• Lead Data Modeler

    Job Location USA-Washington
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-32814
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable with Polygraph within 24 months
    Category
    Cyber
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     


    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    Candidates must have at least 8 years of data modeling experience and 2 plus years of experience with SAS, SPSS, R, or similar data programming language/environment.  At least 2 years’ experience in a lead/management role. 

    • Experience with NoSQL databases such as HBase, MongoDB, Neo4J, etc.
    • Experience with or knowledge of distributed environments such as HDFS/Hadoop, Cloudera stack-Impala, Sqoop, Spark, etc.
    • Experience with or knowledge of Mathematical and Statistical Decision Support Models

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Candidate must be able to obtain the Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

     

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an upcoming opening for a Lead Data Modeler.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

     

    The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to design, develop and manage a variety of equipment and systems solutions for GDMS and its clients. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Data Modeler will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  

     

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
    Data Modelers conduct or participate in the research, design and development of systems software, software applications and/or tools for new programs and subprograms. Responsibilities also include enhancements, modifications and corrections to existing software. In addition, these employees are responsible for coding, testing, integrating and documenting software solutions.

     

    • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects as a technical lead with little or no direction, frequently provides direction and leadership to technical teams and determines methods and procedures
    • Excellent ability to handle significant responsibility, leadership and accountability while executing very complex assignments
    • Excellent ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
    • Advocate and champion at interpreting, defining and applying company policies and procedures to resolve very complex issues
    • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
    • Assist in the design and development of processes to extract data from existing databases and merge with new additional data to load into Big Data platforms
    • Make stored Big Data available in a timely and efficient manner
    • Assist in testing of decision support visualizations
    • Assist in the amelioration of data quality issues
    • Assist in the design, development, testing, and validation of statistical, mathematical, and simulation models
    • Apply agile software development methodologies such as Scrum in the performance of tasks
    • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
    • Excellent awareness of business objectives and Engineering’s role in achieving

    A seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience and possessing an excellent understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways
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    PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

    Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or a related technical field



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    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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