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Data Engineer Jobs in Washington D.C.

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Data Engineers are skilled professionals who design and build data architectures for companies or organizations. They also help companies improve the efficiency of their existing data systems, as well as conduct tests or upgrades to the data management software to ensure optimal performance. Other responsibilities may include building analytic tools for data pipelines and developing the infrastructure for loading, transforming or extracting information from data sources.

Most Data Engineers are employed in full-time positions. They may work alongside other IT professionals like software developers, data analysts and database administrations. While there is no specific path to becoming one, Data Engineers typically have a degree in computer science or information technology as well as related certifications. Data Engineers must also be effective communicators as well as good in programming skills in languages like Java and C++ and SQL.

Living and Working in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., has a diversified economy consisting of strong tourism, professional services and academic sectors. It features growing industries in the areas of finance, scientific research and finance. The city also houses close to 200 foreign embassies and major international organizations like the World Bank.

Like most major urban cities, Washington is packed with restaurants, museums, malls and cultural attractions. The city is divided into several neighborhoods, each of which is linked by an extensive and effective public transit system. Washington also offers plenty in the way of nightlife, especially along the U Street Corridor.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Data Engineers in Washington D.C. earn an average annual salary of
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$133,486
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $170,000, with a median salary of $135,000.

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Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Office of Information Technology (OIT) is seeking to acquire highly qualified cross-functional Data ...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
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Federal - Big Data Engineer
Federal - Big Data Engineer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Arlington, VA - Washington DC<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps c...
Federal - Big Data Engineer
Federal - Big Data Engineer
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Data Scientist Technical Lead
Data Scientist Technical Lead
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Data Scientist Technical Lead
Data Scientist Technical Lead
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Job Description<br><br>The Agency is interested in IT Modernization efforts and Re-skilling and Workforce Transformation. Re-skill and up-skill employees i...
Data Architect
Data Architect
Job Description<br><br>Provide support for the update and development efforts of a Business Intelligence application used by analysts for information collection, integration, reporting, and analyti...
Data Architect
Data Architect
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Data Engineer (Python, Spark, AWS)
Data Engineer (Python, Spark, AWS)
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Data Engineer (Python, Spark, AWS)
Data Engineer (Python, Spark, AWS)
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Master Data Engineer
Master Data Engineer
1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia<br><br>At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executi...
Master Data Engineer
Master Data Engineer
1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia<br><br>At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executi...
Sr. Data Engineer
Sr. Data Engineer
Please review the job details below.<br><br>The Data Intelligence Team is the hub for data engineering that drives business decisions and company strategy across all parts of Maxar. The team builds...
Sr. Data Engineer
Sr. Data Engineer
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Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
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Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
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Sr. Data Engineer
Sr. Data Engineer
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Sr. Data Engineer
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Data Engineer (Master)
Data Engineer (Master)
Job Description:<br><br>Leidos' Defense & Intelligence Group is currently seeking expertise to transform and build an end-to-end national-level security environment using DevOps to integrate, devel...
Data Engineer (Master)
Data Engineer (Master)
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Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC supports the mission of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities (DDRE(AC)) in the new Office of the Under Secretary...
Data Engineer
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Data Engineer
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Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
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Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
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Senior Data Engineer - Card Technology
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Senior Data Engineer - Card Technology
Senior Data Engineer - Card Technology
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Lead Data Engineer - Card Technology
Lead Data Engineer - Card Technology
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Lead Data Engineer - Card Technology
Lead Data Engineer - Card Technology
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Data Engineer - Card Technology
Data Engineer - Card Technology
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Data Engineer - Card Technology
Data Engineer - Card Technology
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Data Engineer (Secret Clearance)
Data Engineer (Secret Clearance)
Overview<br><br>LMI is a government consulting firm headquartered in Tysons, VA, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the bes...
Data Engineer (Secret Clearance)
Data Engineer (Secret Clearance)
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Software Data Engineer
Software Data Engineer
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Software Data Engineer
Software Data Engineer
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Big Data Platform Automation Engineer
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Big Data Platform Automation Engineer
Big Data Platform Automation Engineer
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Big Data Platform Automation Engineer
Big Data Platform Automation Engineer
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Big Data Platform Automation Engineer
Big Data Platform Automation Engineer
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Master Data Engineer - Card Technology
Master Data Engineer - Card Technology
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Master Data Engineer - Card Technology
Master Data Engineer - Card Technology
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Data Engineer 2 - Big Data/Cloud
Data Engineer 2 - Big Data/Cloud
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Data Engineer 2 - Big Data/Cloud
Data Engineer 2 - Big Data/Cloud
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Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
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Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
We are seeking an individual who has had previous experience with Test Data management. In this role, they will understand test data needs, guide and recommend test data solutions to customers. Ind...
Federal - Senior Big Data Engineer
Federal - Senior Big Data Engineer
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Federal - Senior Big Data Engineer
Federal - Senior Big Data Engineer
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Senior Data Engineer (Machine Learning Integrations)
Senior Data Engineer (Machine Learning Integrations)
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Senior Data Engineer (Machine Learning Integrations)
Senior Data Engineer (Machine Learning Integrations)
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Health Services Data Warehouse Developer
Health Services Data Warehouse Developer
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Health Services Data Warehouse Developer
Health Services Data Warehouse Developer
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Data Engineer II
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Data Engineer II
Data Engineer II
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Data Hub Engineer
Data Hub Engineer
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Data Hub Engineer
Data Hub Engineer
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Big Data Developer
Big Data Developer
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Big Data Developer
Big Data Developer
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Senior Data Architect
Senior Data Architect
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Senior Data Architect
Senior Data Architect
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Top Skills for Data Engineers

  1. SQL
  2. Python
  3. Scala
  4. Java
  5. PHP