Principal Applications Systems Engineer - 90304398 - Washington (Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002)

 Washington, DC

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Notice of Position Availability at National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)

Job Title: Principal Applications Systems Engineer

Job Code: 10543.143

Job Location: 10 G Street NE, Washington DC 20002

Job Type: Full-Time

Rate of Pay: $141,357.00 per year

Job Duties: Responsible for leading technology platforms to deliver end-to-end solutions for multiple projects in the field of Analytics and Information Management. Design data ingestion, transfer and consumption process flow by using the latest technology platforms, giving low cost, effective and performance efficient solutions. Deliver design and architecture for various projects across for Operations, Finance, Safety Marketing, and IT departments. Responsible for key and critical source systems, and acting as Subject Matter Expert (SME) providing proper guidance to Development, Testing, Implementation, and Support teams. Design and develop enhanced solutions, per the changes in the platform and to accommodate new requirements.

Requirements: Employer will accept Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related technical field and five years of work experience in job offered or five years of work experience in a related occupation. Experience may be gained concurrently. Education or experience must include:

1) Experience on conversion projects with various technologies, including Informatica Data Quality, Informatica MDM, Erwin, and, Informatica Power Center;

2) Data Migration, Data Cleansing, Data Integration, and Data Normalization for data warehouse;

3) Experience creating customized Master Data Management (MDM) and IDD solutions;

4) UNIX, LINUX, Windows, and Perl scripting; and,

5) Experience with the following technologies: AWS, Identity resolutions, Data Lake, Metadata, and, Governance.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against Covid-19.

CONTACT: Apply at

Requisition ID:76850

Band Zone:

Posting Location(s):District of Columbia

Job Family/Function:Information Technology

Relocation Offered:No

Travel Requirements:None

Recruiter Name:Jessica Koltsaklis


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