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Big Data Engineer in McLean, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Eliassen Group has partnered with a large financial client in Northern Virginia seeking Big Data Engineers to support a variety of efforts. You will be working in an Agile/Scrum team responsible for developing big data pipelines and delivering Big Data/AWS software solutions to drive business decisions. This is a long-term role where our client is looking to convert this resource into a full-time employee.

This position offers a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build new data pipelines in AWS from various structured and unstructured data sources using Hadoop and Spark
  • Work with a cross-functional Agile team delivering incremental software deployments
  • Code Big Data solutions in Java, Scala or Python
  • Collaborate effectively with a global team of Product Owners, Software Engineers, DevOps Engineers and support staff to deliver scalable software solutions
  • Forward thinking and innovative mindset to solve business problems
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies


  • 3+ years of experience in a Big Data Engineer or similar role working in a data management environment
  • Experience with Spark or the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Hands-on experience developing Big Data solutions deployed in AWS
  • Proficiency in OOP in Java, Python or Scala to perform ETL procedures
  • Creative thinking, problem solving skills, and a never-ending desire for learning
  • Good communication, presentation, and collaboration skills with both functional and technical professionals
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines using Docker or Jenkins
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases such as SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, MongoDB

Job ID: 318711

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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