POSITION SUMMARY: Serves as a recognized company authority performing system and subsystem definition, preliminary and detailed design, design implementation, and subsystem and system integration and tests for a system. Participates in software requirement review, preliminary and critical design, integration readiness review, and software acceptance review. RESPONSIBILTIES: Researches, designs, and develops critical and increasingly complex computer software systems, in conjunction with hardware product development, for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, and scientific applications, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Analyzes critical software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Involvement in business development includes briefing customers on company capabilities a recognized company authority. Defines customer requirements, provides advice on alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies special, critical or complex projects. Consults and may lead teams of software engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system. Formulates and designs software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design. Develops, directs and reviews software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation. As a recognized company authority consults with customer concerning maintenance of software system. Provides support for the acquisition, installation, maintenance and operations of computer systems hardware, software and networks within assigned customer work stations and facilities. Contributes technical material to selected proposals and reports to substantiate and secure program funding. Acts as senior technical lead for pre-proposal, proposal, and existing program efforts. Identifies creative solutions to improve system and product offerings. Reviews test plans and defines / develops test benches for software libraries. Integrates externally developed code into core libraries. Works with engineering and management team to collectively meet market requirements. Interacts with senior customer personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordinated activity across organizational lines. Documents and reviews engineering work as input for company collateral and patent requirements. Collaborates with technical writers to create customer-relevant documentation. Coordinates with project work teams to ensure adherence to policies, achievement of quality targets and delivery on schedule milestones. Supports program management office in technical role. Represents the organization as a prime customer contact on contracts or projects. Provides advice and guidance to less experienced staff. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: * 10 Years with a Bachelor Degree, Plus experience performing the same / similar tasks: * Data ETL/ELT tools such as Apache NiFi, Apache Sqoop, Apache Flume and MapReduce * Distributed Big Data Store such as Apache HBase, Apache Accumulo, Apache Mahout, or Apache Spark * Data Analysis leveraging languages such as Python, Java, or R * Strong experience working successfully in a collaborative environment PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.