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Subject Matter Specialist (Hadoop)

Subject Matter Specialist (Hadoop)

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***Only applicants with a Top Secret (TS) Clearance need apply***


General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.

GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees. Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.

We are seeking a Subject Matter Specialist with (Hadoop) experience to support our Justice Programs team in Washington, DC. In this position, you will support the FBI’s Insider Threat Center 

Personnel supporting this task:

  • Supports, maintains and delivers solutions on Apache Hadoop;
  • Providing architectural solution design inputs to support Data and Analytics initiatives
  • Conduct tools evaluation and proof of concepts to support the Data and Analytics programs and provide detailed recommendations
  • Work collaboratively with vendors to discuss and assess detailed solutions and capabilities as well as through implementation phases of programs
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the IT architectural roadmap by coordinating security assessments along with producing and evaluating solution designs for internal projects
  • Drive conceptual design strategies by reviewing architecture work products to ensure quality, traceability, effectiveness and timeliness of the solution design process
  • Translate business and technical requirements into detailed solution designs which incorporate people, process and technology aspects
  • Support information security principles by designing secure solutions and adhering to security standards and guidelines
  • Serve as a functional and technical expert for an application, a defined set of applications or a portfolio of related applications


1. Bachelors Degree in a related discipline.


2. Masters Degree preferred.


  • (Preferred) A four-year (4-year) degree in math, science, statistics, engineering or related fields;
  • At least five (5+) years of prior experience in information technology with an emphasis on computer, or information science or applied mathematics. ;
  • At least three (3+) years of experience with Apache Hadoop;
  • Three (3+) years of experience with a technical area or product (e.g. Cognos, SAS, DataStage, Web Trends, Documentum, TeamSite, or FileNet);
  • Demonstraitable experience in data and analytics architecture and design
  • Understanding of analytics, data architecture to support analytics and solution design involving data and analytics tools Knowledge of technologies, including but not limited to: HDFS, Hive, Impala Oozie, YARN, Sqoop, Zookeeper, Flume, Spark, NiFi, Kafka, scripting languages Python, ksh and bash.
  • Multiple Information Technology certificationsin provisioning technologies such as Cloudera Certified Professional, HDP Certified Administrator, HDP Certified Developer;
  • Knowledge of methodology, federal information system policies (e.g. NIST 800.53, FISMA, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), configuration management) and knowledge of the FBI’s mission and processes.


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.





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