Senior Data Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/24/2020 10:48 AM)
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LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers' unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies. 


Responsible for designing, building, testing, and maintaining the data collection and processing pipelines overseeing junior data engineering activities and aiding in for a large critical data processing and risk adjustment system for our Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) client. Also responsible for overseeing data engineering activities among a small team of data engineers and developers. This position is located in our Tysons, VA HQ with occasional (minimal) travel to the government client site in Baltimore, MD. 


The ideal candidate will have direct, applied experience with one or more of the following areas:

  • Responsible for building and maintaining optimized and highly available data pipelines that facilitate deeper analysis and reporting
  • Develop data structures and systems to support the generation of business insights
  • Maintain data infrastructure and develop scripts for regular processes
  • Define, design, and develop data flow diagrams, data dictionaries, and logical and physical models
  • Define data requirements, document data elements, and capture and maintain metadata
  • Develop procedures and code to identify and clean incomplete, inaccurate or irrelevant data
  • Develop procedures and code to perform data validation and quality assurance
  • Identify new opportunities to use data to improve business performance
  • Adhere to compliance and audit requirements for data storage, architecture, cybersecurity, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g., engineering, statistics, mathematics, information technology, etc.)
  • Master's degree is desired.
  • Must have at least 7-10 years of experience, preferably with a federal government customer.
  • Knowledge and experience in ETL processes and tools
  • Experience and background in relational databases, including SQL.
  • Experience validating data and writing quick summaries on data analysis.
  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages – Python experience preferred.
  • Experience with statistical software – SAS experience preferred.
  • Experience with cloud databases and infrastructure (e.g., Amazon S3) preferred.
  • Experience with Medicare, health care claims and/or payment systems preferred.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.



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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 (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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