DevOps Engineer

Data Works - Data Works is an employee-focused technology company that supports the Intelligence Community by providing Big Data solutions including data transformation, advanced analytics, custom web application development, data architecture, data science, cloud and systems engineering solutions. We favor a high-quality workforce over aggressive growth and provide opportunities on programs that fill mission-critical needs. Due to our emphasis on employee engagement and development, we’ve been named a Great Place to Work by Washingtonian Magazine (2015-2019). Positions are available in various customer locations in Virginia between McLean and Dulles.
Position Overview

Our DevOps Engineers are responsible for the full life cycle of mission-critical applications distributed across multiple networks and serving various customer groups. Engineers help build the system from the ground up, procuring and integrating physical and cloud infrastructure. Next, they install and integrate the operating system with all necessary custom and third-party software. Finally, they interact daily with development and ETL teams to enhance and sustain operations in an agile, fast-paced environment.


DevOps Engineers are responsible for enabling agile big-data systems by utilizing a wide array of technical skills. This versatile role involves integrating virtual and cloud infrastructure, developing and customizing a mixture of third-party and home-grown software, and scripting data center automation.

Required Qualifications
  • Development experience with Java, C++, Scala, Groovy, Python, and/or shell scripting
  • Ability to administer UNIX/Linux operating systems. 
  • Experience with distributed computing technologies including Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra, Elasticsearch and Apache Spark preferred
  • Experience with data warehousing tools and technologies
  • Developer mindset with a focus on automating deployments/changes to large-scale clusters
  • Strong communication skills and the desire to work in a loosely structured and fast-paced environment
  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI security clearance
Data Works Company Overview
Data Works - Data Works specializes in the development of big data systems used to organize and analyze vast amounts of mission critical data. Core to the organization, Data Works delivers end-to-end enterprise data management solutions addressing the challenges of capturing, transforming, and delivering data to all those who rely on it to fulfill their mission needs. In August 2019 Data Works merged with E3/Sentinel to expand its offerings and provide additional opportunities to employees and customers. E3/Sentinel supports Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, Border Security & Law Enforcement, and Civilian customers to help solve complex challenges. The combined team has over 700 employees that provide a variety of capabilities and services including Digital Transformation & Innovation, Project & Portfolio Management; Mission Analytics & Strategic Advisory; and Engineering & Technical Services.
EEO Statement
Data Works is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Data Works hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.