General Dynamics Information Technology Entity Resolution Engineer III in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

***ONLYapplicants who possess an Active Top Secret Clearance need apply***

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.

GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees. Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.

We are seeking anEntity Resolution Engineer IIIwith focus on Development Operations (DevOps) technologies and services to support our Justice Programs team in Washington, DC/Metro Area. In this position, you will support the FBI’s Information Technology Applications and Data Division’s (ITADD) operation and enhancement of over 80 existing IT applications. ITADD oversees activities in information systems operations, information systems development and modernization, and IT security.


  • Oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job

  • Responsible for configuring, operating and maintaining an enterprise entity resolution engine

  • Develops new analytics and algorithms to automatically identify relationships between resolved entities

  • Develop and integrate ER data processing pipeline with other systems containing transactions that indicate entity relationships

  • Visualize entities and their relationships using COTS/GOTS products

  • Work with mission stakeholders to identify mission requirements

  • Configure ER system to identify ambiguous references as real world entities

  • Utilize Hadoop or similar large-scale data platform to prepare for entity and relationship resolution, aggregation of data for entity resolution and relationship, and aggregate results to create data analytics

  • Develop processes, procedures and algorithms to automatically identify multiple entity types and relationships within billions of records of structured and unstructured data

  • Recommend, test, and integrate new technologies to enhance system capabilities

  • Support demonstrations, training, and other system features to users and stakeholders

  • Develop methods to improve entity relationship quality

  • Develop ingestion processes and procedures to integrate new data sources

  • Design and develop web services

  • Design and develop data warehouses for data preparation, marts, and analysis

  • Identify and resolve data quality issues

Minimum Experience:

  • Six (6) years of experience using Hadoop or other large scale data warehouse technologies to support entity and relationship resolution and operations

  • Three (3) years of experience in all of the following technologies:

  • Apache Spark, Hive, Pig

  • ER Resolution Engines

  • Unix scripting

  • Java

  • Scala

  • Novetta Entity Analytics

  • Wareman Pro

  • Or other similar ER engines



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline (Preferred)


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Requisition ID2018-41139

of Openings5

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret

Full/Part TimeFull Time