Senior Developer (IBM Watson)

Job Locations US-VA
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*Technical Consulting


Acuity, Inc. seeks a dynamic, self-motivated senior EDW Watson Developer to support our federal government client.  


  • This role will provide senior data engineer SME consultancy in developing Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) applications and serve as the primary developer in EDW on-premise or cloud environment to develop and deliver EDW Watson Explorer (WEX) and other solutions.
  • Developing and supporting (EDW) solutions across multiple verticals within the agency.
  • Work must be results-oriented and focused on delivering high quality code, timeliness and scalability.
  • Consulting with end users to identify current reporting requirements in a fast paced team-oriented environment.
  • Designing, coding, modifying, testing, debugging, documenting, installing, and deploying reporting systems.
  • Provides Tier III support for the data warehouse environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Information Science or related field preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a senior developer.
  • 10+ years of prior working experience in delivering production applications; experience with user bases of hundreds of users or more and/or in the financial industry or financial regulating environment a plus.
  • Experience with IBM Watson Explorer Foundation Components (Engine and AppBuilder) strongly preferred.
  • Experience designing/implementing data warehouses and data marts (star schema, facts tables etc.) is preferred.
  • Ability to reverse engineer undocumented and outdated designs, stored procedures, scripts and code.
  • Experience using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, and XML/XSLT/XPATH technologies.
  • Experience with performance tuning and monitoring of the current architecture and daily loads. Recommend changes and improvements as identified and needed.
  • Experience consulting with business users to define requirements and estimates.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical topics to a non-technical audience.
  • General knowledge of search and data analysis applications and use cases.
  • Web development experience in Ruby, ERB, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python
  • Experience with Elasticsearch and Kibana a plus.
  • Familiarity with the Linux command line environments.
  • General understanding of databases, file shares, content management systems (SharePoint), and web crawling.
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle and deploying enterprise-level applications.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to learn required technology.




  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust suitability.


About Acuity, Inc


Acuity Inc. is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture awards. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.






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