Data Engineering Manager

Clearance Level
Data Science
Rosslyn, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Analytical Thinking

Data Delivery


REQ#: RQ164364
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Job Description

As a Data Engineering Manager you will be the subject matter expert in integrating and consolidating data from applications and virtual machines within a cloud environment. The Data Engineering Manager will deliver the support for the management and operations of its U.S. Department of State (DOS), Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) Refugee Processing Center (RPC) Operations. The scope of responsibility includes components of overseas and domestic refugee case processing, Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and network support, the maintenance and enhancement of PRM’s refugee case processing software and data analytics capabilities, and cybersecurity compliance according to DOS policy and guidelines.


  • Establishes Policies, Standards, Architecture Patterns, Guidelines, and Best Practices related to the Data Engineering discipline. Designs, implements, and identifies internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, redesigning infrastructure for greater scalability.

  • Expands our mission capabilities in automating data integration and collection strategies

  • Coordinates system development to include design, modeling, security, integration, and formal testing

  • Contributes to completion of engineering programs and projects

  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems

  • Optimizes the data ingestion pipeline architecture, develop strategies for efficient ingestion, processing, storage, structuring, and access

  • Improves responsiveness and overall performance of the data ingestion pipeline architecture

  • Prepares and maintains documentation for processes and procedures relate to engineering projects

  • Manages the Database Engineering Team for successful performance consistent with contractual agreements concerning database administration, data integrity, data quality, reporting, statistics, and predictive analytics.

  • Mentors team members in terms of skills, tools, and processes needed to support this work.

  • Manages the evaluation of implications/risks on existing or proposed projects, programs, processes, and policies/laws and implements improvements.

  • Receive and understand task priorities as articulated by the PM, Deputy PM, or the client. Plan delegations and individual work load in conjunction with those priorities.

  • Ensure that all data sharing, networking connections, and reporting requirements with our RPC partners and PRM are maintained in accordance with documented agreements.



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline

  • Required Experience: 5 years of experience, 3+ years of related experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent client facing and internal communications skills

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to details and multi-tasking skills

  • Experience supporting the United States Refugee Assistance Program (USRAP) that provides protection, eases suffering, and resolves the plight of persecuted and forcibly displaced people around the world.  This includes refugees, migrants, stateless individuals, Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), and more.  Experience supporting the coordination of humanitarian policy and diplomacy, providing life-sustaining assistance, working with multilateral organizations to build global partnerships, and promoting best practices in humanitarian response.


  • Strong Python skills, Experience with messages systems like Kafka, Working experience with ETL processing, Working experience with data workflow products like NiFi

  • Recent experience (within the last 5 years) coordinating an organization’s shift toward implementing and executing modern IT delivery methodologies (e.g., DevSecOps, Agile, AIOps).

  • Experience providing oversight of Projects and Engineering Teams.

  • Experience in delivering and maturing ITSM and other functions using ServiceNow.


  • Rosslyn, VA.


  • This posting is contingent, expected to start in May of 2024.


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,371 - $177,632. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.