Data Engineer (Remote) in Bethesda, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

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    Bethesda, MD
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Job Description

We are hiring for multiple Data Engineering positions on a REMOTE basis throughout the quarantine period. These positions are for immediate hires that will begin working in May.

As a senior data engineer, you will have the opportunity to build solutions that ingest, store and distribute our big data to be consumed by data scientists and our products. Our data engineers use Python, Hadoop, PySpark, Hive, and other data engineering technologies.


Take ownership of features and drive them to completion through all phases of the entire SDLC.

This includes internal and external facing applications as well as process improvement activities:
  • Participate in design of and develop Cloud and Hadoop based solutions
  • Perform unit and integration testing
  • Collaborate with architecture and lead and senior engineers to ensure consistent development practices
  • Participate in retrospective reviews
  • Participate in the estimation process for new work and releases
  • Collaborate with other engineers to solve and bring new perspectives to complex problems
  • Drive improvements in people, practices, and procedures
  • Embrace new technologies and an ever-changing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree typically in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Business Analytics or another STEM degree
  • 5+ years proven ability of professional data development experience
  • 3+ years proven ability of developing with Hadoop/HDFS
  • 3+ years developing experience with either Java or Python
  • 3+ years experience with PySpark/Spark
  • Full understanding of ETL concepts
  • Exposure to VCS (Git, SVN)
  • Strong understanding of Agile Principles (Scrum)
Preferred Skills – Experience in the following:
  • Exposure to NoSQL (Mongo, Cassandra, PostgreSQL)
  • Exposure to Service Oriented Architecture
  • Exposure to public cloud platforms, preferably Google and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Proficient with relational data modeling
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
Job ID: 336622

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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