Data Engineer #4185


  • US-VA-Alexandria
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers—people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Develops, inspects, mines, transforms, and analyzes data to create descriptive and predictive models that impact productivity, decision making, and provide strategic mission impact. Data Integration – Applies data wrangling tools including ETL, ELT, and programming languages to collect and blend data from operational and relevant external systems. Data Analysis – Applies data mining, machine learning, and statistical analysis on data to create predictive and descriptive models. Applies and integrates these models to develop segmentation, clustering, forecasting, classification and other models. Data Visualization – Applies Data discovery and data visualization tools to interpret and present the findings in a compelling and usable manner. Maintains and integrates analytical systems with operational systems, verifies the accuracy of the data and analytics. Interacts with both business and data SMEs.

1. Generates new business insights through data extraction, storage, transformation, analysis, and visualization of diverse data sets.
2. Collects and transforms structured, unstructured, relational, and NoSQL data using ETL and ELT tools as well as develops custom code using programming languages. Understands and uses distributed (e.g. MapReduce) methods that scale to multi-Terabyte sized data collections.
3. Analyzes data using data mining, machine learning, and statistical algorithms available in COTS tools (e.g. SAS, SPSS, and Oracle); builds analytical solutions using programming languages (e.g. R, Python, SAS), and programming libraries (e.g. Python SciKit, R Caret, PostgreSQL MADlib, Apache Spark MLlib).
4. Interprets and evaluates accuracy of results through iterative, agile methods.
5. Applies data discovery and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Trifacta) to develop compelling, actionable, useful data stories.
6. Works closely with data SMEs, business, and management to prioritize business and information needs.

7. Develop data management strategy for applications that adheres to national and DOD Data strategy requirements and needs 

8. Assist in the data portion of the IT modernization plan, helping develop a roadmap from existing IT/data environment to a cloud-based data lake house. 

9. Address other data strategy topics as required such as: cradle to grave data management, data catalog planning, and internal/external data strategy 


Bachelor’s with 12+ years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

Secret Clearance

Experience as a data architect

Experience with large scale data migration and modernization


COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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