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Federal - Data Engineering Practitioner

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


Arlington, Virginia, United States

We are:

Accenture Federal Services bring together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Operating in the nation’s Capital, we stay ahead of what is coming next. Drawing from the power of Accenture, we deliver integrated, mobile and interactive experiences that exceed our people’s expectations. Join us where ideas are freely exchanged, and concepts evolve into practical solutions.

You are:

A Data Engineer ready to design and implement data pipelines, ETL workflows, and query support to end-users using Palantir software. You will help support next generation defense and intelligence operations with a focus on enabling data integration and access to new datasets. Your team is eager to work in an Agile development environment and expected to identify and mitigate risks and bottlenecks associated with big data environments.

The Work:

You will discover opportunities for data acquisition with key military stakeholders and identify relevant data sources and sets and provide data system enhancements. You will be responsible for engaging with data scientists and users to perform data integration, application troubleshooting, and configuration to support and improve workflows. The data engineer will engage with Data Scientists, Knowledge Managers as well as military personnel.


Here's what you need:

  • Experience in Python for data processing and analysis and/or Java for back-end applications and data integration procedures

  • Experience with one of the following tools: Apache NiFi, Informatica, Talend, AWS Glue, SQL Server Integration Services

  • Experience working with GitHub

  • Ability to be forward facing and engage with client and key stakeholders to perform data integration, application troubleshooting, and configuration to support as well as improve workflows.

The extras:

  • US Citizenship, dual citizens not eligible

  • Experience with open source technologies such as Cassandra, Spark, ElasticSearch, React, or Redux

  • Strong military background preferred

  • Experience using Palantir

  • Experience with Pandas, PySpark, Hadoop and Typescript

  • Knowledge of Foundry initiative

Bonus points:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field.

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