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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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Senior Data Architect
Senior Data Architect
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Senior Data Architect
Senior Data Architect
Job Description<br><br>We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Data Architect to join our team in Alexandria, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with U...
Mid-Level Data Architect
Mid-Level Data Architect
Overview<br><br>Eagle Ray is seeking a mid-level data architect with experience supporting data analysis and modeling, data governance, and open source technologies to join an established team resp...
Mid-Level Data Architect
Mid-Level Data Architect
Overview<br><br>Eagle Ray is seeking a mid-level data architect with experience supporting data analysis and modeling, data governance, and open source technologies to join an established team resp...
Sr. Associate, Big Data Software Engineer
Sr. Associate, Big Data Software Engineer
Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Lighthouse - KPMG's Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics - has both applied data science, AI, and big data architecture capabilities. Here, you'll work with a d...
Sr. Associate, Big Data Software Engineer
Sr. Associate, Big Data Software Engineer
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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...
Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
Test Data Engineering Lead (18-00493)
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Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
CHENEGA DECISION SCIENCES, LLC<br><br>Company Job Title:<br><br>Senior Data Engineer<br><br>Clearance:<br><br>Secret<br><br>Location:<br><br>Arlington, VA<br><br>Reports To:<br><br>Program Manager<...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
CHENEGA DECISION SCIENCES, LLC<br><br>Company Job Title:<br><br>Senior Data Engineer<br><br>Clearance:<br><br>Secret<br><br>Location:<br><br>Arlington, VA<br><br>Reports To:<br><br>Program Manager<...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
McLean 2 (19052), 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 Executive ...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
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Analytics Software Engineer
Analytics Software Engineer
Overview<br><br>The Analytics Software Engineer will work within LMI's Advanced Analytics service line to design, develop, and maintain infrastructure to support analytics operating environments. T...
Analytics Software Engineer
Analytics Software Engineer
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ETL Developer
ETL Developer
Job Description:<br><br>Leidos has a need for a Data Engineer to support the development of a data lake for a project located in Mclean, VA.<br><br>In this role, candidate will work at a customer s...
ETL Developer
ETL Developer
Job Description:<br><br>Leidos has a need for a Data Engineer to support the development of a data lake for a project located in Mclean, VA.<br><br>In this role, candidate will work at a customer s...
Data Engineer, Mid
Data Engineer, Mid
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Data Engineer, Mid
Data Engineer, Mid
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Federal - Data Engineer
Federal - Data Engineer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Greenbelt, MD<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, V...
Federal - Data Engineer
Federal - Data Engineer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Greenbelt, MD<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, V...
CA/CST Team Lead
CA/CST Team Lead
Description:<br><br>Is it time for a new and exciting job opportunity? Phacil, an employee owned IT consulting company, is seeking a COMSEC Team Lead for an important customer in Vienna, VA. Join a...
CA/CST Team Lead
CA/CST Team Lead
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Senior Data Engineer
Senior 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...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
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Senior Data Warehouse Developer - TS/Fullscope Poly Clearance
Senior Data Warehouse Developer - TS/Fullscope Poly Clearance
Windward Consulting is at the forefront of Service-Centric IT. With strategic consulting, unparalleled technical expertise and our proven Windward Service-Centric IT Roadmap, we help our clients al...
Senior Data Warehouse Developer - TS/Fullscope Poly Clearance
Senior Data Warehouse Developer - TS/Fullscope Poly Clearance
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Data Engineer, Mid
Data Engineer, Mid
Data Engineer, Mid<br><br>Key Role:<br><br>Integrate, manipulate, and manage vast amounts of data into the next generation of data analytic solutions for clients. Deliver robust solutions that serv...
Data Engineer, Mid
Data Engineer, Mid
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Data Visualization Developer
Data Visualization Developer
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Data Visualization Developer
Data Visualization Developer
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ETL Engineer
ETL Engineer
ETL Engineer<br><br>Key Role:<br><br>Design, implement, and manage databases and data delivery systems and transform it into beautiful insights, analysis, and reporting. Leverage knowledge of Extra...
ETL Engineer
ETL Engineer
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Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Please review the job details below.<br><br>Maxar Technologies is currently seeking a Data Scientist/Engineer to help us with a big data analytic engine that lives in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and ...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
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Manager, Data Engineer and Architect
Manager, Data Engineer and Architect
Hilton is creating a best-in-class data & analytics department that will lead a connected ecosystem of data, technology, tools, techniques, people and processes. This innovative data & analytics fu...
Manager, Data Engineer and Architect
Manager, Data Engineer and Architect
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Cloud Data Engineer
Cloud Data Engineer
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Cloud Data Engineer
Cloud Data Engineer
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GEOINT Data Java Developer
GEOINT Data Java Developer
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GEOINT Data Java Developer
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SAP BI/BW Developer
SAP BI/BW Developer
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SAP BI/BW Developer
SAP BI/BW Developer
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Principal Azure Data Engineer (Sr. Specialist Business Solutions)
Principal Azure Data Engineer (Sr. Specialist Business Solutions)
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Principal Azure Data Engineer (Sr. Specialist Business Solutions)
Principal Azure Data Engineer (Sr. Specialist Business Solutions)
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Lead Specialist, Federal Data Software Engineer
Lead Specialist, Federal Data Software Engineer
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Lead Specialist, Federal Data Software Engineer
Lead Specialist, Federal Data Software Engineer
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Lead Specialist, Federal Data Software Engineer
Lead Specialist, Federal Data Software Engineer
Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering r...
Lead Specialist, Federal Data Software Engineer
Lead Specialist, Federal Data Software Engineer
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Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Data Engineer<br><br>Location: Mclean, VA<br><br>Duration: 6 months with possible extension/ possible contract to hire<br><br>Description:<br><br>* Could be equivalent to Dir/Sr Director role<br><b...
Data Engineer
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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Data Developer
Data Developer
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Data Developer
Data Developer
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Data Visualization Developer
Data Visualization Developer
Job Description<br><br>Salient CRGT is looking for a candidate to work on a large Enterprise Data Warehouse contract to assist with Tableau development in Washington, DC.<br><br>Responsibilities:<b...
Data Visualization Developer
Data Visualization Developer
Job Description<br><br>Salient CRGT is looking for a candidate to work on a large Enterprise Data Warehouse contract to assist with Tableau development in Washington, DC.<br><br>Responsibilities:<b...
Associate, Big Data Software Engineer, Financial Services
Associate, Big Data Software Engineer, Financial Services
Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Lighthouse - KPMG's Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics - has both applied data science, AI, and big data architecture capabilities. Here, you'll work with a d...
Associate, Big Data Software Engineer, Financial Services
Associate, Big Data Software Engineer, Financial Services
Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Lighthouse - KPMG's Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics - has both applied data science, AI, and big data architecture capabilities. Here, you'll work with a d...
Software Engineer - Spark/Scala
Software Engineer - Spark/Scala
McLean 2 (19052), 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 Executive ...
Software Engineer - Spark/Scala
Software Engineer - Spark/Scala
McLean 2 (19052), 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 Executive ...

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Top Skills for Data Engineers

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