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CACI International Data Engineer in Chantilly, Virginia

Data Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Local

Come join our Ever Vigilant CACI team for a new and rewarding career to be part of an innovative cloud-based IT product to apply cutting edge virtual technologies to create and evolve highly visible data analytics platform solutions to support a government agency with their IT Portfolio and Cloud Computing.

The CACI Team is seeking a highly motivated mid-level Data Engineer who will support the administration and daily operations of our Databricks platform. You’ll work closely with delivery teams to understand their customer’s questions and needs, and then help ensure solutions are designed and developed to meet clients’ functional and technical requirements. This role is critical to the customer by providing a full-code centralized workspace for users to explore data and build analytical projects, tools, and models.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Someone experienced with Metadata Exchange Tools (MDX) with a focus on Databricks or like tool.

  • Someone with a solid background developing solutions for high volume, low latency applications and can operate in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment.

  • A candidate with distributed computer understanding and experience with SQL, Spark, ETL.

  • A person who appreciates the opportunity to be independent, creative and challenged.

  • An individual with a curious mind, passionate about solving problems quickly and bringing innovative ideas to the table.

  • BA or BS Degree or higher in related area

  • Secret Clearance or higher

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2+ years of hands-on administration experience, from setting up the Databricks environment to successfully administering it (AWS preferred)

  • Experience as the Databricks account owner, managing workspaces, AWS accounts, audit logs, and high-level usage monitoring

  • Experience as Databricks workspace admin, managing workspace users and groups including single sign-on, provisioning, access control, and workspace storage.

  • Experience managing S3 access across a large user base

  • Experience managing cluster and jobs configuration options

  • Experience with Databricks security and privacy setup

  • Experience troubleshooting end user and platform-level issues

  • Experience delivering client presentations and demos

  • Experience optimizing usage for performance and cost preferred

  • Ability to multitask and reprioritize tasking on the fly according to the needs of a growing platform and its stakeholders

  • Strong coding skills in SQL and Python (PySpark) with experience optimizing code

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Qlik dashboarding and development functions

  • Experience with facilitating BI tool training

  • Experience in using DoD Data Management to manipulate and integrate databases with SQL, SAS, or other languages

  • Knowledge of Big Data systems, including Hadoop, HDFS, Hive, or Cloudera

  • Able to discern stakeholder needs, effectively communicate development plans, and track progress milestones

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Excellent critical thinking skills to assess numbers, trends, and data to reach new conclusions based on findings

  • Excellent quantitative skills, including statistical analysis, process design, and data management

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.