• Jr. Data Engineer

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    Soft Tech Consulting is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed individual to fill the role of a Jr. Data Engineer for development activities for an existing government client. The place of performance for this contract is in Washington, DC.  Be a part of a collaborative team of 10 members, using agile processes, providing leadership necessary towards the successful delivery of 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.
    • Work with software engineers, visualization designers, data engineers, and data scientists to create a re-usable ecosystem to support efforts above.
    • Maintain big data infrastructure components such as Kafka & databricks.
    • Use GitHub, Jenkins and/or Lambda, automate tasks.


    • 1-4 years of experience in data engineering, data mining and data analytics.
    • Hands-on experience with AWS infrastructure including cloud formation templates.
    • 1 year of experience working with Kafka streaming technology.
    • 1 year of experience working with Big Data such as Hadoop or Spark.
    • 1 year of Scala scripting experience.
    • Demonstrate the understanding of statistical inference and model comparisons, and in feature extraction.
    • Understanding of relational database structures, research methods, and statistical models.
    • Understanding of Agile teams to build out a platform to show tangible results.
    • Experience with statistical packages is a plus (i.e. SPSSS, SAS, R, Matlab).
    • Experience with the AWS ecosystem is a plus.
    • Possess a Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Statistics, or any other related field.


    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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