Public Sector and Government

Data Engineer

US Citizen, Secret Preferred

NuWave Solutions

Data Engineer Crystal City, VA

Data Engineer 

NuWave Solutions is looking for a Data Engineer to work on a team designing a new ETL system operating in the cloud. They will be working in an agile development environment, identifying risks and bottlenecks associated with big data environments. Other responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and integrating data from multiple sources in batch and real-time
  • Reviewing, designing, and developing data quality management processes and automated procedures intended to produce high levels of data integrity
  • Creating data integration routines and data pipelines
  • Understanding data architecture principles and supporting data models to encourage the implementation of the targeted architecture
  • Researching and recommending solutions to complex and vague problems
  • Overseeing code reviews and delivering feedback regarding others’ designs/code


  • At least 1 implementation in the cloud, preferably AWS (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience integrating open API based data access and processing
  • Experience with JavaScript, node.js, JSON or equivalent
  • Experience developing and deploying distributed data applications via open-source frameworks (Nifi, Kafka, Apache Spark)
  • Experience working with Army Systems and Data Sets is a big plus!


  • Clearable US Citizen – No H1B Visa sponsorship
  • Active Secret clearance preferred
  • Minimum National background check (NACI)
  • A Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of experience in an IT-related field
  • Strong problem-solving skills required 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills required

Position Details

Location of Position: McLean, VA 

Travel Required (CONUS/OCONUS): CONUS

If Travel is required, how much? 5%

Work Schedule: Day Shift

NuWave Solutions is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/

Who We Are

NuWave Solutions is a leader in providing advanced technologies for Analytics and Data Management, and a passion for working with public sector customers and partners to enable innovative solutions for action through insight. Our unmatched technical expertise and dedication to teamwork and customer service enables us to help customers meet even the most complex business challenges and succeed on every engagement – with no exceptions and no excuses.

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