Job Description


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted.

SPA has an immediate need for a Data Engineer to support the Combatant Command Intelligence Enterprise Management Support Office. This position is located in Fairfax, VA.


Implement methods to improve data reliability and quality. Combine raw data from different data sources to create consistent and machine-readable formats that will be passed to the Data Science Team for Data Science Analysis and Studies, with a specific focus on creating and engineering data pipelines that can transfer the necessary Data Sets via Application Programming Interfaces (APIs),


  • A minimum of 10 years of experience (including demonstrated expert ability to use statistical software programs (e.g., R, Python, Weka, Apache Spark, and SQL)).
  • Ability to build and optimize data sets, ‘big data’ data pipelines and architectures as required by the CCI EMSO mission and vision and ISREC and ISPR Strategic Guidance.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions.
  • Thorough knowledge of research designs, particularly systems thinking and/or design thinking.
  • Working knowledge and experience in working in an Organizational Program Maturity business model, with the ability to move between Agile and standard Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and Project Management Institute (PMI) Program Management processes and methodologies.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Data Engineering or Computer Science fields of study such as statistics, mathematics, data analytics, data science, computer science or other technology-related fields.
  • TS clearance with SCI eligibility.

Company Info.

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Systems Planning and Analysis Inc. (SPA) provides timely and objective analysis and integrated technical, operational, programmatic, policy, and business solutions in support of important national security objectives. We expand our capabilities to meet the evolving needs of our Nation and will always adhere to our core values of quality, integrity and honesty as we promote an environment of innovation and collaboration.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
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  • Location
    Alexandria, VA, USA
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