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2189 - Principal Systems Engineer

Remote/Fairfax, Virginia
US Citizenship


We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual with a solid engineering background that wants to help us drive our customer and company missions forward. Candidate must be self-motivated, a quick learner, and able to balance simultaneous tasks to keep pace with our team of high performers.


  • Provide expertise and direction in the development, modification, and requirements of complex programs for enhancements to an operating system.
  • Provide functional and empirical analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of hardware and software operating systems for the organization's products.
  • Responsible for the instruction, assigning, and overseeing the performance of the development process and delivery of enhanced software updates.
  • Coordinate the activities of the software engineering and development improvements with others related to the missions systems operation.
  • Provides mentoring to junior staff for growth, mission understanding, and work responsibilities.


  • 5-12  years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering or related field) or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate across multiple functional disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience with data management using Cloudera
  • Demonstrated experience with integration of COTS components


  • Back-end development with Java
  • Front-end development with JavaScript
  • Familiarity with HortonWorks and Cloudera products


  • US citizenship with the ability  to obtain a Security Clearance