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  • Location

    Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia

  • Job title:

    Director of Data & Software Engineering

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Job ref:

    6826

Director of Data and Software Engineering

We are seeking a highly motivated, hands-on, data & software engineering thought leader to design and build the next generation of enterprise-wide data platforms.  You will play a hands-on role in the architecture and engineering of new data platforms, software and DevSecOps tools.

As a member of a cross-functional team of product managers, software & data engineers and designers, you will combine your software engineering, problem-solving and collaboration skills to solve complex problems in the aerospace and defense industry leveraging best of breed FOSS and COTS technologies.  This role will work closely with the business units to challenge the boundaries of what’s possible and drive innovation.

This position will provide the unique opportunity to operate in a start-up-like environment within a Fortune 50 company.  Together we aim to achieve new levels of productivity by changing the way we work and identifying new sources of growth for our customers.

What You’ll Do

Lead a team of Software and Data Engineers
Architect software & Data solutions for the Aero Space and Defense industry
Help set technology standards and software engineering practices
Develop and maintain software, common libraries and tools
Optimize for performance and scalability
Optimize for quality and reliability
Foster an engineering culture
Drive software engineering best practices
Ensure the timely delivery of software through continuous improvement and agile engineering maturity

Technical Skills

Bachelor’s degree in STEM, Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent practice experience
12+ years of experience
Hands-on experience and mastery in:
Java, Python and JavaScript
Apache Spark ecosystem
Kubernetes
Parquet
Cloud Object Storage
Distributed Computing
Batch, Streaming, API and CDC data integration patterns & management tools
Continuous Integration & DevSecOps tools
Eventually consistent & schemaless databases
Knowledge and experience with cloud architecture and engineering, with at least one major platform (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Hands-on experience and Intermediate expertise in:
ML Engineering
Data Warehouse, Data Lake & Lakehouse architectures

Soft Skills

Excellent people leadership and collaboration skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to define and continuously simplify working practices
Ability to foster the target culture in a large organization
Excellent organizational, presentation and communication skills

Location: Brooklyn NY, Atlanta GA, or Remote

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Our Company is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of sex, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.