Data Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Leverage expertise in structured and unstructured data to perform data engineering activities on cutting-edge projects in the industry working with Big Data tools. Architect data systems and stand up data platforms, build-out ETL pipelines, write custom code, interface with data stores, perform data ingestion, and build data models. Assess, design, build, and maintain scalable data platforms that use the latest and best in Big Data tools. Perform analytical exploration and examination of data from multiple sources of data. Work with a multi-disciplinary team of analysts, data engineers, data scientists, developers, and data consumers in a fast-paced Scrum-based Agile environment that is pushing the envelope of leading-edge Big Data implementations.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience with developing ETL pipelines and developing data manipulation scripts
  • 2+ years of experience in using SQL and working with modern relational databases, including MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • 2+ years of experience with Big Data systems, including Hadoop, HDFS, Hive, or Cloudera
  • Experience with using Lucene based search engines, including elasticsearch or solr
  • Active Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Experience with Big Data ETL tools, including StreamSets and NiFi
  • Experience with AWS cloud technologies
  • Experience in working with enterprise and production systems
  • Ability to have a positive, can-do attitude to solve the challenges of tomorrow
  • Ability to learn technical concepts and communicate with multiple functional groups
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Hortonworks, Cloudera, or Big data Certifications


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and we’re dedicated to helping you grow as a data analysis professional. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to online and onsite training in data analysis and presentation methodologies, and tools like Hortonworks, Docker, Tableau, and Splunk
  • a chance to change the world with the Data Science Bowl—the world’s premier data science for social good competition
  • participation in partnerships with data science leaders, like our partnership with NVIDIA to deliver Deep Learning Institute (DLI) training to the federal government

You’ll have access to a wealth of training resources through our Analytics University, an online learning portal specifically geared towards data science and analytics skills, where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and state-of-the-art tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


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