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Data Engineer

Who We Are

Business has changed - so should consulting. We are strategists, technologists, engineers, and designers who bridge the gap between consulting, design, and marketing to create powerful digital experiences for our customer's brands and users.

Recently named as one of Washingtonian Magazine's Best Places to Work in Washington, DC, Ignyte is looking for a Data Engineer to join our progressive start-up culture and help us build a new type of consulting company.


What You'll Do

At Ignyte, our Data Engineers are passionate about creating innovative data-driven solutions across various industries that address critical business problems. You'll be challenged daily as you wear multiple hats to drive multiple project types to completion in both a development and business-facing role.

As a Data Engineer, we give you the opportunity to create your own career path based on your interests, the skills you already possess as well as the skills you'd like to have. Your everyday tasks in supporting our analytics solution development efforts can range anywhere working with our clients to understand their reporting needs to working with our developers to create machine learning solutions.

You’ll work with our firm's leadership from day one formulate your own job description and career goals. Not sure where’d you fit in? We’ll work with you to figure it out as part of the application process.


What We're Looking For:


  • 2+ years experience with SQL, NoSQL, relational database design, and methods for efficiently retrieving data
  • Strong experience developing and launching efficient and reliable ETL pipelines to move and transform data
  • Experience in designing, architecting and implementing data warehouses
  • 2+ years of experience in a variety of programming languages such as SQL, Python , Java, and Scala
  • Ability to architect highly scalable distributed systems using open source tools and big data technologies such as Hadoop, HBase, Spark, Storm, Etc
  • Knowledge of reporting technologies (e.g., PowerBI, Tableau, MicroStrategy etc.); Hands on experience preferred
  • Experience handling structured and unstructured data from internal and third party sources
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure is a plus
  • "Big 4" consulting experience and/or a data role at a leading tech company is a plus
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, or related technical field


What You'll Gain


  • Experience working with a team of smart and driven professionals at DC's hottest consulting startup
  • Exposure to complex technical business issues and challenges
  • Opportunities to leverage your technical knowledge and analytical skills to solve complex business problems
  • The ability to mold your own career path based on the skills you have and want to have
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