ETL/Database Developer

ICF - Fairfax, VA3.5

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To support our growth, we’re seeking an ETL/Database Developer who will extract, transform, and load (ETL) processing routines and data feeds to transmit data to and from clients and subcontractors; and create necessary data structures or data models to support data at all stages. The individual will work within a dynamic and fast paced environment to implement these solutions. This position is located at ICF's metro-accessible Fairfax headquarters.

Key Responsibilities:
Design and develop ETL code as per requirements specifications and best practice guidelines
Unit testing ETL code to ensure it can be delivered and run in a system testing environment
Participation and contribution in quality assurance reviews of ETL components
Maintain accurate records related to data lineage
Perform tasks related to performance tuning of ETL jobs
Create data structures or data models that support data across all stages of the extract, transform and load (ETL) process

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a technical field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline) with 3+ years of experience OR Master's degree in a technical field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline) with 1+ years of experience
2+ years’ experience developing database ETL environments with business intelligence applications such as Talend, Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Informatica
2+ years’ experience in SQL and procedural programming
Understand ETL concepts of data flow, data enrichment, data consolidation, change data capture and transformation
Understand database concepts of referential integrity, indexes and keys and table metadata
Demonstrated experience showing strong critical thinking and problem solving skills paired with a desire to take initiative
Experience with SAS or equivalent tools like R, SPSS

Preferred Skills/Experience:
Proficient with data warehouse design and development and big data systems
Proficient with one or more programming languages such as Java or Python
Relevant MS or certification in relational database management system (RDMS)
Experience in reporting and data visualization technologies such as PowerBI, Tableau etc
Knowledge of Big Data integration tools such as Sqoop, Storm, and NIFI, Kafka a plus
Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins/Git to assist development process
Familiarity with agile development process

Professional Skills:
Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills
Highly self-motivated and directed with the ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize and execute tasks
Build and maintain relationships with users to ensure buy-in and adoption of processes and solutions
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award-winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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Fairfax, VA (VA01)