Data Engineer - Human Resource Solutions

    • Job Tracking ID: 513000-868488
    • Job Location: Hybrid, DC
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 11/15/2023
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

  • Recruitment service provider(s) do not contact COE to offer recruiting assistance for this position.

About COE

Have you ever dreamed of going to a job that you love? Well, you need to look no further - COE is an award-winning workplace with a balanced focus on client, employee, and company. We offer competitive benefits and a flexible environment focused on your success. We encourage all interested candidates to apply! It’s time to see if COE is the right place for the next step in your career - we are ready to invest in you!

As an EEO employer, COE celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment of equitability where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and COE employees. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

About the Role

COE is seeking a Data Engineer to provide Agile data science and analytics support consultation to our federal client with an emphasis on Human Resource solutions including HR Information Technology, Program Management, Human Capital Data Management and Modernization (HCDMM), and other data programs. This position will be mainly remote with occasional travel, as necessary, to client’s site in the Washington DC Metropolitan area.


The candidate should apply with proven experience to execute the following:

  • Analyzing business requirements and determining modern technical approaches using industry best practices.
  • Designing and implementing data pipelines and repositories in Cloud (e.g. Azure, AWS) and on-premise environments.
  • Building automation into the development, testing, and deployment processes.
  • Designing logical and physical dimensional data models, including entities, attributes, and relationships.
  • Optimizing data pipelines using multiple techniques (e.g. parallel extraction, appropriate asynchronous and synchronous transformations, and proper use of event handlers).
  • Developing REST-based API services to provide customer access to data.
  • Building integrations with various internal and external systems.
  • Developing Power BI datasets and dataflows, including the use of Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) and Power Query Formula Language (M Query) to enable agency access to data models on Federal HR data.
  • Optimizing the performance of Power BI datasets and dataflows.
  • Engage resources and/or services as an IT subject matter expert and team leader.
  • Perform analyses of client issues, interpret implications of design, and help to ensure that software design meets business needs.
  • Advise on IT implementation problems using analysis, experience, and judgment.
  • Implement business process reengineering, develop financial models, orchestrate change management principles, and conduct performance measurements.
  • Serve in the role of project team leader over assigned support areas, and instruct, direct, and monitor the work of other IT staff and/or serve in the role of an experienced technical subject matter expert.
  • Conduct analysis of work plan completeness, prepare status reports, and support quality control practices.
  • Perform analysis of client issues, assess appropriate alternatives, and recommend solution(s) to be implemented.
  • Communicate client expectations to the project team.
  • Maintain technical knowledge within industry and service line.
  • Manage teams providing all components of technology services, including but not limited to, advice, implementation, and the operation of services of people, process, and technology.

Experience and Skills

  • Must have prior experience working on Federal projects. Candidates without Federal experience will not be considered.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology, or related field with eight (8) years’ experience in field OR minimum 10 years of experience in a directly related field.
  • To be considered, must have US citizenship and ability to, or already possesses, a national security clearance.
  • Must have HR and PII experience to be considered.
  • Experience creating data pipelines for high-volume production systems.
  • Experience with data integration applications and languages (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Python, cloud-based low code solutions (e.g. Azure Data Factory)).
  • Experience designing and developing various data structures (e.g. Star Schema, columnar, NoSQL).
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, designing, developing, and managing organizational databases to ensure efficient data storage, access, and security.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with system development and implementation, development of engagement work plans, and deployment of program criterion, and related activities.
  • Skilled at implementing business process reengineering, developing financial models, orchestrating change management principles, and conducting performance measurements.
  • Demonstrated abilities to monitor databases’ performance, scalability, and security and modification of procedures to optimize database designs.
  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of database technologies and solid coding and computer system skills.
  • History of ethical and value-based performance.
  • Willing to work in a hybrid environment as described above.

Job Benefits

We are proud to have been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms. COE has also received consecutive  awards of the prestigious "When Work Works" award in recognition of our engaging corporate culture and strong employee benefits!

We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to meet the personal and family needs of our employees. The following information is a brief summary of these benefits and may be subject to change.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Voluntary Group Term Life and Accidental Death Benefit
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employer-Paid Professional Development
  • Educational Assistance
  • Performance Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Smart Benefits®
  • Parking Assistance Policy
  • Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave