• Data Product Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/11/2018 9:48 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Data Product Engineer will work within LMI’s Advanced Analytics service line to develop end-to-end data-centric products. This position will develop customer-facing products that incorporate advanced analytics, enterprise data management, application development, IT infrastructure, and as-as-service delivery models to provide users an integrated experience with their data. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a strong foundation for the desired competencies, as well as the motivation to further develop additional technical and professional skills through hands-on experience, training, and mentorship.


    The Data Product Engineer will:

    • Work collaboratively with data scientists, data engineers, software developers, designers, and project managers to shape data products.
    • Execute as an engineer and deliver products with a pragmatic focus on ROI and an understanding of target markets.
    • Evaluate commercial IT products and integrate these to deliver custom IT solutions for analyzing and interacting with data.
    • Adapt to different styles of execution ranging from developing prototypes through multiple iterations to building sustainable systems to support stable, production environments.
    • Establish a deep understanding of a product based on discussions and research with product owners and users, intuition, and an understanding of the desired outcomes of a requested product.
    • Establish an awareness and understanding of technical constraints, resources, and opportunities, such as cost, speed to market, scalability, security, and operational constraints within the federal government.
    • Contribute to internal research and development efforts, identify and evaluate innovation, and find ways to apply innovative technology to develop practical solutions for internal and federal transformation initiatives.
    • Promote enterprise data governance programs to improve the quality and security of corporate and customer data.
    • Communicate complex, technical analytic results in a clear and concise fashion to leadership, colleagues, and small audiences that are familiar with content.
    • Provide a strong technical voice in the product development process to evaluate technical tradeoffs.
    • Produce high-quality analysis and demonstrate proficiency in rigorous quantitative analysis.
    • Independently develop sound analytic frameworks and methodologies for addressing both structured and unstructured problems.
    • Adapt to dynamic environments and self-motivate, demonstrating a capacity for self-enrichment, independent thought and sound judgment while creatively applying quantitative analysis methods.
    • Travel to field locations as needed to keep current with customer challenges and technology.
    • Work closely with business development efforts to identify and understand customer challenges and apply expertise to develop tailored and practical solutions.
    • Mentor and train junior staff individually or as a member of a project team.


    • Degree (Master’s or Ph.D. preferred) in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computer science, economics, or other related business or technical discipline is required.
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in research and analysis, computational science, or advanced analytics.
    • Portfolio of data visualization products or deliverables from previous projects that have been developed by the candidate.
    • Experience developing solution architectures and leveraging IT infrastructure to deliver IT or business solutions to customers.
    • Strongly preferred experience with security requirements in a federal IT environment, including FedRAMP-certified providers and FISMA requirements for acquiring an Authority to Operate (ATO).
    • Computer programming experience across multiple programming paradigms and languages, including JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Java, and C#.
    • Web development experience using web programming languages, such as HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, and web application frameworks, such as Angular, Node.js, and Express.js.
    • Inclination towards user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design to deliver polished, customer-facing products.
    • Desire to develop solutions using cloud-based application development platforms, such as SeviceNow and Salesforce.
    • Experience visualizing data and creating dashboards using custom or commercial products, such as Tableau, Qlik, D3, Power BI, RShiny, and plotly.
    • Working knowledge of data science methods related to data engineering, feature engineering, predictive analytics, and natural language processing.
    • Working knowledge of database technology and enterprise data management principles.
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to compose, write, and edit a variety of general business correspondence, management reports, technical presentations, and position papers.

    Applicants for this position may be subjected to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Please note that only US Citizens are eligible to obtain security clearances. 


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