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Data Engineer

Reston, Virginia
Location: Reston, VA or Washington, DC or Quantico VA or Colorado Springs, CO

Start Date: Immediately 

Who YOU are:
As a future Data Engineer at Plus3 IT Systems, you: 
  • Are passionate about working on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule 
  • Aren’t satisfied with status quo, insatiably curious, and regularly look for creative ways to solve problems and help your team meet commitments 
  • Love learning new technologies and sharing them with your team 
  • Have a keen interest in using any and all appropriate tools, especially Cloud-based and Open Sourced, to solve the problem at hand 
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills, and enjoy participating in dynamic, face-paced collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering teams to solve complex business problems together 
  • Use your experience and leadership skills to motive your teammates to deliver high quality results in a fast-paced work environment 
What you’ll be doing: 
  • Work within a team of like-minded professionals to design, build and deploy critical business and mission data-centric applications in a production environment 
  • Design and implement appropriate data extraction, transform, and load (ETL) processes to properly prepare data, ensuring data quality and accuracy, for consumption by business and mission applications
  • Identify, retrieve, manipulate, relate and/or exploit multiple structured data sets from various sources
  • Design and implement data storage, sharing, and dissemination environment, ensuring support for all relevant agency and community policies
  • Engineer suitable data management and governance procedures and provide production support when required
  • Design and develop automation workflows, perform unit tests and conduct reviews to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance, and assess the overall quality of all delivered components 
  • Master's Degree preferred, or a Bachelor’s degree and 4 years’ experience, or 10 years of specialized experience
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working on complex data/database projects as a data analyst, data architect, or database engineer
  • TS Clearance with ability to obtain an SCI and CI poly
Desired Technical Skills and Competencies:
  • Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Business Intelligence) or equivalent certification(s) strongly desired
  • Experience building n-tier web-based applications using SQL and non-SQL back-ends
  • Experience with large-scale data processing tools, such as Spark, NiFi, Hadoop, Kafka, etc.
  • Programing experience in multiple languages, such as Java, Python, Ruby, and Scala
  • Unix scripting (Ruby, Perl, Python, shell)
  • Ability to produce clear and concise documents and diagrams capturing application requirements and dependencies (UML), operational processes and procedures, and data flows using MS Visio, MS Excel and MS Word.
Plus3 IT Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law.   If you require assistance applying for any position, please contact a Plus3 IT Systems representative at
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