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Huntington Ingalls Industries Enterprise Solution Architect – Big Data - 19153 in Merrifield, Virginia

Enterprise Solution Architect – Big Data - 19153

Position Location Merrifield, VA

Requisition # 19153

# of Openings 1

HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII - MDIS is currently seeking an Enterprise Solution Architect – Big Data to work out of their client's Merrifield, VA office.

The Enterprise Solution Architect for an enterprise big data and analytics platform will utilize emerging technology to ingest data in real-time at extreme volumes and high velocity. The successful candidate will be able to analyze business requirements and define technical solutions, build level-of-effort, and create implementation timelines in an extremely fast-paced Agile/rapid solution development lifecycle.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with product owners across several high priority and concurrent efforts; Analyze business requirements and define high-level technical solution, build level-of-effort estimates, and implementation timeline in an extremely fast-paced Agile/rapid solution development lifecycle.

  • Design for consistency, extensibility, and scalability. Verify software development on individual projects is in alignment with overall technical application architecture direction.

  • Serve as technical subject matter advisor across project work streams; Coach/mentor junior architects and senior developers during the development of the solution

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

Required –

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 9 years of applicable experience.

  • 10+ years of diverse architecture and development experience - data architecture, web architecture and integration architecture

  • 5+ years of big data implementation experience with Cassandra, Hadoop or other similar NoSQL platforms, and open source technologies Spark and Kafka

  • 5+ years of implementation experience with integrating big data platforms with custom and COTS BI/reporting platforms to produce highly responsive data visualizations

  • Database design and modeling - logical and physical

  • Ability to provide inputs to size infrastructure needs for new solutions (storage, memory, compute, memory)

  • Performance tuning - table partitioning and indexing, process threading

  • Agile development methodology

  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Effective communicator (both verbal & written)


  • Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 10 years of applicable experience.


  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

  • Must be able to obtain and keep a USPS Sensitive Clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years

  • Must not have traveled outside of the United States for more than 180 days in the last five years

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.