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Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
JOB #R2205157

Lead Data Engineer - Remote

Position Summary: 

ICF is looking for a seasoned software engineer who has significant experience using AWS analytics products (such as Redshift and QuickSight), open-source data engineering technologies (such as Airflow and DBT), and strong SQL and Python programming skills. You will provide technical leadership to an Agile team of data scientists, data engineers, and DevSecOps engineers who are building an analytics solution that includes business intelligence, modern data warehousing, DataOps and MLOps capabilities and supports a large number of analysts and data scientists working in the healthcare domain. 


  • Design and implement data analytics solutions utilizing AWS cloud and open-source technologies including QuickSight, Redshift, Lambda, Fargate, EMR/Spark, Airflow, Data Build Tool (DBT) using Python and SQL. 

  • Contribute to product design and strategy using experience in DataOps, MLOps, or other analytics expertise. 

  • Provide technical leadership to a team of data engineers, data scientists, and DevSecOps engineers. 

  • Participate in Agile Scrum ceremonies. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working with AWS and open-source data engineering technologies or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. 

  • 5+ years of experience designing software applications as well as strong software development skills. 

  • 5+ years' experience using SQL and Python  

  • Candidate must have resided in the United States 3 of the last 5 years.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance 

  • Candidate must reside in the US, be authorized to work in the US, and work must be performed in the US

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science  

  •  AWS certifications (e.g., Cloud Practitioner, Developer, Solution Architect, Data Analytics, or Database). 

  • Strong understanding of relational database and data warehousing concepts (e.g., OLAP, dimensional modeling). 

  • Prior experience working with Medicare and/or Medicaid data. 

  • Experience with one or more BI tools, such as Superset, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Looker, etc. 

  • Prior experience working remotely full-time. 

  • Federal Government contracting work experience. 

Professional Skills: 

  • Strong technical communication skills; both written and verbal. 

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively 

  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary 

  • Demonstrated time management skills 

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail 

  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and structuring and analytical skills 

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$83,076.00 - $141,229.00

Georgia Remote Office (GA99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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