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Cloud Data Engineer

Cloud | Remote | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

Applied Insight enhances the ability of federal government customers to preserve national security, deliver justice and serve the public with advanced technologies and quality analysis. We work closely with agencies and industry to overcome technical and cultural hurdles to innovation, empowering them with the latest end-to-end cloud infrastructure, big data and cyber capabilities. Our expertise in cross-domain and boundary solutions, network analytics, DevOps and low-to-high development is unique in our industry. We develop and deliver innovative products and applications that are deployed in highly sensitive customer environments and have broad applications for federal missions.

On joining the Applied Insight team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

A day in the life (just a few of the things you may do on any given day):

  • Accumulo Development: Design, implement, and maintain Accumulo-based solutions and databases according to project requirements.
  • Performance Optimization: Enhance and optimize the performance of Accumulo databases by fine-tuning configurations, improving data access patterns, and implementing best practices.
  • Data Modeling: Develop and maintain efficient data models within Accumulo for optimal data storage and retrieval.
  • Security Implementation: Implement robust security measures and access controls within Accumulo to safeguard sensitive data.
  • Integration: Collaborate with other teams to integrate Accumulo databases into various applications and systems.
  • Monitoring and Maintenance: Monitor Accumulo clusters, diagnose issues, and perform necessary maintenance tasks to ensure the system's health and reliability.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for Accumulo solutions, including design, implementation, and maintenance processes.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, architects, and system administrators, to ensure seamless integration of Accumulo within various projects.

You will excel in this role if you are:

  • Embracing Emerging Technology: You leverage an array of tools to manage data and ensure its organization, security, and availability.
  • Well-Rounded: You bring in-depth experience across multiple technologies including modern development tools, languages, frameworks, development/test/QA tools, cloud computing, serverless development, microservices, and automation.
  • Agile: Able to work as part of small team working together to develop solutions for both commercial and government customers.
  • Motivated: You want to continually learn new things and work with new technologies.
  • Flexible: You are able to work remotely and be part of a virtual team that primarily communicates via collaboration technologies.
  • Focused on Automation: Wherever possible, you look for ways to automate manual processes to increase efficiency, speed, and operability of tasks.

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • Proven experience in Accumulo development and administration.
  • Direct experience with or knowledge of DataWave.
  • Proficiency in Java programming language.
  • Strong understanding of distributed computing principles.
  • Experience in designing and optimizing Accumulo databases for performance and scalability.
  • Solid knowledge of security implementations within Accumulo, including access control mechanisms.
  • Familiarity with other big data technologies and frameworks (Hadoop, HBase, etc.).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Experience with agile software development.
  • BS in Accounting, Information Systems or other related field.
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret Federal Government clearance
  • Must successfully pass a background check and any additional customer background investigation requirements prior to employment

What we are desiring from you (i.e. the nice-to-have qualifications):

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform.
  • Experience with classified, air-gapped, or high-side AWS Regions.
  • Experience with serverless development methodologies, frameworks, and AWS Services (such as Lambda, DynamoDB, API Gateway, etc.).
  • Experience with CI/CD development tools such as Git, Jira, GitLab, Jenkins, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a keen sense of customer service.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Process-oriented with great documentation skills.

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career.
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open-door policy.

Applied Insight provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.