Principal Data Engineer - Python, JavaScript, SQL/NoSQL/Postgres

Company: Optello
Location: Washington, Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 03.SEP.2021
< >


Active Secret Clearance Required Job Title: Principal Data Engineer Hours: Full-Time Location: We are seeking CST/EST candidates only at ...


Active Secret Clearance Required

Job Title: Principal Data Engineer

Hours: Full-Time

Location: We are seeking CST/EST candidates only at this time.

DC/VA/MD regions are highly preferred!

Salary: DOE

Security Clearance: Yes, minimum Active Secret Clearance required to apply.

Since 1997, our company has provided complete technology solutions to the national security community. We are a leading provider of tailored integrated information technology, data, software engineering, and electromagnetic spectrum management solutions. We help each client meet the challenges of ever more demanding missions and thrive in dynamic environments. We ensure our clients are well-equipped to succeed in an increasingly volatile and complex future.

Our mission is to solve problems by applying technology-based solutions tailored to each clients individual strategic objectives. We strive to build long-term client relationships based on mutual trust and respect. We have a distinctive point of view: each client is unique and what each client values are equally specific. We also know value changes over time as new conditions prevail, new technologies become affordable, and new priorities emerge. Sustaining value, once created, is key; thats why Perpetual Innovation is part of our core operating principles.

Top Reasons to Work with Us

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • We are stable, been in business since 1997!
  • Competitive Pay & Benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
What You Will Be Doing

Day To Day
  • Leading end-to-end architectural design and development lifecycle for new data services/products, and making them operate at scale.
  • Partnering with Program Managers, Subject Matter Experts, Architects, Engineers, and Data Scientists across the organization where appropriate to understand customer requirements, design prototypes, and optimize existing data services/products.
  • Setting the standard for Data Science excellence in the teams you work with across the organization, and mentoring junior members in the Data Science division.
  • Participating in white paper and proposal development to win new business opportunities.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Analyzing and providing feedback on product strategy.
  • Participating in research, case studies, and prototypes on cutting-edge technologies and how they can be leveraged.
  • Working in a consultative fashion to improve communication, collaboration, and alignment amongst teams inside the Data Science division and across the organization.
  • Helping recruit, nurture, and retain top data engineering talent.
What You Need for this Position
  • Minimum Active Secret Clearance required.
  • 7+ years of experience bringing databases, data integration, and data analytics/ML technologies to production with a Ph.D./MS in Computer Science/Data Science/Computer Engineering or relevant field, or 10+ years of experience with a Bachelors degree.
  • Mastery in developing software code in one or more programming languages (Python, JavaScript, Java, Matlab, etc.).
  • Expert knowledge in databases (SQL, NoSQL, Graph, etc.) and data architecture (Data Lake, Delta Lake).
  • Knowledgeable in machine learning/AI methodologies.
  • Experience with one or more SQL-on-Hadoop technology (Hive, Impala, Spark SQL, Presto, etc.).
  • Experience in short release cycles and the full software lifecycle.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology (e.g., Scrum).
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills to deliver design documents, technical reports, and presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to attract and develop high-performing data engineering/science teams with an inspiring leadership style.
What's In It for You
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
So, if you are a Principal Data Engineer with experience, please apply today!
  • Apply directly to this job opening here!
  • E-mail directly for more information to
Email Your Resume In Word To

Looking forward to receiving your resume through our website and going over the position with you. Clicking apply is the best way to apply, but you may also:

  • Please do NOT change the email subject line in any way. You must keep the JobID: linkedin : MQ1- -- in the email subject line for your application to be considered.***
Marcus Quigley - Executive Recruiter - Optello

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Optello is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work - In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Optello will consider for Employment in the City of Los Angeles qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.

Apply Now


Loader2 Processing ...