Data Engineer (TS/SCI) - #1686990

Red Gate Group


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Reston, VA
Contract type: Full time

At RED GATE we do everything we can to serve our clients:
Using the right technical skills, unique methodologies, best practices, and integrated technology, we help clients implement bold solutions. New approaches to emerging and evolving threats. Non-traditional ways to overcome entrenched obstacles. Advantage through opportunity. If you have a serious challenge or problem, we can help you solve it.  The below job description provides details on how this role will help to serve our clients.



The Red Gate Group is seeking a TS/SCI cleared Data Engineer to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) in Reston, VA.

You’ll work closely with your client to understand their questions and needs, and then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll mentor teammates and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help leadership make informed decisions. You’ll provide your customers with a deep understanding of their data, what it all means, and how they can use it. Join us as we use data science for good in building this capability.



Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in computer science, data science, or computational engineering
  • 5+ years of experience with working in major scripting languages, including Python, Java, R, or C++
  • 5+ years of experience with researching and developing operational concepts in artificial intelligence and machine learning, mathematical or statistical models, and data exploration, analysis, and synthesis.
  • 5+ years of experience with leveraging applied computer science and mathematics skills to develop advanced methods and techniques to store, transform, model, and present information.
  • 5+ years of experience with developing algorithms and computer processes that allow models, processes, and programs be applied in support of intelligence production.
  • Experience with evaluating algorithms and computer processes for risks, biases, and limitations that would distort analytic conclusions.
  • Experience with employing exploratory analysis and rapid iteration techniques of large volumes of data to quickly derive intelligence.
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or Statistics

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Big Data architecture platforms, including spark and Hadoop.
  • Experience with extracting information from disparate data sources and merging them together for analysis.
  • Experience with local compute clusters leveraging Dask
  • Experience with supporting the development of intelligence products from varied, multi-source, and large data sources.
  • Knowledge of containerized deployment, including Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift
  • Ability to learn new programming languages.
  • Master's degree


The Red Gate Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Red Gate Group, Ltd. considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. Know Your Rights

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