Data Engineer – TS/SCI

Xcelerate Solutions

Dat a Engineer – TS/SCI

Xcelerate Solutions is seeking experienced Data Engineer Data Engineer supporting the National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC) under our 10-year DOMEX Technology Platform (DTP) contract. Have impact as part of a mission focused, solutions oriented, and adaptive team that values innovation, collaboration, and professional development. Your job will be to design, implement, maintain, and monitor data pipelines, both in support of R&D prototypes and production pipelines. You succeed through effective cross functional collaboration in areas such as, but not limited to, development, product, and QA in a dynamic and fast paced environment. While most work is conducted on-site at our client location in Bethesda, MD we offer a flexible schedule and, some unclassified development tasks . Come join our award-winning organization and work with some of the most talented and brightest minds in the GovCon industry.


Bethesda, MD




As a senior member of the team, you bring deep expertise in data engineering and will work closely with other infrastructure and network engineers, data scientists, and system engineers on the following key tasks:

Perform Database builds, installs, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of database systems (e.g., MariaDB/MySQL, Postgres, Elasticsearch, Qdrant , Milvus, etc.)

Ensure data integrity by performing employing data engineering best practices

Maintain database and data pipeline documentation, data dictionaries, and system diagrams

Minimum Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree

Experience with SQL, NoSQL, and vector databases such as MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, FAISS, Milvus, Qdrant , etc.

Experience designing and maintaining ETL and ELT pipelines with technologies such as Spark, Airflow, Dagster , Prefect, Argocd , Metaflow , Kubeflow, etc.

Experience with DevOps / MLOps , using CI/CD methodology with data pipelines, and cloud-native deployment paradigms

Must possess TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI with Polygraph

Experience with database design, implementation, maintenance, monitoring, performance tuning, and optimization

Expertise in data profiling techniques and understanding the content from both a data quality and business perspective

Experience with data quality and accuracy evaluation techniques

Experience with Agile practices

Development experience with Python

Experience on data model development, modification and migration, and maintenance.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Enthusiastic with the ability to work well on a team and a self-starter who can work independently

Preferred Qualifications:

An active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Experience supporting data teams and data scientists

Experience on a production/ enterprise system

Experience in air-gapped environments

Application development and deployment in an AWS environment

AWS certifications

About Xcelerate Solutions: Founded in 2009 and headquartered in McLean, VA, Xcelerate Solutions ( is one of Americas fastest-growing companies. Xcelerate’s culture is defined by our diversified workforce of dynamic and versatile professionals, supported with growth and development opportunities that contribute to individual and company growth. This strong commitment to our employees has been recognized by our inclusion on the Washington Business Journal’s “50 Best Places to Work” list as well as being a “Great Place to Work” certified company with a 4.6 star, and a 99% CEO approval Glassdoor rating. Come find out why Xcelerate Solutions is one of the DC Metro top employers!

Xcelerate Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or expression of another protected characteristic. As part of this commitment to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals, Xcelerate provides reasonable accommodations if needed because of an applicants or an employees disability. Pay Transparency Notice: Xcelerate Solutions will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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