Data Engineer (Skillbridge Intern) – 13722
Date: Apr 8, 2023
Location: Augusta, GA, Georgia
Company: HII’s Mission Technologies division
Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges.
We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results.
This is an UNPAID internship through the DoD SkillBridge Program for transitioning active-duty US military personnel. DoD SkillBridge Internships are available to help transitioning active-duty military personnel gain real-world experience in the work force sometime during their final 180 days of active-duty service. The intern will actively train on meaningful projects and work closely with a mentor and with senior company leadership. Enlighten Internship programs are focused on placing transitioning military into internships that require KSAs, Education & Military Training similar to their current or previous military jobs; positions that could easily transition over to a full-time regular and permanent job with Enlighten.
Essential Job Responsibilities
The SkillBridge intern will train as a Data Engineer with Enlighten, reporting to a designated Enlighten Supervisor, with the goal of learning Enlighten’s approach to design, build, and optimize Big Data Platform (BDP) systems for data collection, storage, access, and analytics at scale. The intern will be assigned special projects as needed.
Desired End State (3-4 month target)
At the end of four months, the intern will be able to understand basic data engineer concepts. Data engineers, as part of enterprise data analytics teams, manage, optimize, oversee, and monitor data retrieval, storage, and distribution throughout the BDP enclaves.
The intern will develop a good understanding of all critical tasks to successfully conduct data engineer objectives:
Develop data set processes (Extract, transform, load (ETL))
Use programming language and tools
Identify ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality
Prepare data for predictive and prescriptive modeling
Use data to discover tasks that can be automated
Enlighten will benefit from the military background of the SkillBridge intern and considers the SkillBridge internship an overall positive experience.
If candidate is selected and approved, SkillBridge Intern can travel in conjunction with this internship; Enlighten will fund all travel costs.
SkillBridge Intern will be available during core hours for critical meetings and training.
Phase 1 Basics
Enlighten A wholly owned subsidiary of HII
Week 1: In processing, Introductions/office familiarization
Week 2: Intro to the Big Data Platform (BDP) technologies
Week 3: Intro to BDP analytics and applications
Week 4: Intro to Army and Air Force Cyber data ETL process
Phase 2 Parser Overview
• Week 5: Data Acquisition, Taxonomy/Schema
• Week 6: Review existing parsers and deployment flows; understand existing
transforms available for use in parsers.
• Weeks 7-8: BDP technologies – Kafka and Nifi workflows; Establish a development
environment for BDP parser development
Phase 3 Parser Development, Deployment, and Testing
Weeks 9-11: Modify Kafka and Nifi workflows; modify existing parser schema and transforms to alter ingest pipeline.
Weeks 12-13: Understand how to access logs to identify errors; understand common parser development errors; troubleshoot errors.
• Project management
Active-Duty Military ONLY within final 180 days of active-duty service.
Minimum of 5 years relevant data engineering (including experience with Python or Java) experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
Additional experience dependent on Program of Instruction.
Physical Requirements will vary and is dependent on the Program of Instruction.
We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at www.eitccorp.com [eitccorp.com].
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions.
HII’s Mission Technologies division / Equal Opportunity Employer
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