Lead Specialist, Federal Data Engineer

Kpmg Harrisburg , PA 17101

Posted 2 months ago

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Lead Specialist to join our Federal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Support to understand client's current schema infrastructure, data environment, codebase, and job schedules / document the technical knowledge to be used by data engineers and scientists for further improvement

  • Collaborate and lead with data engineers and scientists to develop modular code base ot solve real world problems; lead regular peer code reviews to ensure code quality and compliance following best practices in the industry

  • Research, experiment, and utilize leading open source Big Data technologies; design, implement, and test data processing pipelines, and data mining / data science algorithms on a variety of hosted settings (i.e. AWS, client technology stacks, and KPMG's own clusters)

  • Work with clients and team leads to discover data sources in client cloud environment, create data requests; utilize the ETL process to ingest and enrich structured / unstructured data; design, implement, and test data processing pipelines, and data mining / data science algorithms on a variety of hosted settings

  • Rapidly learn clients current automation tools / scripts and constantly support team to bring new ideas, tools, technologies to improve workflows, reduce or eliminate errors and automate processes

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of experience with data engineering, design, implement, and test data processing pipelines, and data mining / data science algorithms ; U.S. Federal government consulting experience preferred

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university preferred

  • Familiarity with cloud services and tools required for designing cloud architectures and implementing production infrastructures / applications in one or more of the following cloud environments / technologies: Azure, AWS, GCP using infrastructure as code approach is a plus

  • Experience in developing data and analytics platforms / applications on cloud is a plus and experience with cloud native container technologies such as: Kubernetes, OpenShift, or Docker experience with Terraform, Ansible, Chef, and Puppet is preferred

  • Experience with production environments and DevOps systems and CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience with large-scale big data technologies such as MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Impala, Kafka, Storm, full-stack development capability is preferred

  • U.S. citizenship required and the ability to obtain a U.S. Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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