Data Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Falls Church
Requisition ID 2020-58333
Posted Date
4 days ago(11/20/2020 10:13 AM)
# of Openings
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

Job Description Summary

This position is contingent upon award

The Data Engineer is an accomplished technical leader, proactive customer-focused advocate, a team player with substantial software engineering experience, preferably with some experience within the healthcare industry. The Data Engineer must have hands-on experience with enterprise level software development, integration and implementation. Big data experience is a plus. The ideal candidate will have an advanced understanding of ETL & ELT, data ingestion, data discovery & analysis, data cleansing, data transformation, data visualization, and SQL/data modeling. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to evaluate cutting edge technologies and overcome technical challenges in a fast-paced environment. The Data Engineer will play a key role of migrating three enterprise applications into a consolidated application which leverages DevOps, cloud computing, and data lake / big data technologies.

The candidate will
•Perform integration and process of multiple data sources using Python and/or SQL based on needs identified by SME’s
•Provide management and support for data health monitoring and scheduling

General Responsibilities:
•Architect, design, develop, implement, and maintain code, information architecture, and conceptual models to support data processing, and flows thru data lake
•Develop data & metadata policies and procedures
•Review and evaluate database performance, risk and financial analysis feasibility studies
•Investigate and repair application defects regardless of component including platform, business logic, data process logic, or database (SQL and data modeling).
•All other duties as assigned or directed

•At least five (5) years of systems/application analysis & design experience
•At least five (5) years of combined experience of data tools/languages and/or ETL (SQL, Python, Talend, Informatica, or other)

Technical Skills
•Excellent knowledge of relational databases (PostgreSQL, Oracle, RDS) including SQL, stored procedures, data modeling
•Excellent knowledge of SQL, complex SQL tuning, and data warehouse best practices
•Preferred experience with delivering code using Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) best practices and DevOps


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Select features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques.
- Conduct data mining processes through examining large data sets/databases, in order to generate new information.
- Identify appropriate decision technology techniques to apply relevant analytic frameworks
- Create automated anomaly detection systems and tracking model performance.
- Apply appropriate statistical analysis and quantitative methods to analyze data and predict future trends.
- Extend company's data with third party sources of information.
- Enhance data collection procedures.
- Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis.
- Conduct ad-hoc analysis.

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience.
- Advanced degree or professional designation preferred.
- Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.
- Work requires considerable judgment and initiative.
- Exert some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit


EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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