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Data Engineer with ETL, Pyspark and Python

Job ID: 2401597
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2024
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking experienced, results-oriented, mission-driven Data Engineers with a specialized focus to perform data model design, data formatting, and ETL development optimized for efficient storage, access, and computation in support of National Security objectives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor, update, and troubleshoot existing applications. 

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to design solutions and understand data requirements.

  • Create new mappings and/or modify existing mappings.

  • The ideal candidate will have a passion assessing datasets and solid understanding and experience with developing, automating, and enhancing all parts of the data pipeline to include ingestion, processing, storage, and exposing data for consumption. 

  • The Data Engineer also coordinates data tests for quality and also focuses on improving inefficient tooling and adopting new trans-formative technologies, while maintaining operational continuity.  



  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Clearance is required to be considered

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering (additional years of experience can be substituted for degree)

  • 10+ years of overall professional experience with Bachelors Degree, 5+ years and/or Masters Degree,

  • 3+ years of hands-on Development experience using Python to ETL data

  • 3+ years' experience using and ingesting data into SQL and NoSQL database systems 

  • Experience programming in Apache Spark, PySpark, Java

  • ETL experience, to include formats such as XML, JSON, CSV, and YML and normalizing data and high-volume data ingestion.


  • Experience using software repository such as GIT

  • Experience with error and event handling

  • Experience with Databricks

  • Familiarity with building containerized services (e.g. via Docker) 

  • Experience developing and maintaining data processing flows.  

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies and Kanban Framework 

  • Experience with utilizing relational databases including the use of MySQL and/ or Oracle for designing database schemas

  • Experience with Linux, REST services, and HTTP

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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