Radiant Solutions

  • MetDev DevOps Lead

    Job Location US-MD-Gaithersburg
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/28/2018 1:51 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet.  Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


    We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset.  Our heritage companies, MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, HumanGeo and RAI are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


    We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Radiant Solutions has immediate opening for a lead position within our D2I Commercial Data Science/Engineering (DS/E) group focused on enabling cloud technologies for our technology stack.  This position is located in our Gaithersburg, MD location.  This full time position involves providing expertise and support to various team members who all possess backgrounds in scientific modeling, coding, and data exploitation.  Essential Job Functions will include:


    ·     Taking on a lead role in our on-prem data center migration to the Cloud (Amazon Web Services)

    ·     Working with other team members to ensure current operational code base is deployed into AWS using current cloud technologies in highly cost optimized fashion

    ·     Collaborating with various technical groups within Radiant Solutions and Maxar to ensure best practices are learned, established, and shared for enabling cloud technologies within the D2I Commercial Data Science/Engineering (DS/E) group


    Required Qualifications

    ·     B.S. in a physical science

    ·     10+ years of experience architecting and developing sophisticated and highly fault tolerant ETL workflows and subsequent data engineering and processing

    ·     Familiarity with hybrid architectures that leverage on-prem data centers as well as cloud networks to perform operational/production tasks

    ·     Knowledge of and adherence to version control and documentation best practices

    ·     Excellent communication skills - ability to effectively collaborate with both technical and non-technical staff via written and verbal manners

    ·     Significant experience working in a Linux environment

    ·     Demonstrable experience working with AWS resources, e.g. EC2, S3, RDS

    ·     Experience deploying cloud resources with CloudFormation or Terraform

    ·     Design and implement AWS best-practice architectural patterns

    ·     Certified AWS DevOps and Developer

    ·     Proficient in Perl and/or Python

    ·     Capability to learn, share, and implement new technologies as they become available

    ·     Capacity to manage highly sophisticated workflows across a team of highly talented individuals

    ·     Ability to effectively explain to management and other stakeholders the technology roadmap for today and tomorrow

    Desired Qualifications

    ·     Experience working with scientific datasets – GRIB, NetCDF and geospatial datasets – various raster and vector file types

    ·     Familiarity with weather data and/or file formats like NetCDF, GRIB

    ·     Familiarity with remote sensing instruments such as LandSat, Sentinel, MODIS and other medium to coarse resolution multispectral satellites

    ·     Experience automating data pipelines and analysis workflows via solutions like Airflow or AWS

    ·     Experience with continuous integration software such as Jenkins or Bamboo

    ·     Experience with C, BASH scripting

    ·     Experience with Agile development

    ·     Professional level AWS certifications

    Travel Requirements

    Periodic travel to attend:

    ·     Industry conferences

    ·     Meetings with partners

    ·     Meetings with customers 


    To be qualified you must be a US Citizen




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