Data Engineer

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    District of Columbia

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    13 days ago

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Data Engineer for an opportunity with a client located in Washington, DC.


  • Strong verbal/written communication & facilitation skills. Ability to take a requirement document, work through any ambiguity and follow through to implementation independently

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Strong work ethic, sense of ownership and a team player

  • Design and develop robust ETL processes using tools like Spark, Airflow, AWS Glue etc. to desired client specifications

  • Ability to analyze the data to identify the necessary pre-processing steps for the automated ETL processes

  • Solid understanding of SQL using databases like MS SQL Server, Redshift, etc.

  • Experience in Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Delivering the data pipeline with Quality and automated testing

  • Troubleshooting any issues that may arise and provide maintenance support

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field

  • Extensive knowledge of coding languages used to build data pipelines, such as Java, Scala, and/or Python

  • Hands on experience building data pipelines in AWS using AWS Glue, Redshift, S3 buckets and other relevant technologies

  • Proficiency in warehousing architecture techniques, including MOLAP, ROLAP, ODS, DM, and EDW

  • Proven work experience as an ETL developer

  • Experience using Source Code and Version Control systems like Git etc.

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to analyze a company's big-picture data needs

  • Clear communication skills

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve complex technical problems.

  • Desire to continually keep up with advancements in data best practices

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with data governance is a plus

  • Experience with Data Visualization tools like Power BI, Tableau, AWS Quicksight is a plus

  • Experience developing/supporting CI/CD pipelines

About Signature Consultants

Signature Consultants, a Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS) company, was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit

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