Data Engineer

Reston, VA

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an experienced Data Engineer to work as part of our Business Engineering team. Duties including preparing data sets, integration, warehousing, analysis, and performing data analysis functions across sets of transactional, operational, device, and various other data sources.

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an analytical area such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Philosophy or similar.
  • 3+ years relevant professional experience in Data Engineering and Business Intelligence
  • 4+ years in with Advanced SQL (analytic functions), ETL (from Transactional Systems), Data Warehousing (experience with Time Series Data)
  • Advanced data analysis skills – e.g. pivot table.
  • Strong knowledge of data warehousing concepts, including data warehouse technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL/ ELT and reporting/analytic tools and environments, data structures, data modeling and performance tuning.
  • Experience working with, preparing, and integrating various types of data structures – flat, relational, hierarchical, graph, etc.
  • Experience with data visualization and analysis
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
  • Knowledge of Business Process Modeling Notation & Business Process Management techniques
  • Healthcare Background

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic Programming experience (R, Python, Java, Javascript, etc.)
  • AngularJS
  • Semantic Open Source Software (SEMOSS)
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with IBM Informatica, Talend, AbInitio, Pentaho and/or other model driven application development platforms
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with Big Data (Hadoop, etc.) and non-traditional data management and analysis
  • Knowledge of Data Science Concepts
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Machine Learning Algorithms and Analysis
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Data Visualization and tools (Tableau)
  • Knowledge and/or experience on working with Hive and the Hadoop ecosystem


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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