Data Engineer, SME

Ft Belvoir, Virginia
Jun 17, 2022
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time

The Data Engineer (SME) will have extensive experience in leading and developing data products (e.g., architecture, design) within the system/software development life cycle from requirements definition to architecture, design, implementation, and test, through deployment and operations and support and preparing data for analytical and/or operational uses within a defined organization, function, and/or application context. This includes an understanding and having the ability to apply/implement cloud-based data and database technologies, ability to develop data architecture and design products, knowledge of multiple databases and associated schemas, knowledge and skills to apply data standards and best practices while adhering to applicable Department of Defense (DoD) laws, policies, directives, mandates, and guidance, including data protection of sensitive information (e.g. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Protected Health Information (PHI)), and the ability to reconcile data models and de-duplicating data stores.

  • Lead and contribute to all aspects of data engineering activities within the software development life cycle, including development of applicable technical documentation
  • Lead and participate in analyses to determine feasibility of achieving data engineering requirements given the limitations and constraints of the target solution
  • Lead and participate in trade-off analyses as needed
  • Define and develop techniques to integrate, consolidate, and structure data for analytical and operational use, including ability to inform on data aggregation and associated security implications
  • Identify data migration strategies to transition data from legacy systems and technologies to advanced, enterprise-based solutions and establish test data sets
  • Reconcile data models and de-duplicate data stores where multiple exist
  • Prepare strategic and tactical recommendations with sufficient rationale to advise senior leader decisions relative to the applicability and application of data technologies
  • Ensure data and database changes are properly implemented and tested, including assessing the impact of requirements and physical changes to the data and database design
  • Identify and resolve data issues throughout the development life cycle
  • Ensure compliance with data and database standards
  • Apply cloud-based data and database technologies, data standards, and best practices while adhering to applicable DoD laws, policies, directives, mandates, and guidance, including data protection of sensitive information (e.g., Personally Identifiable Information (PII))
  • Identify and evaluate data engineering risks and provide mitigation recommendations related to requirements satisfaction
  • Ensure alignment of data engineering activities with overall program schedule, milestones, and required documentation
  • Lead Data Engineering Working Integrated Product Teams (WIPTs)
  • Maintain current and accurate knowledge of data engineering, data architecture. and data storage best practices
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Master's degree required
  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge and application of DoD 5000 and 8000 series and Business Enterprise Architecture
  • Active or interim secret clearance
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Cloud-related certifications preferred
  • Broad and deep set of engineering expertise
  • Extensive experience in aligning systems engineering activities throughout the acquisition program life cycle phases
  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming, and communication skills
  • Strong customer service and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to listen and understand task descriptions and requests
  • Ability to explain problem resolutions
  • Ability to quickly respond to time-critical queries from leadership
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance

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