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Principal Data Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Works in a variety of settings to build systems that collect, manage, and convert raw data into usable information for data scientists and business analysts to interpret. Their goal is to make data accessible so that organizations can use it to evaluate and optimize their performance. Designs, builds, and oversees the deployment and operation of technology architecture, solutions and software to capture, manage, store and utilize structured and unstructured data from internal and external sources. Establishes and builds processes and structures based on business and technical requirements to channel data from multiple inputs, route appropriately and store using any combination of distributed (cloud) structures, local databases, and other applicable storage forms as required.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain a scalable ETL pipeline- to support Machine Learning developments

  • Develop and troubleshoot SQL code, stored procedures, functions, tables, and views

  • Experience in extracting and analyzing data from multiple data sources.

  • Research, evaluate, and determine best fit of tools and techniques for data storage, data mining, data transformation, and data integration

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy scalable data solutions

  • Collaborate with external functional organizations for data and system understanding

  • Consult with customers and stakeholder to clearly define needs and objectives

  • Communicate project status and results to various levels of leadership

    Basic Qualifications for Principal Data Engineer:

    • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field and 5 years of experience in Data Engineering; OR a Masters degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics with 3 years' experience

    • Proficiency in MS SQL Server, SQL queries, scripting, and automation

    • Experience building and maintaining Extraction Transfer Load (ETL) and data migration pipelines

    • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and C++ Working knowledge of Python ETL libraries (Pandas, SQL Alchemy)

    • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret Security Clearance

      Preferred Qualifications for Principal Data Engineer:

      • Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Data Science

      • Experience building REST API and web-programming (Django, Flask, javascript)

      • Working knowledge in statistical modeling, data mining and machine learning (sklearn, TensorFlow, PyTorch)

      • Experience with AWS (EC2, Glue, and Lambda)

      • DevOps development experience Linux, HPC, cloud (AWS), Docker

      • Experience building visualizations (Tableau, matplotlib, seaborn)

      • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)

      • Experience in Agile Software Development

      • Active Secret/ Top Secret Security Clearance

        Salary Range: $104,600.00 - $157,000.00
        Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
        The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .
        Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
        We are a pioneering company.
        With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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