Senior Data Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC | US-Remote
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/14/2024 2:16 PM)
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LMI is seeking a Senior Data Engineer to support a federal program management office (PMO) charged with planning, acquiring, and managing the deployment and operation of technology and capabilities to keep our borders safe.  We are seeking an energetic self-starter who is focused on practical and efficient solutions delivered by an interdisciplinary, collaborative team.  This individual will provide quality assurance support to the client’s program management office, located in Washington, D.C.


*This position requires one day a week onsite in Washington D.C


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian, national security, and defense agencies, operating free of commercial and political bias. For nearly 60 years, LMI has worked with 40 government agencies. From the departments of Defense to Health and Human Services, LMI is honored to support the government's mission and people around the globe. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking, mission-driven people who share that conviction.

LMI offers a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Flexible work schedules, tuition reimbursement, generous retirement contributions and leave policies; are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees. 


As a Senior Data Engineer you will help develop and deploy technical solutions to solve our customers’ hardest problems, using various platforms to integrate data, transform insights, and build first-class applications for operational decisions. You will leverage everything around you, core customer products and anything you and your team can build to drive real impact. Duties include meeting with clients to determine their software needs, coding, and testing software to ensure functionality and updating software programs to refine components like cybersecurity measures and data storage capacities.


Core Responsibilities 

  • Setup transfers of data feeds from source systems and integrate with existing data utilizing enterprise architecture best practices
  • Debug issues related to delayed or missing data feeds
  • Monitor build progress and debug build problems in conjunction with deployment teams
  • Rapid development and iteration cycles with SME’s including testing and troubleshooting application issues
  • Gather and evaluate user feedback
  • Recommend and execute improvements
  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting
  • Create dashboards for actionable decisions for senior leaders


  • SENIOR LEVEL: 10+ years of relevant experience and a STEM BS degree or 7 years relevant experience and a MS degree in computer science or systems engineering.
  • Strong expereince with Microsoft Power BI
  • Strong engineering background, preferably in fields such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering, Physics, or Data Science.
  • Proficiency with programming languages such as Python (Pyspark, Pandas) SQL, R, JavaScript, or similar languages.
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL;  linking analytic and data visualization products to database connections
  • Ability to work effectively in teams of technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Skill and comfort working in a rapidly changing environment with dynamic objectives and iteration with users.
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Proven track-record of strong customer communications including feedback gathering, execution updates, and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and problem-solving skills
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Technical Skills:
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
    • Microsoft Power BI
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft Power Automate
    • Microsoft PowerApps
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Clarity PPM
    • JavaScript
    • HTML and CSS
    • SQL Query
  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a comprehensive government security investigation must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information. The background investigation includes financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, and employment verifications.
  • US citizenship required
  • Highly Preferred: Active/Full U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) BI
  • This position is contingent on passing a CBP Background Investigation 




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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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