Jun 07, 2022

Senior Data Engineer US-IL-Scott AFB

  • OBXtek
  • US-IL-Scott AFB
Full-Time Administration Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other

Job Description



OBXtek is currently staffing for a Senior Data Engineer. This position will be responsible for providing engineering expertise to develop the data and data analytics capabilities of Air Mobility Command (AMC) systems.  AMC, in concert with USTRANSCOM and its components and commercial partners, delivers Rapid Global Mobility to all the services, Combatant Commands, National Leadership Authorities, and other priority customers.  Relevant systems support command and control of AMC assets, allow management of transportation requirements, provide visibility of asset movements, and integrate both mobility and combat Air Force capabilities across multiple domains.


The Senior Data Engineer shall perform the following without delay or impact to current schedules:

  • Assess technical maturity and analytical rigor of data analytics technologies to recommend their implementation or further development
  • Develop strategic plans for incremental fielding of data analytics capabilities
  • Prototype data analytics and machine learning systems
  • Capture, derive, translate into feasible system designs, verify, and validate requirements for data analytics and machine learning capabilities

*This position can be worked 100% remotely within the Scott AFB area, with availability to come to the base for meetings.*


Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • MS in Mathematics, Data Analytics, Engineering, Computer Science or related area
  • Five to ten years’ experience applying data science to one or more of the following:
    • Air mobility systems and other defense-related transportation systems
    • Cybersecurity systems
    • Fusion of dynamic data from multiple sources
    • National security and military operations
  • Familiarity with Air Force and other military and civilian systems and networks
  • Experience in researching, analyzing, comprehending, and documenting system data contents and data dependencies between systems
  • Experience contributing to or managing development of enterprise data strategies, including data architecture, data quality, data management, and data governance
  • Experience translating operational experience into system user interface requirements, system interface requirements, and system data requirements
  • Strong experience in agile software development, algorithm development, and data analytics (to include big data analytics, data mining, and data science) to enable data-driven decisions and insights
  • Experience evaluating analytics technology solutions for maturity and fitness for capability requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing and implementing data standards, policies, service level agreements, and data metrics
  • Military, transportation, and geospatial data knowledge and background
  • Experience developing test and evaluation criteria for analytic technologies
  • Working knowledge and experience with software development using data analytics software frameworks
  • Experience in development of data analytic capabilities in cloud-based hosting environments


Security Clearance


Company Information

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with OBXtek’s vaccination policy. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer vaccination requirements which may include any or all the following: social distancing, masks, mandatory statements regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory testing.


Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 

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