• Data Engineer

    Location US | US | US-Washington DC
    Posted Date 12 hours ago(5/25/2018 11:58 AM)
    Job ID
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    Information Technology - Solution Architect / Professional Services Engineer
  • About NFF

    Networking For Future, Inc. (NFF) is a technology firm offering Network Services and Software services to our clients. As a Certified Cisco Gold Partner, NFF provides: network assessments, integration and design; IP telephony; wireless and Information Security. Software services practice includes: Application Development; Content Management Integration and Large database/ Data warehouse integration services as well as Professionals Services. We differentiate ourselves as an organization that focuses on people, both our clients and our employees. We are committed to empowering our employees by creating an environment for growth, partnership, respect and creativity. For the second year in a row NFF was named one of Inc. magazines Fastest Growing Private Companies.

    About this Position / Responsibilities

    Data Engineer to provide support for Surveillance Financial Trends and Surveillance Metric Systems for HPC on Advanced Data Analytics Platform and other business initiatives requiring HPC, NLP, AI, and Machine Learning


    HPC and AAT Data Engineer Responsibilities:

    • Serve as a staff specialist providing HPC configuration and systems administration support to analytical staff engaged in advanced analytical techniques.
    • Build strong relationships with business staff and advocate for the benefits of HPC, AAT, efficient processing of large text and quantitative datasets, and use of machine learning techniques and toolkits.
    • Build and develop data pipelines and ETL processes with a view towards implementing ML models at scale.
    • Conduct status meetings with Surveillance and ADAS managers and staff
    • Assist where necessary with business process redesign to take advantage of the efficiencies offered by automation
    • Assist in implementing software packages needed to meet FISMA and CMMI standards
    • Research, recommend and write processes, procedures and policies to meet FISMA and CMMI standards
    • Assist in recommending and implementing software needed to effectively leverage HPC and NLP to meet the Surveillance’s business needs
    • Maintain knowledge of new or emerging advanced analytical techniques, and partner with internal business owners, technical team members, and senior management to assist and support the design, development, and implementation toolkits implementing these techniques.


    HPC and AAT Data Engineer Qualifications

    • Possess at least 3 years’ experience configuring and supporting advanced analytical techniques in a multi-node Linux computing environment. (Experience in multi-node cloud computing environments would meet this need.)
    • Has completed BS or MS in Computer Science, Data Science, or related discipline (preferred).
    • Possess experience utilizing Git-based code repositories.
    • Possess experience configuring machine learning toolkits including but not limited to TensorFlow, keras, and scikit-learn.
    • Possess experience configuring natural language processing (NLP) toolkits.
    • Possess at least 3 years’ experience in writing shell scripts (e.g., bash) to support configurations of advanced analytical toolkits on multimode environments.
    • Possess at least 3 years’ experience supporting and tuning python code in a multi-node computing environment. Experience in R or Java preferred.
    • Possess experience using and/or managing an Anaconda Python environment.
    • Possess experience accessing and submitting queries to SQL-based databases.
    • Possess experience with the Hadoop ecosystem to support high-performance computing environments (preferred).
    • Possess experience working in an Agile or Scrum-based environment (preferred).
    • Possess experience working with Project Management and SDLC artifacts
    • Possess strong oral and written communication skills


    NFF Disclosures

    NFF provides a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance (medical, prescription, dental, and vision), life and disability insurance, PTO, paid holidays, 401 (k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter benefits, and educational assistance. Please visit the careers page of our website ( for more details.


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law. NFF is subject to certain governmental recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the administration of civil rights laws and regulations and affirmative action. In order to comply with these laws, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify your gender, race and ethnicity. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information will be kept confidential and will only be used in accordance with the provisions of applicable laws, executive orders and regulations, including those that require the information to be summarized and reported to the federal government. When reported, data will not identify any specific individual. This information will not be shared with hiring managers, will be kept separate from your application data and will not affect any employment decisions.


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