Data Engineer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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Job Description

Eliassen's data engineers help our clients work with actionable data and analytics to improve their data solutions. We are looking for data engineers and specialists with an eye for detail and who are able to harness data analytics to transform data solutions.  As a data engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to our client’s needs. Our dynamic clients use data to transform the lives of their clients. Together we are seeking team members who thrive in collaborative environments, who measure the results of their decisions religiously and act on those results decisively.

Responsibilities of the Data Engineer:

  • Manage all data flow by developing processes that verify, standardize, and scale data input and transformation and storage
  • Work with engineers to automate recurring ETL and reporting jobs
  • Work closely with the Data Analysts as well as with our customer-facing Product Owner’s to design and implement business requirements and develop processes necessary to provide visibility into the data via our data warehouse provisions and reporting infrastructure
  • Work closely with the front-end developers to ensure data that is brought in and managed is clean, accurate, available and complete
  • Identify data-related issues or inconsistencies. Produce actionable recommendations that address known problems and then implement solutions, such as developing automated quality control scripts
  • Consume 3rd party API data to enhance data integrity
  • Maintain data flows into BI tools
  • Perform additional team responsibilities as necessary, such as contributing to development of the data warehouse and curating data for the Data Science division
  • Communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner to diverse stakeholders

Qualifications of the Data Engineer:

  • You have a BS/BA degree or equivalent practical experience
  • You have enterprise-class software development experience and understand what it means to support a SaaS product
  • You take personal responsibility for the quality of your work and believe that your work is a reflection of yourself and the team
  • You develop software that lasts, and is not replaced in the next refactoring cycle
  • You know and follow accepted Software Design Patterns and are familiar with Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • You love data and dream of uncovering insights in large datasets
  • You have worked with a variety of data environments including both SQL and NoSQL and are able to describe when to use a particular approach
  • You have demonstrated the ability to pick up any language –we highly value the ability to learn and adapt quickly. If your core language is Java, Erlang, etc., tell us about why you like it
  • You meet your commitments and believe in delivering on time, and can manage expectations and priorities effectively when unexpected issues arise

Ideal candidate can work without sponsorship. Sponsorship will be considered.

Job ID: 312433

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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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