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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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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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Associate, Data Engineer, Financial Services
Associate, Data 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, Data Engineer, Financial Services
Associate, Data 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...
Development, Technical Lead - Emerging Data Technology team
Development, Technical Lead - Emerging Data Technology team
At Freddie Mac, Emerging Data Technology Approved Provisioning Points (APPs) team is responsible for creating consolidated data stores based on data subject matters such as Loan, Contract and Secur...
Development, Technical Lead - Emerging Data Technology team
Development, Technical Lead - Emerging Data Technology team
At Freddie Mac, Emerging Data Technology Approved Provisioning Points (APPs) team is responsible for creating consolidated data stores based on data subject matters such as Loan, Contract and Secur...
Software Engineer (Data Science)
Software Engineer (Data Science)
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia<br><br>At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Exe...
Software Engineer (Data Science)
Software Engineer (Data Science)
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia<br><br>At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Exe...
Enterprise Data Architect
Enterprise Data Architect
Job Description<br><br>Description: In this role you will: DA will be responsible for Data Architecture/Modeling consulting services to the Data Governance Program under US Courts Judiciary Data & ...
Enterprise Data Architect
Enterprise Data Architect
Job Description<br><br>Description: In this role you will: DA will be responsible for Data Architecture/Modeling consulting services to the Data Governance Program under US Courts Judiciary Data & ...
Data Architect
Data Architect
Meet our professionals<br><br>CGI: A place to build an IT career<br><br>Position Description:<br><br>The Electronic Procurement System (EPS) implementation project will provide a web based acquisit...
Data Architect
Data Architect
Meet our professionals<br><br>CGI: A place to build an IT career<br><br>Position Description:<br><br>The Electronic Procurement System (EPS) implementation project will provide a web based acquisit...
Data Engineer III
Data Engineer III
Data Engineer III<br><br>The Data Engineer III will provide technical leadership and vision to an Agile development team to maintain and refine the strategic roadmap and to refine the product backl...
Data Engineer III
Data Engineer III
Data Engineer III<br><br>The Data Engineer III will provide technical leadership and vision to an Agile development team to maintain and refine the strategic roadmap and to refine the product backl...
Cyber Engineer/Analyst - Behavioral Analytics - some travel
Cyber Engineer/Analyst - Behavioral Analytics - some travel
Cyber Engineer/Analyst - Behavioral Analytics - some travel for U.S. Government Client<br><br>Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in solving the toughest management and t...
Cyber Engineer/Analyst - Behavioral Analytics - some travel
Cyber Engineer/Analyst - Behavioral Analytics - some travel
Cyber Engineer/Analyst - Behavioral Analytics - some travel for U.S. Government Client<br><br>Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in solving the toughest management and t...
Big Data Cloud Engineer
Big Data Cloud Engineer
The Company<br><br>Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for bu...
Big Data Cloud Engineer
Big Data Cloud Engineer
The Company<br><br>Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for bu...
Federal - Junior Big Data Engineer
Federal - Junior 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 with offices...
Federal - Junior Big Data Engineer
Federal - Junior 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 with offices...
Big Data Developer
Big Data Developer
Job Description<br><br>The Data Consumption team of Decision Sciences and Transformation (DSaT) department is seeking a highly motivated Big Data Developer to start or continue an IT career on the ...
Big Data Developer
Big Data Developer
Job Description<br><br>The Data Consumption team of Decision Sciences and Transformation (DSaT) department is seeking a highly motivated Big Data Developer to start or continue an IT career on the ...
Data Governance Solution Architect
Data Governance Solution Architect
Overview<br><br>The Data Governance Solution Architect will understand key principles of data management and stewardship, organize and manage data assets and their related data policies and busines...
Data Governance Solution Architect
Data Governance Solution Architect
Overview<br><br>The Data Governance Solution Architect will understand key principles of data management and stewardship, organize and manage data assets and their related data policies and busines...
ETL Informatica Developer
ETL Informatica Developer
Informatica ETL Developers<br><br>Work you'll do<br><br>Exciting opportunity, searching for an Informatica PowerCenter developer to develop and enhance ETLS from various sources into an Oracle Data...
ETL Informatica Developer
ETL Informatica Developer
Informatica ETL Developers<br><br>Work you'll do<br><br>Exciting opportunity, searching for an Informatica PowerCenter developer to develop and enhance ETLS from various sources into an Oracle Data...
Senior Data Architect
Senior Data Architect
Senior Data Architect<br><br>Blackstone Federal is seeking a Senior Data Architect with experience in enterprise resource management, and/or federal enterprise data solutions. The ideal candidate w...
Senior Data Architect
Senior Data Architect
Senior Data Architect<br><br>Blackstone Federal is seeking a Senior Data Architect with experience in enterprise resource management, and/or federal enterprise data solutions. The ideal candidate w...
Senior Big Data Developer
Senior Big Data Developer
SWIFT provides the platform, messaging, standards, and products & services to over 11,000 customers in 200+ countries and territories. Our employees are the foundation of this success.<br><br>SWIFT...
Senior Big Data Developer
Senior Big Data Developer
SWIFT provides the platform, messaging, standards, and products & services to over 11,000 customers in 200+ countries and territories. Our employees are the foundation of this success.<br><br>SWIFT...
Analytics Software Engineer
Analytics Software Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>Reinvent yourself at Leidos! Uncover your potential by becoming a member of our team.<br><br>Our Leidos Innovation Center seeks you, experienced and creative C++ software en...
Analytics Software Engineer
Analytics Software Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>Reinvent yourself at Leidos! Uncover your potential by becoming a member of our team.<br><br>Our Leidos Innovation Center seeks you, experienced and creative C++ software en...
Applied Data Engineer, ETL
Applied Data Engineer, ETL
What we do<br><br>Civis Analytics helps leading businesses, nonprofits, and government use data to identify, attract, and engage customers, constituents, and citizens. With a blend of proprietary d...
Applied Data Engineer, ETL
Applied Data Engineer, ETL
What we do<br><br>Civis Analytics helps leading businesses, nonprofits, and government use data to identify, attract, and engage customers, constituents, and citizens. With a blend of proprietary d...
Data Engineer / AWS Developer
Data Engineer / AWS Developer
FI Consulting is seeking a full-time Data Engineer / AWS Developer based out of our Arlington, VA Headquarters. FI develops, deploys and maintains a wide variety of applications for its commercial ...
Data Engineer / AWS Developer
Data Engineer / AWS Developer
FI Consulting is seeking a full-time Data Engineer / AWS Developer based out of our Arlington, VA Headquarters. FI develops, deploys and maintains a wide variety of applications for its commercial ...
Data Architect
Data Architect
Job Description<br><br>In this role you will:<br><br>* The Data and Reporting Team is responsible for all data related IT tasks. These tasks cover the areas of enhancing and maintaining our Data Wa...
Data Architect
Data Architect
Job Description<br><br>In this role you will:<br><br>* The Data and Reporting Team is responsible for all data related IT tasks. These tasks cover the areas of enhancing and maintaining our Data Wa...
Software Engineer, Platforms - Data & Services
Software Engineer, Platforms - Data & Services
Who is Mastercard?<br><br>We are the global technology company behind the world's fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previ...
Software Engineer, Platforms - Data & Services
Software Engineer, Platforms - Data & Services
Who is Mastercard?<br><br>We are the global technology company behind the world's fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previ...
Data Architect
Data Architect
Do you enjoy developing creative solutions to challenging problems?<br><br>Do you want to make significant contributions to national security through software and systems engineering?<br><br>Are yo...
Data Architect
Data Architect
Do you enjoy developing creative solutions to challenging problems?<br><br>Do you want to make significant contributions to national security through software and systems engineering?<br><br>Are yo...
Linked Data Engineer
Linked Data Engineer
Introduction:<br><br>The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is ...
Linked Data Engineer
Linked Data Engineer
Introduction:<br><br>The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is ...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Introduction:<br><br>Are you passionate about providing real impact to the country's toughest national security problems?<br><br>Are you searching for engaging work with an employer that prioritize...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Introduction:<br><br>Are you passionate about providing real impact to the country's toughest national security problems?<br><br>Are you searching for engaging work with an employer that prioritize...
Linked Data Engineer
Linked Data Engineer
Introduction:<br><br>The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is ...
Linked Data Engineer
Linked Data Engineer
Introduction:<br><br>The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is ...
Enterprise Data Architect
Enterprise Data Architect
Overview<br><br>Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinica...
Enterprise Data Architect
Enterprise Data Architect
Overview<br><br>Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinica...
HANA Data Architect
HANA Data Architect
Position Description:<br><br>This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a team of passionate technologists. We take an innovative approach to supporting our ...
HANA Data Architect
HANA Data Architect
Position Description:<br><br>This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a team of passionate technologists. We take an innovative approach to supporting our ...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia<br><br>At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Exe...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia<br><br>At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Exe...
Systems Engineer III (Data Analysis Specialist)
Systems Engineer III (Data Analysis Specialist)
Conducts systems, data, and operations analysis, requirements and systems development analysis and design. Conducts independent scientific and technical investigations. Applies formal, established ...
Systems Engineer III (Data Analysis Specialist)
Systems Engineer III (Data Analysis Specialist)
Conducts systems, data, and operations analysis, requirements and systems development analysis and design. Conducts independent scientific and technical investigations. Applies formal, established ...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
About VividCortex<br><br>VividCortex is a groundbreaking database monitoring platform that gives developers and DBAs deep visibility into the database. Our solution is delivered as software-as-a-se...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
About VividCortex<br><br>VividCortex is a groundbreaking database monitoring platform that gives developers and DBAs deep visibility into the database. Our solution is delivered as software-as-a-se...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will joi...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will joi...
Big Data Developer
Big Data Developer
SWIFT provides the platform, messaging, standards, and products & services to over 10.500 customers in 215 countries and territories.<br><br>The Data Analytics team deliverscomponents of an Operati...
Big Data Developer
Big Data Developer
SWIFT provides the platform, messaging, standards, and products & services to over 10.500 customers in 215 countries and territories.<br><br>The Data Analytics team deliverscomponents of an Operati...

How HIRED Works

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Showcase your skill set, passions and career aspirations on your personalized Hired profile.

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Respond to interview requests from employers for opportunities that match your goals and salary requirements.

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Accept the opportunity that's right for you and start your
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Top Skills for Data Engineers

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