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CEWRD - Big Data Engineer, Principal: Content Warehouse Accumulo and Emissary (Job Number:429582)


SAIC has an opening for a Big Data Engineer, Principal: Content Warehouse Accumulo and Emissary who will support the enhancement and support of software components that make up the foundational framework for a government client's Content Data Warehouse (CWH) and the Event Data Warehouse (EWH). The CWH and EWH software components include: Apache Accumulo, DATAWAVE, COPILOT, Timely, Apache Fluo, through optimization, automation, integration, scaling out, refinement, and customer engagement.

Duties and responsibilities:

The Big Data Engineer is responsible for leading teams of engineers in support of Content and Event Warehouse Research and Development (CEWRD) system development, improvement, and expansion.



- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely-related discipline and nine (9) years or more experience of progressively responsible experience in software development, software engineering, data warehousing, Big Data analytics, or data visualization. An additional five (5) years' programming experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

- Or, a Master's degree and seven (7) years or more experience;
- Or, a PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience
- 9 years or more of experience in a technical environment.
- Within the last eight (8) years, a minimum of five (5) years' experience deploying, managing, and troubleshooting system issues with one or more of the following: Apache Hadoop, Cloudera Distribution of Hadoop (CDH), and/or Hortonworks Hadoop Distribution (HDP).
- Within the last eight (8) years, a minimum of five (5) years' experience developing applications for and working with Apache Accumulo.
- Within the last five (5) years, a minimum of two (2) years' experience developing software within a Linux environment.
- Within the last five (5) years, a minimum of two (2) years' experience programming with Java and deploying applications developed with Java.
- Demonstrated understanding of distributed data structures and probabilistic data structures, to include the development and implementation of algorithms within and for the same.


- Candidate required to currently possess a TS/SCI with Poly
- Citizenship: U.S. citizenship required


- Demonstrated experience monitoring, tuning, and diagnosing problems in Accumulo to support the CWH production environment.
- Demonstrated experience with contributing and integrating features into Apache Accumulo as a committer to the Apache Accumulo codebase.
- Demonstrated expert knowledge of the Emissary architecture and implementation to include adding support for RESTful web services.
- Demonstrated experience with monitoring, debugging, and resolving data problems with the COPILOT running in the CWH production environment.

- Minimal travel required for this position
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 1, 2017, 4:45:32 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-COLUMBIA
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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