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Data Engineer SME (2021-0139)

Acclaim Technical Services
Chantilly, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Acclaim Technical Services, founded in 2000, is a leading language and intelligence services company supporting a wide range of U.S. Federal agencies. We are an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company, which is uncommon within our business sector. We see this as a significant strength, and it shows: ATS is consistently ranked as a top workplace among DC area firms and continues to grow.

We are actively hiring a Data Engineer (SME) with TS/SCI clearance and polygraph to join our team working in Chantilly, Virginia. In this position, you will manipulate data and data flows for both existing and new systems. You will also provide support in data extraction, transformation and load (ETL), data mapping, analytical support, operational support, and maintenance support of data and associated systems. As a member of this team, you will work in a fast-paced, dynamic team-based environment.


  • Provide support in the areas of data extraction, transformation, and load (ETL), data mapping, data extraction, analytical support, operational support, database support, and maintenance support of data and associated systems.
  • Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for the ETL process.
  • Develop complex data flows or makes significant enhancements to existing pipelines.
  • Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.
  • Research emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution.
  • Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation.
  • Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers.
  • May serve as a technical team or task leader.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 10+ years of related software engineering and ETL experience.
  • Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and team building skills.


  • Experience with the following languages: Java/J2EE, SQL, XML, XQuery, XPath, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Python, Shell Scripting, JSON
  • Experience building and maintaining data flows in NiFi or Pentaho
  • Knowledge of servers operating systems: Linux, windows
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Focus on continual process improvement with a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to follow directions and finish task

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

ATS is committed to a program of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion/creed, hairstyles and hair textures, handicap/disability, genetic information/history, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic or condition protected by federal, state or local law. It is the policy of ATS not merely to refrain from employment discrimination as required by the various federal, state, and local enactments, but to take positive affirmative action to realize for women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans full equal employment opportunity. We support the employment and advancement in employment of individuals with disabilities and of protected veterans, and we treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

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Acclaim Technical Services


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