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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Data Management Analyst in Chantilly, Virginia

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Sr. Principal Data Management Analyst to work in the Chantilly, Virginia area . Area of responsibility will include:

  • Big data engineering and management

  • Management of Big Data through various feeds

  • Data workflow automation engineering

The Sr. Principal Data Management Analystwill engineer, implement, test, debug, and monitor data flows to ensure the continuous distribution of data from sources to destinations in an efficient and timely manner. This may require:

  • Writing /editing and testing scripts, parsers, and small programs to process, load or analyze data.

  • Help gather metrics and contribute status as required by the customer and management.

  • Interface with customers electronically, on the phone and in person to ensure data flows meet their needs.

  • Perform data flow implementation using approved SOPs and patterns to ensure consistency and maintainability

  • Identify areas of improvement and present innovative solutions to increase efficiency and quality of data flows.

  • As part of the team it is expected that the candidate participate in the "On Call" rotation with other team members to support any technical or mission need. This includes abiding to any travel or behavior restrictions required during their rotation.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor with 10 years of professional experience or a Masters' degree and 8 years of experience.

  • Significant experience in agile software development using multiple languages

  • Basic proficiency with Linux (e.g. file/permission manipulation, directory navigation, executing scripts, etc.)

  • Ability to be "On Call" one weekend a month to support technical and mission needs

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' or Masters' Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Math

  • Strong Apache NiFi experience implementing complex data flows (e.g. multiple sources and destinations, dynamically responding to errors, automatic data replay, throttling, etc.)

  • Scripting Experience (e.g. bash, Perl, Python, etc.)

  • DevOps practices and tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, etc.)

  • Implementing Linux security best practices (e.g. STIGS, CIS Benchmarks, etc.)

  • Experience with metrics collection and monitoring using tools (e.g. Splunk, Nagios, AppDynamic, etc.)

  • Experience in the Intelligence Community

  • Experience working in a Customer Facility

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

Job Category : Information Technology