Data Engineer

Founded in 1998, Chmura Economics & Analytics is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia’s historic Shockoe Slip with a regional office in Cleveland, Ohio. Chmura provides labor market software (JobsEQ), consulting, and data so you can make informed decisions that grow your community or organization. Our PhD economists, data scientists, and strategic planners are your guide to the labor market. Chmura understands that good data is the backbone of critical thinking. We are committed to delivering the highest quality products and services to each and every client. Our vision is be the nation's preferred provider of economic research, software, and data solutions.  

Chmura Economics & Analytics, LLC (“Chmura”) has exciting opportunity for a full-time Data Engineer to join our growing team. This role will implement and optimize data solutions for a wide variety of complex big data sets, and troubleshoot data issues to effectively triage timely solutions.


  • Implement, maintain, and continuously optimize data processing solutions for a wide variety of complex big data sets.
  • Architect, design, develop, and maintain data integration solutions as they relate to all stages of extract, transform, and load (ETL) pipelines.
  • Build internal tooling that serves to improve upon the ability to create, test, build, serve, compare, and optimize complex data models and their related data sets.
  • Troubleshoot data issues and effectively triage timely solutions.
  • Contribute to and maintain documentation as it relates to new and existing data models, processes, storage, and optimization techniques.
  • Experience in at least one of these relevant programming languages: C#, Python, Java, etc.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, MongoDB, or other NoSQL experience
  • Experience with containerization platforms (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Experience with schema design and writing queries for SQL Server, Postgres or similar
  • Azure experience
  • Kanban/Agile experience
  • Familiarity with machine learning and NLP is nice to have but not required
  • At least 2 years. This is not a “junior” position.

Chmura is not able to provide sponsorship for this role. We back our colleagues with the following benefits/programs: 

  • Competitive base salaries 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Life Insurance and Disability Insurance benefits, 100% of premium paid by Chmura
  • Parking and Transit Program 
  • Up to a 4% Company Match on retirement savings plan
  • Paid parental leave for expecting parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy 
  • Free and confidential support for counseling, personal and work-related issues through our employer-sponsored service with Cigna (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Employee Development Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Chmura is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Chmura promotes a drug-free workplace. Chmura will consider for employment, qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, following applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.  

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