GZ-USCIS-Data Engineer

Location: Maryland

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Ambit+GreenZone is seeking a Data Engineer to contribute to an exciting federal project. The ideal candidate will create, transform, and modernize applications and data platforms. This is an exciting opportunity that will allow qualified candidates to further develop their skills and expand their area of expertise.


  • Creating and maintaining optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Analyzing and organizing raw data.
  • Conducting complex data analysis and identify trends/patterns
  • Assembling large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identifying, designing, and implementing internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources using Databricks.
  • Building analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Working with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Creating data tools for analytics and data scientist team members.
  • Preparing data for prescriptive and predictive modeling
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a government suitability clearance.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics or related fields
  • 4+ years of IT experience and a passion for working in large-scale data environments which includes real time and batch processing requirements
  • Minimum1 year experience using Databricks Platform for building tables, querying, and analyzing data
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational and NoSQL databases, Apache Spark and Spark SQL
  • Experience building and optimizing 'big data' data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with structured and unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
  • Working knowledge of data security management policies and procedures.

Desired Skills:

  • Tableau Experience
  • Active DHS or SECRET clearance
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile, Scrum principles and practices and working on collaborative development teams.
  • AI, NLP, ML design and build experience
  • Hands-on coding experience in programming languages such as Python

**Location: Camp Springs, Maryland (Due to COVID-19, on-site client work has been suspended until further notice)

The Ambit Way We embody the name of the firm in our culture. Our ambit, or sphere of influence, is one in which all members have a voice and all are committed to outcomes. We understand that work, family and community co-exist, when any element is out of balance, all suffer. Our policies are family-centric, provide flexible work schedules, job sharing and cross-training that meet client requirements and support our employees. We focus on more than the task at hand, we focus on the entirety of our ambit. There is no job too large and no task too low — we function as ONE.

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