior Data Engineer will support complex scalable data platforms that provide business intelligence, analytics and data products to the mission. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proactively maintain and develop Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service
  • Engineer systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Employ best practices on managing systems and services across all environments
  • Fault finding, analysis and of logging information for reporting of performance exceptions
  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches on servers and workstations
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment
  • Collaborate with team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Ability to build and optimize Linux servers
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions
  • Excellent analytic skills associated with troubleshoot Linux systems
  • Experience performing configuration management (e.g., package installation, starting of services, installing scripts or config files)
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code
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