Data Programmer/Analyst at Novetta (Washington DC)

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Job Description: 

Novetta is seeking a talented Data Programmer/Analyst to join our CloudTracker product team. The ideal candidate will have experience using programming languages like Python to manipulate, query, and analyze large, highly structured datasets using a variety of techniques and technologies. You will be become a subject matter expert, identifying online and off-line methods and models for working with specific datasets. You will be responsible for the design, implementation, construction, execution, and optimization of these methods/models.

In this role, you'll work alongside other smart, highly-motivated people building a modern, cloud-native web application on AWS and Azure. We use Agile Scrum, and release working software at the end of each two-week sprint using CI/CD with Jenkins. We follow engineering best practices to design / mock, spec, build, test, and publish quality capabilities.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with the business analyst and other team members to understand project objectives; analyzes and proposes related work objectives/tasks
  • Assist with the design, implementation, and integration of software applications with database engines, data structures and functions. 
  • Decompose work into executable tasks that are achievable within a two week sprint
  • Design, develop, and optimize data processing, query and analysis workloads over large datasets (on-line/off-line techniques, caching, machine learning, etc)
  • Devise techniques for optimizing large datasets for near-real-time access by end-users
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues with data models, queries and performance 
  • Apply industry standards and engineering best practices that are appropriate for building/delivering production-grade software
  • Ensure efficient delivery of engineering capabilities using repeatable processes.
  • Identify and mitigate risks that are associated with overall system performance, and delivery of production-grade systems
  • Conduct thorough testing using representative datasets to accurately profile query performance for evaluation/optimization
  • Review database performance against design requirements and documents results.
  • Propose and apply appropriate tools that assist with monitoring/optimizing, and identifying/resolving database related problems 
  • Ensure quality control over all related work products. 

Basic Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience writing scripts/applications using the Python programming language (syntax, structure, modules, frameworks, unit testing, etc)
    • 5+ years of experience using Python libraries such as sklearn, matplotlib, and numpy
    • 5+ years of experience using statistical approaches to analyzing structured data
    • 5+ years experience designing, building and testing various machine learning models and feature selection working with large datasets
    • 5+ years of experience analyzing business requirements and devising work objectives/tasks
    • 5+ years of experience in task decomposition and estimation
    • 5+ years of experience working in a SCRUM/Agile environment
    • 3+ years of experienceGit/Github source control

Desired Skills:

    • Experience programming in Java
    • Experience with AWS and/or Azure
    • DoD 8570 Level I and applicable Computing Environment (CE) certifications
      (these will be required to be obtained/maintained)

Security Clearance: Eligible

Eligibility Requirements

US Citizenship required.

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Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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More Information on Novetta
Novetta operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in McLean, VA, Tampa, FL, Columbia, MD, Boston, MA, Southern Pines, NC, Montpelier, VT, Springfield, VA and New York, NY. Novetta was founded in 2012. It has 1075 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 213 open jobs at Novetta, click here.
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