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Data Engineer - Platform Developer, Managing Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:Data Engineering & Architecture ConsultingTravel Required:Up to 25%Clearance Required:NoneSummary: Our consultants on the Advanced Analytics & Intelligent Automation team help clients maximize the value of their data and automate business processes. This high performing team works with clients to implement the full spectrum of data analytics and data science, from data engineering, data querying and wrangling, to data visualization and dashboarding, to predictive analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence as well as robotic process automation (RPA). Our services enable our clients to define their information strategy, enable mission critical insights and data-driven decision making, reduce cost and complexity, increase trust, and improve operational effectiveness. Our consultants focus on client services, while also supporting business development, internal firm initiatives, and ongoing professional development.What You Will Do:

  • Serve as primary point of contact for a client engagement or flagship in-house platform
  • Understand needs and align architecture with key business requirements
  • Design and lead development using software engineering best practices (e.g.,12 factor app, DevSec Ops principles, CI/CD workflows)
  • Lead data scientists/analysts and cross-functional teams to build platforms for discovering, collecting, cleansing, and refining the data needed for analysis and modeling
  • Develop, build, test, and maintain scalable data pipeline architectures, tool sand data environments (e.g. data lakes, warehouses)
  • Utilize best practices for and identify ways to improve data management, reliability, efficiency, and quality
  • Utilize Spark, Databricks and/or other tools or platforms as necessary to meet project needs
  • Remove roadblocks to development through collaboration, communication, and creative solutions
  • Drive development best practices and continuous integration and delivery in an Agile framework
  • Operate in a cloud environment and assess environment specifications and requirements for big data and machine learningWhat You Will Need:
    • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
    • B.S./B.A. in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other computational discipline OR B.S./B.A. along with a professional development/bootcamp on data engineering
    • 5+ years of relevant professional experience
    • Experience architecting and building data services systems (e.g., pipelines, platforms)
    • Experience performing data engineering to enable data science and machine learning - Experience in Python or Scala
    • Understanding of relational databases, columnar data warehouses, NoSQL, and other storage types
    • Ability to design and instrument automation and CI/CD workflows
    • Familiar with DevOps and container technologies (Docker/Kubernetes)
    • Familiarity with cloud-based services (AWS, Azure, GCP)
    • Knowledge/experience designing and building distributed systems for scalability and security
    • Understanding of Agile development methodologies - Experience with micro services architecture and API gatewaysWhat Would Be Nice To Have:
      • M.S./M.A. in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other computational discipline
      • 10+ years of relevant professional experience
      • Familiarity with web app development (Flask, Django, or FastAPI)
      • Ability to work independently or in a collaborative team - Supporting clients: identifying and addressing needs, building relationships, being flexible, communicating effectively
      • Business development including RFP/RFQ/RFI responses
      • Knowledge of Public Sector domains (e.g., National Security, Defense, Public Health, etc.)
      • Additional Requirements:
        • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
        • Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours.
        • This is an exempt level role that may require more than 40What We Offer:Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
          • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
          • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
          • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
          • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
          • 401(k) Retirement Plan
          • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
          • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
          • Student Loan PayDown
          • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
          • Skills Development & Certifications
          • Employee Referral Program
          • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
          • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
          • Mobility StipendAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Washington DC , Data Engineer - Platform Developer, Managing Consultant, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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