Karsun Solutions LLC

ETL Developer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/1/2018 3:02 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


This position supports the General Services Administration (GSA) CAMEO program. The Karsun team is responsible for the development, maintenance, and enhancement (DM&E) and operation of selected GSA Federal Acquisition IT Systems. All employees must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. The GSA CAMEO program supports the operations of multiple business applications, as well as development of new applications across different technologies. The Karsun software development team is responsible for the software design and implementation of web applications supporting multiple Business Lines within GSA. Successful candidates are modern web development specialists experienced in translating business requirements into software architecture.  In addition to strong software development skills, ideal candidates have demonstrated experience in working on an Agile Scrum team. Position location is in Herndon, VA.


A successful candidate will be able to perform ETL job design, development and automation activities with minimal supervision, while supporting manual ETL tasks for various development and implementation projects.  The candidate will work with a team of talented engineers to enhance a highly scalable, fault tolerant, and responsive big data platform with next generation streaming data technologies. This team member will be responsible for designing and supporting data scientists with their data needs across all solution assets.  They will help prove concepts, evaluate technologies and contribute to ideas that can turn into actionable implementations. You will be an important member of the team tasked with transforming a Cloud platform from a traditional enterprise data architecture

to a streaming architecture based on open source and Hadoop technologies


The ETL developer is responsible for working with multiple platforms, architectures, and diverse technologies gathering requirements, design and developing ETL processes to transform information from multiple sources. A clear understanding of data quality and data governance process and mechanisms is expected. The successful candidate will be able to perform ETL development & administration, articulate and implement best practices for ETL server management, with a focus on Apache NiFi and Kafka.  A background in tools such as SAP Data Services,, Informatica & Pentaho PDI is desirable.  The candidate must have a successful track record in NiFI based cluster installation, configuration and management.  AWS experience is required with clear understanding and experience with Test Driven Development.  The candidate will be expected to support team members and enable automation such tasks/jobs; Troubleshoot, monitor and coordinate defect resolution related to ETL processing; Responsible for support of all existing ETL processes across various data assets.


Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in with any one tool such as SAP Data Services, Informatica, Cognos/Ascential across installation, configuration, development and administration is essential
  • 1+ year of Apache NiFi Data Services development experience is essential
  • 1+ year of experience with development and integrating Kafka into data feeds / data flows
  • Ability to design complex data feeds and experience with integrating web services.
  • Experience in Python based development
  • Experience in Linux scripting is essential


NOTE : Contingent upon Approved Public Trust Clearance 


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with AWS services, specifically lambda functions, Data pipeline and Glue is an advantage
  • Working experience with AWS Redshift and Mongo DB preferred
  • Be self-motivated to learn and enhance cloud based engineering and automation for data management
  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision




Qualifications (Education/Experience) :

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Ability to secure Public trust clearance


 Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


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