175597 - Data Lead Architect - VA - C
Up to $76.40 DOE
7 months, CTH

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Data Lead Architect 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers. As part of the modernization program, the data lead architect will set and maintain the vision for all Data Engineering aspects of the Program and ensure that this vision is adequately addressed and implemented consistently across all Project teams and Program efforts.
Roles and Responsibilities:
o Provide technical leadership in the evaluation of existing data and analytics capabilities.
o Support the development of an overall data architecture for use across the ConsularOne framework.
o Support a large scale data analytics project team in developing technical architectures, standing up and deploying a new data science platform with data loads coming in from internal and external data sources.
o Develop overall system design in collaboration with operations team.
o Bring in hands-on experience to be able to use data science solutions, data acquisition processes and ETL.
o Design and define system architecture for new or existing complex computer systems.
o Determine systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security.
o Coordinate design of subsystems and integration of total system.
o Identify, analyze, and resolve program support deficiencies.
o Develop and recommend corrective actions as necessary.
o Assume a technical lead role for data architecture within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) based team structure and work closely with counterparts within the customer organization.
o Establish system information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems.
Prefer local candidates for Face to Face Interviews.

Bachelor's degree in STEM and at least 9 years' relevant experience.
Experience in systems implementation and Big Data Technologies.
Agile development experience implementing systems and Data Analytics projects.
Experience leading several development and operational Business Intelligence and Data Analytics projects that requires complex data governance and access control challenges.
Hands-on experience leading the development of data architectures for large scale systems.
Ability to provide expertise in design and implementation of data critical applications.
Experience using open source tools for scalable processing such as Apache NiFi, languages such as R, Python, Scala, open source data management platforms such as Spark and Hadoop.
Experience in cloud based environments including deploying solutions on public/hybrid clouds.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience using SAP HANA.
Implementation and productization of predictive risk models developed using R and Python.
Hands on experience in implementing predictive analytics solutions using industry known data science and machine learning platforms.

Bachelor's degree in STEM is required.

5/40 workweek

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Max Cameron
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x242 or (800) 927-9318 x242

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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