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Raytheon Technologies Sr Software Engineer (NiFi) in Dulles, Virginia

Raytheon Intelligence & Space is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats.

Raytheon Intelligence & Space is seeking a NiFi Developer to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design, test and implementation of advanced cybersecurity-oriented capabilities

  • Developing and performing automated builds, testing, and deployments in support of NiFi development.

Required Skills:

-.U.S. Citizenship

  • Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to obtain TS/SCI clearance

  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

  • 6+ years of directly relevant experience

  • Experience with high-velocity high-volume stream processing: Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, StreamSets, etc.

  • Experience configuring and administering NiFi installations

  • Experience in building data ingestion workflows/pipeline flows using NiFi, NiFi registry

  • Experience creating custom NiFi processors

  • Experience with NiFi performance tuning

  • Strong proficiency in Java and at least one other programming language such as JavaScript or PowerShell

  • Knowledge of security principles and methods

  • Experience with Agile methodologies, such as Scrum, ideally in a DevOps environment

  • Solid judgment and analytical skills; strong follow-up and organizational skills

  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups

  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills

  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently

  • Ability to optimize workflows based in NiFi

  • Knowledge of IP networking including TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, firewalls, IP routing, etc.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with NiFi-supported scripting languages (Python, Groovy)

  • Experience creating custom NiFi processors

  • Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience

  • Experience with performance tuning of NiFi processing

Required Education:

BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR Computer Systems Engineering.

Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

Desired Certifications:

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II

This position is contingent upon customer approval.



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