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Big Data Engineer

Requisition ID: 261428 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Reston, VA 




Bechtel is seeking a Big Data Engineer to join our new Manufacturing and Technology (M&T) business. M&T focuses on delivering complex and world class technology projects that address growing customer and market demands in the semiconductor, electric vehicle, advanced materials, and data center sectors.


At the heart of M&T is the Digital Solutions team where we leverage big data platforms and technologies, intelligent integration, and advanced analytics to enable and empower data-driven decision making, planning, and execution throughout the project lifecycle—all at the speed and with the efficiency our tech-savvy customers demand. The Big Data Engineer will report to the Digital Solutions Lead and help build the foundational digital ecosystem of this new and rapidly growing business.


Who you are:

  • You are motivated to find opportunity and develop solutions for evolving challenges, are passionate about your craft, and driven to deliver exceptional results.
  • You love to learn new technologies and collaborate to implement innovative solutions.
  • You are engaged with your end users and imaginative about solving their problems and supporting their core work processes.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Big data design and analysis, architecture development, data modeling, development, deployment, and operations of big data pipelines.
  • Collaborate with a team of other data engineers, analysts, and business subject matter experts to process data and prepare data sources.
  • Ingest, Process, and Model data from many heterogenous data sources to support the M&T business and projects.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 1: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, or equivalent degree and 3 years working experience.
  • Level 2: Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, or equivalent degree and 5 years working experience.
  • In depth experience with a big data cloud platform such as AWS or Azure.
  • Strong grasp of programming languages (Python, Scala, or equivalent) and a willingness to learn new ones.
  • Experience writing database-heavy services or APIs.
  • Experience building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.
  • Working knowledge of queueing, stream processing, and highly scalable data stores.
  • Experience working with and supporting cross-functional teams.
  • Strong understanding of structuring code for testability.
  • Ability to travel to Reston Office, Client Offices, and Project Sites as needed to support successful client relationships and project execution.




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.