Data Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:

Data is absolutely the lifeblood of Advana and our data engineers are the doctors administering it!  Our data engineers support data collection, ingestion, validation, and loading of optimized data in the appropriate data stores. They work on a team made up of analysts, developers, data scientists, and a product lead and everyone on the team collaborates in support of a specific the mission. Working directly with the analysts and the product lead, the data engineer identifies and implements solutions for the data requirements, including building pipelines to collect data from disparate, external sources, implementing rules to validate that expected data is received, cleansed, transformed, massaged and in an optimized output format for the data store. The Data Engineer performs validation and analytics corresponding with client requirements and evolves solutions through automation, optimizing performance with minimal human involvement. As pipelines are executed, the data engineer monitors their status, performance, and troubleshoots issues while working on improvements to ensure the solution is the very best version to address the customer need. 

As a Mid-Level Data Engineer, this role focuses specifically on the development and maintenance of scalable data stores that supply big data in forms needed for business analysis. The best athlete candidate for this position will be able to apply advanced consulting skills, extensive technical expertise and has full industry knowledge to develop innovative solutions to complex problems. This candidate is able to work without considerable direction and may mentor or supervise other team members. This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely.

What we’re looking for:

  • Someone with a solid background developing solutions for high volume, low latency applications and can operate in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment.
  • A candidate with distributed computer understanding and experience with SQL, Python, Spark, and/or ETL techniques . 
  • A person who appreciates the opportunity to be independent, creative and challenged. 
  • An individual with a curious mind, passionate about solving problems quickly and bringing innovative ideas to the table.

You Have:  

  • 4+ years of experience with SQL
  • 4+ years of experience with a modern programming language, including Python, C, C++, or Java
  • 2+ years of experience with developing data pipelines using modern Big Data ETL technologies that are similar to Apache NiFi, Apache Airflow, Apache Spark, PySpark, Pandas, Dask, Ray, Luigi, Python Arrow, or StreamSets
  • 1 year of experience with working in a big data or cloud environment 
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or Business IT

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with the DoD Data Catalog
  • Experience with working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with supporting federal clients for analytical and data pain points
  • Ability to learn technical concepts quickly and communicate with multiple functional groups
  • Ability to display a positive, can-do attitude to solve the challenges of tomorrow
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

Clearance: 

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.

Compensation:
At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full time and part time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs, individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits.

Salary for this position is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, location, the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience, as well as contract specific affordability and organizational requirements. The proposed salary range for this position is outlined below.

Colorado: $88,400 - $184,800 (annualized USD)
New York (including New York City): $94,000 - $225,900 (annualized USD)

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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