Consultant Arlington, Virginia


FI Consulting is seeking a full-time Mid-level Programmer to work in our Arlington, VA Headquarters and throughout the Metro DC area on client projects.

This project is supporting our client's ability to enhance their production and use of rigorous evidence for decision-making. This Project will provide contemporary, Federal specific solutions for evaluation capacity building tools to strengthen capacity and to integrate evaluation and evidence into their work. 

For more than 20 years, financial institutions in the Federal, private and public sectors have called on FI Consulting to address complex and high-stakes analytical challenges that are closely scrutinized by executives, auditors, regulators and stakeholders. We help clients succeed by applying our core strengths in business applications of Data Engineering, Analytics, Modeling, and Business Architecture to gain insight into finances, loans, performance, manage risk, and improve operations.

FI Consulting is a fast-moving, high-growth firm with huge potential. FI offers variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential.

What it’s really like to Work for Us:

You will work with a team of smart, talented people in a culture that is simultaneously driven, collegial, and supportive. We set high expectations for employees in the areas of project delivery excellence, building trusted client relationships, and continuous improvement. Teamwork and collaboration is at the heart of what we do. 

As part of our meritocratic culture, we strongly encourage each of our employees to remain committed to “stretching” the levels of their most current professional strengths to continuously adapt, grow and expand their subject matter expertise for the benefit of adding value to our clients. The emphasis on stretch starts at the very top of our organization and is promoted throughout to all members of our team. The desire of our employees to stretch is critical to effectively, and with greater flexibility, plan project assignments and subsequently position our people and the company for future success.

Project Overview:

Executes technical work on programming and data science tasks, which may be part of larger evaluation projects or standalone projects. Identifies opportunities for leveraging agency, federal, and non-federal data to drive business solutions. Mines and analyzes databases, and develops processes and tools to model, analyze, visualize, and monitor data and verify quality of data, models, analyses, and results. Provides expertise in data design, database architecture, metadata, and repository creation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s with 5 years of work experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, or related field.
  • Strong programming, graphical, and modeling skills in R and Python.
  • Demonstrated experience in data analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, data manipulation, analytical applications, big data engineering, algorithms, statistics, machine learning, natural language processing, and data visualization.
  • Experience with application or system design and development, mobile development, relational databases, or related technologies.
  • Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience articulating research / analysis questions and using quantitative techniques to arrive at a solution using available data.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • US Citizen

Additional Requirements:

  • Authorized to work in the United States as a US Citizen is required for security measures.  
  • Successfully pass a background investigation and drug screening.
  • Reside in the DC Metro area within 30 days of hire.
  • Secure and protect company and client data and information and prevent its improper disclosure.

Who We Are: FI Consulting is a 70+ person professional services firm that helps government and commercial financial institutions solve hard problems in data, analytics, modeling, and technology. Our professionals are specialists with expertise across a range of fields, for example:  

  • Financial and economic modeling
  • Data analytics & visualization
  • Financial products and markets
  • Economics and statistics
  • Business process management and re-engineering

Our Company Values & Operates on:

  • A Commitment to Creating Value for our Clients and our Employees
  • A Flat Management Structure that is Still Led by one of the Original Founders
  • An Emphasis on Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Employee Development and Career Growth
  • Continuous Improvement
  • An Entrepreneurial Culture that Rewards Finding, Developing, and Owning Business

FLSA Designation - This is an exempt position. FI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. FI Consulting participates in E-Verify.