• Big Data Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
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  • Overview

    At Buchanan & Edwards, in the last two years alone, we’ve graduated from small business, welcomed new team members through organic and strategic growth and celebrated our 20thanniversary!

    Whether it’s through applying big data analytics to protect Americans at home or abroad, engineering cloud solutions that dramatically improve the delivery of citizen services or employing the latest cyber intelligence to increase network security, our innovative solutions help our defense, intelligence and federal customers improve outcomes.

    Our people are our foundation for building the next generation of innovative solutions to address the nation’s most critical challenges.

    If these are characteristics with which you can identify, we would love to hear from you!


    The Foreign Affairs Practice at Buchanan & Edwards is a trusted advisor to our government customer we as a company have proudly served for over 19 years.


    We are looking to welcome to our team a Big Data Engineer with a Solr Indexing and Elastic Search background, who will join a high-visibility project that will expand the search capabilities of our Big Data, COTS based solution. You will design, implement and operate, as per engineering standards and guidelines, a MongoDB environment to support business applications.


    In this role, you’ll be on a team that works with innovative enterprise content management technologies within an infrastructure and application development environment on a database and middleware centric environment. . Our client has invested significantly in software and hardware toward the goal of building Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service cloud-based architectures.


    You are passionate about taking on challenges and learning new concepts.





    Responsibilities Include:

    • Design and implement a Solr index solution, supporting complex searches
    • Collaborate with business leads to ensure design and implementation align with business requirements
    • Analyze, set up and test Elastic and/or Solr based search servers
    • Apply best practice security standards 
    • Explore developments in the Big Data/NoSQL space 


    Required Qualifications:

    • Active Secret Level clearance
    • 3+ years' experience developing, supporting and optimizing Solr solutions.
    • 2+ years with Elasticsearch/Lucene/Solr to include a strong understanding of indexing, search, information retrieval, and relevance
    • 2+ years' experience with Solr Cloud
    • 2+ years working with Mongo or NoSQL databases
    • Bachelor degree (or equivalent experience) in Engineering or IT-related field


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with Data Analytics tools like Kibana
    • Experience with Zookeeper
    • Experience setting up and doing development for a distributed platform like Hadoop

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.


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