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Big Data Systems Design Engineer IRES - HSV

at Jacobs

Posted: 11/29/2019
Job Reference #: AER0003DY

Job Description

Description of Duties:

The Big Data SystemsDesign Engineer supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the IntegratedResearch and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. Thecandidate will:

  • Apply systems engineering best practices and designsolutions to meet customer requirements

  • Coordinate with other RBA Teams, Design Engineers, andDevelopers to plan, design, document, deploy,operate, and maintainthe Data AnalyticsPlatform

  • Assist Data Analytics Systems Administrators withmanaging and maintaining the DataAnalytics Platform

  • Be proficient with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)and WindowsOperating Systems

  • Be proficient with virtualization technologies,networking, databases, and object- orienteddevelopment

  • Be able to achieve a high level understanding of Big Data platforms
  • Be part of multi-functional Analytics Team of SystemsEngineers, Application Engineers,Database Engineers, Developers, Data Scientists, and Metrics Engineers

  • Serve as primary point for the design, deployment, andintegration of new COTS, GOTS, andcustom solutions

  • Brief detailed technical concepts and designs toCIO-level decision makers clearly and succinctly

  • Develop detailed documentation packages based on approveddesigns prior to deployment

  • Identify and break down complex requirements intoderivative tasks, identify dependencies and estimate labor required to complete tasks.

  • Configure standards based security mechanisms,including network-based access controls, encryption, authentication, and authorization

  • Follow established enterprise Change Management processes and procedures
  • Perform impacting-changes in scheduled maintenancewindows during non- business hours

  • Create and update existing DoDAF documentation tomaintain correct and accurateTechnical Baseline

This position can befilled at either Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO or Redstone Arsenal,Huntsville, AL

This position will beposted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at thattime, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected orthe position is closed.


Resumes, in month and year format, must be submittedwith application in order to be considered for the position.  The selected candidate will be assigned as anemployee for Jacobs or one of the following teammate companies: HX5, GCS, ERC,MEIT or Aerodyne.

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Basic Requirements:

Must have one of thefollowing combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 12years of general experience; Associate's degree and 10 years of generalexperience; Bachelor's degree and 8 years of general experience; Master'sdegree and 6 years of general experience.


  • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience maintaining anetwork/operational environment

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft operating systems

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Systems Design Engineering

  • Minimum of 3 years in a management and/or leadership role

  • Ability to work in a highly secure environment requiring a high degreeof engineering rigor

  • Ability to document technical implementations prior to installation and maintain during Operations and Maintenance

  • Demonstrated understanding of Active Directory infrastructure and GroupPolicy Objects

  • Demonstrated understanding of name resolution (DNS, WINS)

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance(or must be able to obtain)

  • Must have DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level IIcertification



Desired Requirements:

  • Experience with big data platforms of Hadoop, Elastic, and Kafka

  • Experience with big data technologies to include:

    • Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)

    • YARN, Zookeeper, Hive, Impala, Spark, Oozie, and Sentry

    • Logstash, Kibana, and Elasticsearch

  • Experience deploying Java-based COTS, GOTS, and custom solutions

  • Experience working with VMware virtualization platforms

  • Experience administering Microsoft SQL and MySQL databases

  • Experience with automation using Bash, Powershell, and Ansible scripting


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