Software Data Engineer (junior-mid) in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Duration:
    28 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

SW Data Engineer (junior-mid) (2+ years)

Software Data Engineer

Job Description

Working under the supervision of a government lead, performs a variety of tasks associated with building data pipelines to pull together information from different source systems; integrating, consolidating, analyzing and cleansing data; and structuring it for use in individual analytics applications. Semi/fully automate the data processing to the greatest extent possible. Provide SW Development support including object oriented programming.

Key Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Good understanding of extract, transform and load tool and functions
  • Familiarity with REST-oriented APIs for creating and managing data integration jobs, and providing data analysts and business users with simplified access to prepared data sets.
  • Possess strong problem solving skill set and the ability to learn new technologies quickly to meet dynamic, fast paced development cycles.
  • Experience working with structured and unstructured data sets a plus.
  • Experience with programming languages such as perl, shell script, Java and SQL
  • Knowledge of interfacing with SQL databases such as PostgreSQL and NoSQL data stores such as Accumulo and Solr.


  • Updating, creating and troubleshooting ETL scripts and data conditioning scripts for preparing data for analytical or operational uses.
  • Create and maintain documentation related to data provenance and data conditioning rules.
  • Execute and monitor ETL processes for various toolsets and datastores.


  • US Citizen
  • Obtain or be able to obtain a SECRET Clearance and CAC
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field and 2+ years’ experience.

*Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer*