Data Engineer

  • Washington, DC
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 60,000.00 per year
Full Time


Master data management
Object-Oriented Programming
IT service management
People skills
Software development
Government contracts
Use cases
Data flow
Technical analysis
Quality assurance
Systems architecture
Information systems
Cloud computing
Technical Support
Data engineering
Employment authorization
Amazon Lambda
Amazon S3
Stakeholder management
Product management
Data management
Customer engagement
Market analysis
Human resources
Project management
Security clearance
Cyber security
Amazon Web Services
Software deployment
Amazon SQS
Apache Kafka
Apache NiFi
Amazon DynamoDB
Amazon Redshift

Job Details

M9 Solutions is dedicated to providing IT services and solutions to the Federal Government by mobilizing the right people, skills, clearance levels, and technologies to help organizations who desire improved performance and modern, sustainable change. M9 has provided quality IT services and support to 27 Federal Agencies and multiple commercial customers across 41 states nationwide. Our capabilities include digital transformation, software development, cloud migration, applications & infrastructure, cybersecurity, data delivery & analytics, and IT talent solutions.

M9 Solutions is seeking a Data Engineer to workon a government contract for a client located in Washington, DC.An active Top Secret/SCI clearance is required.

  • Interpret business needs and select appropriate technologies in implementing data of shared and/or master sets of data.
  • Work with key business stakeholders, IT experts, and subject-matter experts to plan and deliver optimal data solutions.
  • Create, maintain, and optimize data pipelines as workloads move from development to production for specific use cases to ensure seamless data flow for the use case.
  • Perform technical and non-technical analyses on project issues and help to ensure technical implementations follow quality assurance metrics.
  • Analyze data and systems architecture, create designs, and implement information systems solutions.
  • Define and communicate a clear product vision for client's software products, aligning with user needs and business objectives.
  • Create and manage product roadmaps that reflect both innovation and growth strategies.
  • Develop and design data pipelines to support an end-to-end solution.
  • Develop and maintain artifacts (e.g. schemas, data dictionaries, and transforms related to extract, transform (ETL) processes).
  • Integrate data pipelines with AWS Cloud services to extract meaningful insights.
  • Manage production data within multiple datasets ensuring fault tolerance and redundancy.
  • Design and develop robust and functional dataflows to support raw data and expected data.
  • Provide technical support for deployed applications and dataflows.
  • Collaborate with the data engineering team to design and launch new features.
  • Coordinate and document dataflows, capabilities, etc.
  • Support off-hours deployment such as evening or weekends.
  • Coordinate with other team members to reach project milestones and deadlines.

Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Work Authorization: ship is required.
  • An active Top Secret/SCI clearance is required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
  • Knowledge of Cloud architectures and enabling tools and technologies, such as, AWS Cloud.
  • Familiar with AWS.
  • Knowledge with software platforms and services, such as, Docker, Kubernetes, JMS/SQS, SNS, Kafka, AWS Lambda, NiFi, Airflow, or similar.
  • Experience utilizing JavaScript, Elasticsearch, JSON, SQL, XML.
  • Knowledge with datastores MongoDB/DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, S3, Redshift, JDBC/ODBC, and Redis.
  • Familiar with Linux/Unix server environments.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology and publishing and/or presenting design reports.
  • Knowledge with Collaboration tools, such as, Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience with stakeholder management, ETL, data pipelines, effective team communication, product management, data engineering, data management, master data management, agile, intelligence community, and client engagement.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Master's degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Familiarity and experience with the intelligence community and the intel cycle.
  • Experience with Cloud message APIs and usage of push notifications.
  • Interest in learning and using the latest software tools, methods, and technologies to solve real world problems sets vital to national security.
  • Knowledge of public keys and digital certificates.
  • Experience with DevOps environments and Cloud message APIs and usage of push notifications.
  • Specialization in object-oriented programming languages, scripting, and databases.

Full-Time Employee Compensation
  • M9 Solutions' pay range for this position is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include, but are not limited to, responsibilities of the position, education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, location, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
  • M9 Benefits -

Salary Range

$60,000 - $180,000 USD

M9 Solutions LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer - AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled.

M9 Solutions, LLC (M9) is a Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer. M9 is subject to Executive Order 11246, which requires government contractors to take affirmative action to ensure that equal opportunity is provided in all aspects of their employment. Please click here to complete M9's Voluntary Self-Identification Form and then email it to . Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact M9's Human Resources Department at or at .

With 14+ years of proven delivery and steady growth, M9 Solutions is a unique small business with credible past performance and key capabilities offering project management services, solution architects, business analysts, program managers, technical architects, and technical consultants. M9 was recognized as an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2012. M9 Solutions believes that work should be fun, rewarding, and something everyone can be excited about. We offer a competitive compensation package and value diversity in driving the vision of the company.

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