Data Engineer

Location: NW Washington, DC
Date Posted: 07-25-2017
Position: Data Engineer
Location: NW Washington, DC
Status: Green Card, or US Citizen
Duration: Long Term Contract (5 Years)
Qualifications: 
  • 3+ years of experience working directly with customers, senior management and other technical teams
  • Strong documentation skills with the ability to recommend best practices and articulate process improvements and required changes
  • Organized, with the ability to meet production deadlines and self-directed
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Server and database orchestration using automation tools such as Puppet or Ansible.
  • Previous experience supporting a federal agency
Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and contribute to open source projects.
  • Experience working with Python, Go, Ruby, Java or C, Hadoop (and related technology) infrastructure implementation.
  • Tune and optimize servers in support of database workloads, in particular PostgreSQL clusters
  • Work with massive amounts of data in a high availability environment.
  • Apache or other webserver configuration supporting open source tools such as ckan.
  • Work with distributed database technologies such as Citus.
  • Monitor server performance
  • Manage code using Git 
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