About the Mission You Will Join:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (IS) administers the nation’s lawful immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values. The Data and Business Intelligence Section (DBIS) is a program under the Systems Development Division (SDD), Office of Information Technology (OIT), Management Directorate. To support the above mission of IS, the agency needs to have complete oversight of all aspects of its operations, which is mainly supported by the DBIS program through the implementation of operational and analytical reports and data sharing via several Information Technology (IT) systems. The mission of DBIS is two-fold:
This important program is expected to lead the development of new and the enhancement of existing capabilities in advanced analytics and reporting of IS data as well as the brokering of data for information technology systems and applications. The development scope of the program involves transforming agency-wide analytical capabilities and enhancing the agency’s ability to use its large data pool for decision-making, operational improvement and predictive analytics.
Your Impact to the Mission:
VMD is seeking an Infrastructure Lead to provide expert technical leadership to manage, monitor, and ensure the highest level of availability of all operational systems and infrastructure within DBIS. The overarching scope of this contract is to provide the design, architecture, configuration, development, and maintenance of the existing technological solution and enhancement of the analytical capabilities of IS by evolving the legacy environment with 21st century technologies, such as data visualization, no- SQL (Structured Query Language) querying, data analytics for decision-making, big data analytics, open source tools, data science and AI/ML. As the Infrastructure Lead, you will be responsible for:
Experience Needed to Be Successful:
Key environmental elements include:
Informatica: (Extract, Load and Transfer)
Oracle OBIEE 22.214.171.124.0: (Enterprise Application) SAS® Enterprise, Version 9.4: (Enterprise Application)
Tableau Server 2019.2.0 64-bit Linux: (Enterprise Application) Databricks 3.20: (Unified Data Analytics Platform)
Amazon Web Services: (Cloud Platform)
Code Base: Oracle 12C and 19C, PostgressSQL, Databricks Scala, Informatica PowerCenter, PL/SQL, SAS and AWS S3, EC2, RDS OS: RHEL 7/8, CentOS 7, Windows 2k2, Windows 2k6, Windows 2k9
Desired Qualifications and Skills:
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
Can Additional Years of Experience Substitute for Degree? No
Required Certification(s): One of: Amazon Web Services, Apache Spark, Big Data, Databricks, Informatica, Oracle Minimum Years of Overall Experience: 7
Minimum Years of Specific Experience in Field: 5
Minimum Clearance to Start: Public Trust
Work Status Allowable:
The Type of Person That Will Excel:
Travel and Telecommuting:
Telecommute Options: No
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