• Senior Data Engineer / Technical Lead

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    Soft Tech Consulting is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed individual to fill the role of Sr. Data Engineer/Technical Lead, overseeing design and development activities for an existing government client. The place of performance for this contract is in Washington, DC. Lead a collaborative team of 10 members, using agile process, providing leadership necessary toward the successful delivery of the project deliverables and provide effective communication to all levels of staff.


    • Process/aggregate structured and unstructured data for ETL processing using Scala.
    • Build out a model to support the statistics, data mining, and machine learning of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data to explore and extract insights to risk and fraud and advance executive reporting.  
    • Develop algorithms and to apply mathematics to data, perform large scale experimentation and build data driven dashboards / reports to translate data into intelligence, solve a variety of business problems and enable business strategy.
    • Support data management tasks such as merging, cleansing, and identifying relationships in data.
    • Analyze large, complex datasets to generate actionable insights and help clients to solve difficult problems.
    • Lead a team of data engineers to create a re-usable ecosystem to support efforts above.
    • Maintain big data infrastructure components such as Kafka & databricks.
    • Using Github, Jenkins and/or Lambda, automate tasks.


    • 5 years of experience managing data engineering, data mining, and data analytics teams.
    • Expertise in relational database structures, research methods, and statistical models.
    • Ability to lead a data engineering Agile team to build out a platform to show tangible results.
    • Understanding of Hadoop, Kafka streaming, REST API, and AWS Ecosystem.
    • Experience with coding with Java.
    • Experience with scripting or programming languages (i.e. Scala, Perl, Python, Java C/C++).
    • Experience with the AWS ecosystem is a plus.
    • Experience with Big Data technology stack is a plus (i.e. Hadoop, Elastic Search, Mahout, etc.).
    • Experience with statistical packages (i.e. SPSSS, SAS, R, Matlab) is a plus.
    • Experience with deep learning libraries a plus (i.e. Caret, Stan, PyMC, Tensorflow, etc.).
    • Possess a Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, or any other related field.
    • Data visualization and presentation skills a plus.


    About Us

    Soft Tech Consulting, Inc. is a woman and minority-owned small business headquartered in Chantilly, VA. With contracts in both the public and private sectors in the DC metro area and across the country, Soft Tech is an organization made up of highly successful and talented Information Technology professionals offering enterprise class solutions for any size organization at great value. Soft Tech’s mission is to help government organizations design, implement, and maintain mission critical Information Technology solutions. By focusing jointly on our employees and our customers, we are able to achieve our mission by providing each and every one of our customers with continuous quality customer support. Soft Tech Consulting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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