AFS is seeking an Data Engineer to support the configuration and ingestion of designated structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data repositories into capabilities that satisfy mission partner requirements and support a data analytics and DevOps pipeline to drive rapid delivery of functionality to the client. The selected candidate will maintain all operational aspects of data transfers, accounting for the security posture of the underlying infrastructure and the systems and applications that are supported and monitor the health of the environment through a variety of health tracking capabilities.
In addition, they will automate configuration management, leveraging tools, including NiFi and stay current on data extract, transfer, and load (ETL) technologies and services. Work under general guidance, demonstrate an initiative to develop approaches to solutions independently, review architecture, and identify areas for automation, optimization, right-sizing, and cost reduction to support the overall health of the environment. Apply specialized knowledge of data engineering-specific technologies and services, leverage expertise in databases and a variety of approaches to structuring and retrieving of data, comprehend Cloud architectural constructs, and support the establishment and maintenance of Cloud environments programmatically using vendor consoles. Engage with multiple functional groups to comprehend client challenges, prototype new ideas and new technologies, help to create solutions to drive the next wave of innovation, and design, implement, schedule, test, and deploy full features and components of solutions.
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