Senior Data Lake Engineer
Computer World Services (CWS)Corporation

Washington, District of Columbia

Job Description 

Computer World Services, Corporation (CWS) is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as Senior Data Lake Engineer for The United States Secret Services (USSS), Officer of the Chief Information Officer, Software Solutions Services program responsible for building and maintaining custom application projects, databases and reporting capabilities allowing the agency to complete both its protective and investigative mission. The Software Solutions program builds custom software using the latest technologies from Microsoft, Oracle, Tableau, IBM Cognos, Data Warehouse and ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS).    


The Candidate will provide the technology roadmap for enabling and supporting a concrete enterprise data lake strategy.  This resource will be responsible for documenting the data lake architectural model and views that show how the current and future needs of the organization will be met with a successfully design data lake solution. Provides all activities related to the administration of data lake servers.  Must be able to manage, build, administer, develop, test, or demonstrate the capabilities of the data lake environment.  Be able to perform many data lake administrative functions across multiple servers that uses the Microservices Architecture.   Must be able to define standards and techniques to guide architecture solution decisions for microservices architecture. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Provide data lake solutions that are built for performance, fault tolerance and security to ensure quality data is being ingested and utilized 
  • Must have extensive Python experience and capabilities to create Bash/shell scripts 
  • Provide senior level knowledge to support Solr, Apache Spark, Minio, Docker, Kubernetes, MySQL, Redis, Presto, Prometheus, React, and Nginx 
  • Provide a resource that will support a large Micro Services clustered environment with experience in adding and removing nodes, configure and tune the clusters and monitor the environment 
  • Resource must be able to support the current implementation and ongoing future enhancements to data lake infrastructure. 
  • Provide the ability to administer the data lake infrastructure utilizing Red Hat Linux and be able to perform the following: Security setup, Configuration Changes, Tuning, Troubleshooting and Monitoring. 


Education & Experience  

  • BS preferred from an accredited university (required)   
  • Minimum of 7+ years of related IT experience (required) 
  • Substitution Allowance (Additional 3+ years’ experience can be substituted for above degree requirements) 


  • Certified Data Analyst 

Security Clearance  

  • Top Secret clearance is desired, but not required
  • US Citizen or permanent resident 

Other (Travel, Work Environment, Administrative Notes, etc.) 

  • Limited travel to company office locations and travel outside of the Washington, DC, area is not anticipated; but may be necessary over the life of the contract.    

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability 

EEO is the Law: 

DoD 8570.01.M:  

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