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Senior Cloud Software Engineer

Senior Cloud Software Engineer
Position Location: Annapolis Junction MD
Job Code: 1299
Number of Openings: 2

Senior Cloud Software Engineer 



Candidate will contribute to a Software Design and Development team that will engineer, configure, performance tune, efficiently diagnose, and repair issues with all aspects of the Event Warehouse (EWH) and Content Warehouse (CWH) large scale computer clusters. 

The position  will encompass joining a team of system and software engineers responsible for service products and systems affiliated with both the Content Warehouse, aka MDR-1 and Event Warehouse aka MDR-2. Efforts include Transitioning and Decommissioning legacy system capabilities into the modernized Data Warehouse Platform architecture and improving and maintaining current systems. 

Close coordination with NSA’s Research Directorate R65 and other AMOD contracts.


Basic Qualifications: 


Required – Hadoop/Cloud Developer Certification.

Shal l have at least eight (8) years experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.

Shall have demonstrated experience working with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table, etc.

Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.

Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS).

Shall have demonstrated work experience with serialization such as JSON and/or BSON.

Shall have demonstrated work experience in the requirements analysis and design of at least one Object Oriented system.

Shall have demonstrated work experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products.

Shall have at least three (3) years experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.

Shall have demonstrated technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of software development project.

Experience developing and deploying: data driven analytics; event driven analytics; sets of analytics orchestrated through rules engines.

In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated work experience in at least four (4) of the desired characteristics.

Shall have at least six (6) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++.

Shall have demonstrated work experience developing Restful services.

Shall have at least five (5) years experience developing software for Windows (2000, 2003, XP, VISTA) or UNIX/Linux (Redhat versions 3-5) operating systems.

Preferred Qualifications: 

 Experience developing and deploying: analytics that include foreign language processing; analytic processes that incorporate/integrate multi-media technologies, including speech, text, image and video exploitation; analytics that function on massive data sets, for example more than a billion rows or larger than 10 Petabytes; analytics that employ semantic relationships (i.e., inference engines) between structured and unstructured data sets; analytics that identify latent patterns between elements of massive data sets, for example more than a billion rows or larger than 10 Petabytes; analytics that employ techniques commonly associated with Artificial Intelligence, for example genetic algorithms.•    

Desired – Experience designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms.

 Experience with taxonomy construction for analytic disciplines, knowledge areas and skills.

 Experience developing and deploying analytics that discover and exploit social networks.

 Experience documenting ontologies, data models, schemas, formats, data element dictionaries, software application program interfaces and other technical specifications. 

Experience developing and deploying analytics within a heterogeneous schema environment.

Experience with linguistics (grammar, morphology, concepts).

Understanding of Big-Data Cloud Scalability (Amazon, Google, Facebook).  


TS/SCI with Poly

US Citizenship is required.



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