Data Engineer (Mid-level)

Job Posted 6/22/2022
Enoch Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80912
United States
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
$70,000.00 to $113,800.00 Per Year
Job Description

Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?

BluHalo is looking for a Data Engineer for an integrated contractor team, supporting high-fidelity/high-resolution modeling of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) in a virtualized, high-performance, high-capacity environment to provide Modeling and Simulation as a Service (MSaaS). The qualified candidate will be responsible for supporting the Integration, Test and Verification of large-scale data storage environments to support the Missile Defense Agency’s digital modeling/simulation programs. This includes working with many of the following technologies: data pipelines, data services, operational data stores, data warehouses, data marts, big data stores, data mining, big data visualization and experiment designs. The right individual will display both a passion for data science and leading a cultural change in how data is used throughout the organization regarding these efforts. Some travel is required.This position is located at Schriever AFB.


  • Design, create, build & maintain ETL data pipelines
  • Automate processes, optimize data delivery & re-design the complete architecture to improve performance.
  • Handle, transform & manage Big Data using Big Data Frameworks & NoSQL databases.
  • Build complete infrastructure to ingest, transform & store data for further analysis & business requirement.
  • Stand up and operate integrated data capabilities, including both databases and flat file structures.
  • Integrate hardware, software and network components to facilitate delivery of data management and transformation capabilities.
  • Implement monitoring and metrics


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Science or Engineering discipline plus two (2) years directly related experience in data
  • This position requires the selected candidate have an active DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency using a data ETL tools like Apache NiFi and Apache Kafka.
  • High level data literacy
  • Python developer
  • Bash script writer
  • Working knowledge of the Linux operating system
  • Proficient in data security management
  • Experience with data systems RDBMS (MySQL, MariaDB, Postgres), NoSQL (MongoDB), and the Hadoop Ecosystem
  • Experience with file, object (ECS), and block storage
  • Expertise in high availability, backup/recovery, performance tuning and install/upgrade in data system technologies
  • Security+ certified

Salary range from $70,000 to $113,800

BlueHalo offers 4 weeks of PTO, comp. time, flex time, medical, dental, vision insurance, tuition reimbursement but other benefits as well. We provide employees with a comprehensive set of health care and very generous retirement benefits; one we consider superior to those offered by other companies in the industry.

Leading the Transformation

The BlueHalo Effect

It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.

Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.

Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!

EEO Statement

BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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