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Parsons Corporation Data Engineer in Centreville, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

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Job Description:

We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic, and adaptable Data Engineer to join our growing team on a fast-moving custom-built enterprise application ecosystem.

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons as the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA's Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA's nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

If you have extensive experience structuring, understanding and visualizing data that supports critical business decisions, and you genuinely enjoy the challenge of molding disparate raw data sets into sleek and accessible data models, we want to hear from you. You'll have a passion for the discovery phase of data-gathering and the subsequent development of conceptual and logical data models, and you'll bring real world, hands-on experience working with modern data architectures and tool sets.

You're comfortable meeting tight deadlines and you enjoy engaging and working with the development, product and business management teams on a wide array of projects. We work hard to foster a supportive and loyal team dynamic, and we're looking for new people who share that spirit and goal. We hope you're also a strong self-starter who knows how to successfully onboard into an existing team, and be productive in a remote/virtual setting. If this sounds like you, we look forward to meeting you!



  • Undergraduate degree or higher in a relevant field, such as Computer Engineering or Computer Science, OR an equivalent combination of educations and experience


Your Career So Far:

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of database development experience at an enterprise level.

  • You've worked with SQL/NoSQL Databases, and you have proven, solid experience with data warehousing, data lakes, and data pipelining.

  • You're comfortable with both Linux and Windows systems.

It would be great if you also have the following:

  • Database development experience within the defense, security, and infrastructure government contracting sector(s)

  • Knowledge of and experience with AWS (RDS, Dynamo, EC2, SQS, SNS, Kinesis)

  • Redis experience

Your business skills and dev competencies look like this:

  • You can confidently contribute to overall function and system design, as well as define db standards, policies, and procedures for best practice data management.

  • You've facilitated many data requirement sessions, and you can create data models from disparate systems to achieve effective visualizations.

  • You know how to build enterprise grade data solutions, and you can design databases to support business applications that are scalable, secure, performant, and reliable.

  • You can develop database architectural strategies at the modeling, design and implementation stages, and collaborate with system architects, software architects, design analysts, and others to address specific business or industry requirements.

  • You're experienced in the development of data models for applications, metadata tables, views or related database structures, and setting up database clusters, backup and recovery processes.

  • You can design database applications, such as interfaces, data transfer mechanisms, global temporary tables, data partitions, and function-based indexes to enable efficient access of the generic database structure.

  • You enjoy working with technical teams to create a solid data ingestion strategy, and be responsible for its maintenance.

  • You can document and communicate database schemas, using accepted notations and you can clearly articulate and explain your work and your vision to non-technical personnel.

  • You're comfortable working in SCRUM and/or Kanban environments.

  • You can exercise discretion and work independently.

  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills.

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $95,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.