Karsun Solutions LLC

  • Data Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/15/2018 8:56 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    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.




    • You will work with the team of talented engineers to enhance a highly scalable, fault tolerant, and responsive big data platform with next generation streaming data technologies
    • You get to work alongside with architects and forward-thinking customer partners by providing services that enable solutions around data collection, aggregation, and enrichment
    • You will be a key member of the team responsible for designing and supporting data scientists with their data need across all solution assets
    • You 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 our Cloud platform from a traditional enterprise data architecture to a streaming architecture based on open source and Hadoop technologies

    Required Skills:

    • 1+ years of hands-on experience with stream processing pipelines such as Kafka, Flume, Apache Storm, Apache Samza or Apache Spark Streaming.
    • Hands-on experience with real-time data ingestion technologies such as StreamSets and Apache NiFi.
    • Hands-on experience with messaging oriented application stacks, pub-sub architecture, clustering and brokers, queues and topics, etc.
    • Must have at least 1 yr. of experience with XML, JSON, parsing and enriching data in flight and for transport.
    • You have played a technical role as a part of a team, implementing solutions based on industry standard architecture patterns:Loosely coupled architecture, web-oriented architecture, and service-oriented architecture


    NOTE : Contingent upon Approved Public Trust Clearance 


    Desired Skills:

    • Hands-on experience with search-based solutions for real-time indexing, analysis and visualization such as ElasticSearch/ELK, Splunk, Solr or others
    • Familiar with real-time data visualization techniques and enabling live analytics.
    • A real time thinker who can imagine the future
    • Self-motivated to deep dive into subjects of solution relevance
    • You enjoy learning whatever necessary to get job done and desire to attack hard problems with out-of-the-box thinking
    • You love coding and enjoy debugging and possess a strong engineering background, and ideally have experience in building distributed systems
    • You are experienced with java and have familiarity with other modern languages such as Scala, R and Node.js.
    • You have enough aptitude and front end skills to be able to design and implement administrative dashboards with substantial independent working abilities




    Qualifications (Education/Experience) :

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering 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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