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Data Engineer Senior

Job ID: 2311705
Location: REMOTE WORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 26, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated IT professionals who will sustain, modernize and transform the enterprise IT capabilities for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA).  The National Security & Space Sector of SAIC is seeking a Database Engr Principal to support a transformational infrastructure program for DCSA. 

SAIC is proud to be supporting DCSA in safeguarding our nation’s information. DCSA is the designated oversight authority on the accreditation of classified facilities, information systems, and the insider threat program. This involves security oversight of more than 10,000 companies and approximately 13,000 facilities involved in classified work throughout the DoD and 31 Federal agencies. 

Specifically on the DCSA One IT program, SAIC will provide an enterprise IT solution that delivers highly secured and adaptable IT infrastructure, provides customer support, and cutting-edge technologies that support operations and advance the DCSA mission under a single IT environment (i.e., One IT). 

Job Description:

Provides engineering support to the development of data interfaces for the transfer of data between NISS and other existing systems. Defines data management aspects of the solution to include the approach, architecture, analysis, technologies, design, development, and execution. Plans and executes data extractions, transformation and loading, data warehousing, data analysis, design of complex queries, and data visualization activities. Identifies capabilities required to extract data and direct flow, as well as identifies data destinations and staging locations. Applies frequent scripting language and builds scalable and reliable data pipelines to support data ingestions (batch / streaming) and transformation from multiple data sources. Supports data normalization and labeling of data. Requests prioritization of data sets through collaboration with the program cloud services and data team. Collects and tracks requirements tied to specific data sets and determines capacity requirements for data sets. Maintains data dictionaries for each data set. Coordinates and manages metadata/tagging of resources for enterprise discovery and sharing and provides updates to the program data management portal. Develops Operational Requirements documents and use cases. Creates low-level design artifacts, including architecture diagrams and mappings. Must have several years of experience with MySQL and preferred to have INNODB and MYISAM database experience. The team is executing agile software development using JIRA and confluence for tracking.

***Must be in N. VA or MD area***



·      BA/BS

·      5 to 8 years of experience

·      Recent MySQL and Linux experience

·      Active DOD Secret clearance

·      IAT II compliance

Desired Qualifications

·      MA/MS with 3 to 6 years of experience

·      TS/SCI


Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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