Data Engineer

Ft Belvoir, Virginia
May 30, 2023
Jul 04, 2023
Full Time

Data Engineer, SME

Ft. Belvoir, VA

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chenega IT Enterprise Services (CITES) offers forward-thinking technology solutions to federal agencies and the DoD. Formed in 2016 to serve federal customers CONUS, CITES has grown quickly into a best practices leader for the modern federal enterprise.

The Army Technical Management and Support Services ( TMASS) IDIQ contract and its associated task orders provide a full range of integrated Program Management & Operations, Business Management, Technical Management, Project Analysis & Mission Continuity Support services, and solutions necessary for Army PEO EIS to satisfy its mission to Rapidly deliver integrated, innovative and cost-effective systems and services for the Total Force, to globally connect the Army and provide a decisive information advantage to every soldier.

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, the 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.


Work you'll do

As a Data Engineer, SME within our Army Technical Management and Support Services (TMASS) Army Case Execution System (ACES) team, you will:
  • Lead and contribute to all aspects of data engineering activities within the software development life cycle, including the development of applicable technical documentation
  • Lead and participate in analyses to determine the 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 the 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 the overall program schedule, milestones, and required documentation
  • Lead Data Engineering Working Integrated Product Teams (WIPTs)
  • Maintain current and accurate knowledge of data engineering and 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 required

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

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

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Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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