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Data Analyst - SME

Plus3 IT Systems
Beltsville, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Who YOU are:

As a future Data Analyst - SME at Plus3 IT Systems, you:

  • Are passionate about working on cutting-edge, high-profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule
  • Aren't satisfied with status quo, and regularly look for creative ways to solve problems and help your team meet commitments
  • Are insatiably curious – you ask why, you explore, and you're not afraid to blurt out your crazy idea
  • Are a strong self-performer that also flourishes in a team setting; and love the ability to work on multiple clients/projects simultaneously
  • Love learning new technologies and sharing them with your team
  • Have a keen interest in using any and all appropriate tools, especially Cloud-based and Open Source, to solve the problem at hand
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills, due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering teams to solve complex business problems together
  • Use your experience and leadership skills to motivate your teammates to deliver high quality results in a fast-paced work environment
  • Are obsessed with automation, simplicity, and smooth-running systems

What you'll be doing:

  • Engineer, implement, and maintain cloud data lake and data analytics tools for an incident response environment
  • Analyze and plan for anticipated changes in data capacity requirements
  • Develop BDaaS content, i.e., products, apps, reports, alerts, and dashboards. Implement methods (i.e. training and awareness events) to raise awareness, competency, and utilization of BDaaS purpose-built content
  • Perform backup and recovery of data management systems to ensure data integrity
  • Assess, develop, and enhance data management and collection strategies
  • Provide senior-level subject matter expertise on data correlation, collection, and analytics
  • Provide data ingestion, normalization and presentation focusing on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of multi-sourced data for 5 TB day event traffic flow, which is anticipated to exceed 10 TB a day
  • Develop complex logical, physical database and metadata designs and procedures for efforts using databases such as PostgreSQL, CitusDB, SQL Server, and emerging database technology, which supports data ingestion
  • Deploy and automate Extract Transform & Load (ETL) processes using stored procedures/functions, Python, shell scripts and tools such as Talend, Pentaho, or SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years' experience required
  • An additional 6 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
  • Active Top-Secret Clearance
  • Possess CASP+ CE, CCNA, CEH, Cloud+, CYSA+, GCIH, or similar certification

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the maintenance of big data analytics, data management, and database systems supporting the storage, query, protection, and utilization of data
  • Experience supporting continued and ongoing development, implementation, and management for "Big Data as a Service" (BDaaS)"
  • Experience in Splunk
  • Experience in Cloud (Azure/AWS) storage and data services


Plus3 IT Systems 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. We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact [include name and/or department, telephone, and e-mail address].

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, we are required to stay in compliance with Executive Order 14042 with the most up to date information provided at the following link (

Pay Transparency Notice: Executive Order 11246 requires government contractors to notify applicants and employees of their rights, subject to certain limitations, to discuss, disclose or inquire about compensation or compensation information. Plus3 IT Systems will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge; (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer; or (c) consistent with Plus3 IT Systems' legal duty to furnish information.

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Beltsville, MD



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