Principal Big Data / ETL Engineer

Requisition ID: 20031404

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location IconLocation: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Polygraph
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies?  If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you.  As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide.  We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be.  As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.   Northrop Grumman is looking for a Principal Big Data / ETL Engineer to work in the Chantilly, Virginia area. Exciting areas of responsibilities will include:
  • Big Data Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) engineering and development
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Metadata tagging and link analysis 
  • Apply technical skills and experience in working with structured and unstructured data for ingest into a variety of applications.
  • Monitor data loads and fix errors during the load process and perform quality control on ingested data.
  • Write/edit and test macros, scripts, parsers, and small programs to process, load or analyze data, and perform configuration management before entering into production baseline.
  • Provide daily logs and statistics, and output from utility tools, as well as track and provide daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reports and statistics/metrics, and support COOP and emergency response activities.
  • Ability to work under general direction, and independently determines approaches and develops innovative solutions to improve efficiency and quality of data loads.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 year or related experience. Note: In lieu of a degree, an additional 5 years of related experience may be substituted
  • Experience working with structured and unstructured data
  • Experience with at least one programming language (Python preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with computer file management in Windows and UNIX/Linux environment
  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Technology, Data Engineering
  • Big Data or ETL experience
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Metadata tagging and link analysis
  • Experience with script and/or parser development to extract structured and unstructured data from files
  • Growing interest in natural language processing and machine learning
  • Experience in the Intelligence Community
  • Experience working in a Customer Facility
 Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.