Karsun Solutions LLC

Data Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 3:59 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


This position supports the General Services Administration (GSA) CAMEO program. The Karsun team is responsible for the development, maintenance, and enhancement (DM&E) and operation of selected GSA Federal Acquisition IT Systems. All employees must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. The GSA CAMEO program supports the operations of multiple business applications, as well as development of new applications across different technologies. The Karsun software development team is responsible for the software design and implementation of web applications supporting multiple Business Lines within GSA. Successful candidates are modern web development specialists experienced in translating business requirements into software architecture.  In addition to strong software development skills, ideal candidates have demonstrated experience in working on an Agile Scrum team. Position location is in Herndon, VA.


Karsun Solutions is seeking a Junior to Mid-Level Data Engineer who will be responsible for the maintenance, improvement, cleaning, and manipulation of data in the business’s operational and analytics databases. This position also support the development and deployment of innovative big data platforms for advanced analytics and data processing.


  • Candidate will be able to develop technical solutions to improve access to data and data usage.
  • Understand data needs and with direction be able to construct data pipelines for automating and accelerating data preparation and data wrangling tasks
  • Aggregate and analyze various data sets based on business inputs and provide datasets to enable actionable insight from and by the business.
  • Develop reports, dashboards, and tools for business-users.
  • Candidate must have a successful track record in ETL job design, development and automation activities with minimal supervision.
  • Candidate is expected to support a variety of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data preparation for business and technical data requirements.
  • Troubleshoot, monitor and coordinate defect resolution related to data processing & preparation

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of hands on experience in with python and/or R development or MapReduce
  • 2+ year of experience and ability to create complex SQL queries and functions
  • Experience in Linux scripting is essential


NOTE : Contingent upon Approved Public Trust Clearance 


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with AWS lambda functions is an advantage
  • 1+ year of experience with any industry standard ETL tools like Informatica, Apache NiFi, Streamsets
  • Working experience with AWS RDS and Redshift preferred
  • Working experience with document databases like MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra is advantageous
  • Experience in working with the Hadoop ecosystem is advantageous
  • Experience in working with BI tools such as MicroStrategy, Supersets, Tableau is advantageous
  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision




Qualifications (Education/Experience) :

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Ability to secure Public trust clearance


 Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


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