Data Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Big data
Software development
Cloud computing
Systems engineering
Data Science
Work ethic
Health care
Data structure
Software design
Software deployment
Reliability engineering
Data engineering
Microsoft Excel
Attention to detail
Security clearance
Programming languages
Meta-data management
Data extraction
Data Analysis
Apache Kafka
Apache NiFi
Amazon Web Services
Amazon S3
Amazon SQS
Data flow
Data modeling
Regulatory Compliance
Apache Accumulo
Network security

Job Details

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

As a Data Engineer at Enlighten, you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful acquisition and management of mission-critical and mission support data sets. You will work closely with our team of experts to design and implement data solutions that meet the unique needs of our clients in the military space. Whether you have experience as a developer, analyst, or engineer, we want to hear from you. Your expertise in this area will be invaluable as we work to provide our clients with the highest quality data solutions possible. The successful candidate will have an understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design principles, as well as experience working with large and complex data sets. They will work closely with our engineers to build and optimize our data pipeline and analytics systems. As a hybrid role, this position will require some on-site work, but you will also have some flexibility to work remotely.

You will be part of a dynamic team of professionals who are passionate about their work and committed to delivering exceptional results. If you are a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is eager to take on new challenges, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
#LI-DS1 #Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain data models and schema designs that support our analytics needs.
  • Monitor and optimize the performance and scalability of our data infrastructure.
  • Participate in code reviews, testing, and deployment processes to ensure high-quality code and system reliability.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in data engineering and analytics.
  • 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 Secret level security clearance; U.S. Citizenship required.
  • 5+ years of experience as a developer, analyst, or engineer with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python and Java.
  • Proficiency with acquisition and understanding 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.
  • Strong experience with ETL, data modeling, and schema design.
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule with the local Enlighten team members.
  • DoD 8140 / 8570 compliance certification required.

Preferred Requirements

  • 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. HII Is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force.
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