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CACI International Lead Systems Architect (Big Data) in Herndon, Virginia

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Next Century Corporation (a CACI company) is Driven by ‘Something Deeper’. We were founded in February 2002 in response to the events of September 11, 2001. Since inception, our goal has been to provide the solutions which have the power to save lives, promote freedom, and improve our world in exponential ways. Over the past ten years, our team has had the privilege to be part of the concept definition, architecture, and software development of a suite of tools that have revolutionized one of the IC agencies’ operations. We were part of the original team to start this effort. Today that team of 300+ (including our teammates) is still supporting a suite of highly integrated tools used by intel analysts around the world. Some tools have tens of thousands of unique users each month.

The above success and efforts are now being recreated with another of our IC customers. Once again, the Next Century team is helping to lead the early prototyping, architecture, and software development of new analogous apps to support this customer’s mission. Much trailblazing work needs to be done, including the development of standards (data tagging, etc.), compliance rules, and analyst-facing apps. In addition, machine learning and analytic platform development will be key.

Joining our team could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity giving you the opportunity to be part of reshaping the way our customers perform their mission. We will give you the opportunity to explore your talents and partake in life-long learning. Our team shares a passion for developing cutting-edge solutions that protect our nation. Our leadership team places emphasis on the importance of balancing work and life, reaching career goals, embracing trust, honesty, fairness within the workplace, and more.

More About This Position

We are looking for a Lead Systems Architect-Big Data to join our growing team.

You'll have the opportunity lead the development of a modern data lake and analytic platform for our customer. You will set the vision for how to ETL vast amounts of diverse data at scale. Then you'll architect a compelling analytic platform on top of the data lake to provide data scientists the ability to write, share, and publish analytic modules with each other. This is an amazing opportunity for the right person to take their career to the next level.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • An active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance is required to begin employment.

  • Typically requires a BS Degree and 7 years plus of directly related experience.

Required Skills:

  • Deep experience and understanding of one or more big data platforms like Hadoop, Casandra, DynamoDB, Redshift, ElasticSearch, and others.

  • Experience of one or more analytic engines typically used with large workloads like Apache Spark, Hive, Presto (AWS Athena) and others.

  • Knowledge of one or more streaming platforms like Apache Storm, Heron, Kafka, and others.

  • Experience with Docker or other container technologies.

  • Software development experience using Java, Javascript, Python, or other languages in an enterprise setting.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience using a broad range of AWS technologies (EC2, S3, ELB, IAM, Route 53, Lambda, CloudFormation, VPCs, SNS, SES, etc)

  • Experience with microservice-based architectures.

  • Expertise with Kubernetes or other orchestration tools (or a desire to learn them)

  • Software development experience using Java, Maven, and Spring.

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

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Job Location

US-Herndon-VA-VIRGINIA SUBURBAN

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. 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 proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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