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Data Analytics Engineer

Data Analytics Engineer

Req # 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Information Technology - Systems Administration
Security Clearance 
Preferred Top Secret/SCI
Colorado Springs, CO

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In addition to a competitive salary, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
  • 401k plan, 4% non-elective contributions for all eligible employees and participants are 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
  • 4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Relocation may be considered

Benefits are subject to change

Job Description

Polaris Alpha has immediate openings for dynamic and innovative Data Analytics Engineers in our Springblox commercial products & services department. Technical proficiency in Linux, software engineering, Apache Solr, cognitive search technologies, event stream processing, and machine learning solutions is the starting place. Being able to instill confidence and trust with customers, being punctual, reliable, timely with deliverables, and being able to learn on the fly while maintaining your composure are the additional skills that will set you apart from the crowd. It’s an exciting time to be in Big Data, Analytics, and Machine Intelligence.

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar discipline with minimum of 3 years relevant work experience
• Excellent programming, data analysis, and communication skills
• Experience with Scala and/or Java programming languages
• A self-starter who is able to be highly productive with minimal supervision
• Linux/Unix use and administration experience. Scripting experience is a plus
• This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

Desired Skills

• Machine learning, text mining, and deep learning frameworks
• Event stream processing (ESP)
• System administration of Solr, Hadoop, Spark, Zookeeper, and/or NiFi
• Cloud-based micro-service architectures
• Javascript programming and Web UI development experience
• Experience doing commercial consulting, working directly with customers, both on-site and remotely
• Experience doing commercial product development
• Experience with Intelligence Community, DoD, and/or Space Systems

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.

Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

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