Systems Engineer (Hybrid) - 17250

Date: Apr 15, 2024

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 

We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
Why Enlighten?
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer (Sr. SE) that can lead the overall DevSecOps process for a mission-critical big data system. The Sr. SE will collaborate with the Program Manager and engage customers on a daily basis to support the execution and delivery of mission-critical big data system operations, capabilities, and data acquisition. The preferred candidate will have a background in supporting user activity monitoring, insider threat, cyber and/or network related missions within the military spaces, as either a developer, analyst or engineer. Will have experience interacting with all levels within customer spaces discussing software engineering and DevOps objectives, delivery, and meeting user requests. Work is hybrid with some on-site customer support in Ft. Belvoir, VA.



Essential Job Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will have worked with big data systems, complex structured and unstructured data sets, and have supported government data acquisition, analysis, and/or sharing efforts in the past. 
  • To excel in the position, the candidate shall have a strong attention to detail, be able to understand technical complexities, and have the willingness to learn and adapt to the situation. 
  • The candidate will work both independently and as part of a large team to accomplish client objectives. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance - Must have a current TS/SCI level security clearance and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • 9 years experience as a developer, analyst, or engineer with a Bachelors in related field; OR 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; OR High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Proficiency with linux operating systems and open source software such as PostgreSQL, Nginx, Hadoop, Kubernetes
  • Understanding of acquisition of network data and the associated metadata.
  • Fluency with data extraction, translation, and loading including data prep and labeling to enable data analytics.
  • Experience with Kibana and Elasticsearch.
  • Familiarity with various log formats such as JSON, XML, and others.
  • Experience with data flow, management, and storage solutions (i.e. Kafka, NiFi, and AWS S3 and SQS solutions).
  • Ability to decompose technical problems and troubleshoot system and dataflow issues.
  • Prior experience leading others and interacting with customers.
  • Must be able to work hybrid with some on-site customer support in Ft. Belvoir, VA. On-site about 2 days a week on average.

Preferred Requirements

  • DoD 8140 / 8570 compliance certifications may be required in this position as directed by the customer.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python and Java.
  • Experience with NOSQL databases such as Accumulo desired
  • Prior Experience supporting cyber and/or network security operations within a large enterprise, as either an analyst, engineer, architect, or developer.

We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at []. 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions.