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Staff Software Engineer

Build a real-time data platform for the Department of Defense to enhance critical event awareness.
San Diego, California, United States
Senior
$130,000 - 210,000 USD / year
1 month ago
Raft

Raft

Raft is a niche-focused digital consulting firm that helps public agencies solve hard problems that impact the lives of millions of Americans

✨ About The Role

- The role involves building a real-time data platform for the Department of Defense (DoD) to enhance operators' awareness of critical events by aggregating real-time data from over 750 sensors - Responsibilities include building Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) pipelines, leveraging software engineering principles to architect, develop, and implement large-scale streaming applications - Key technologies involved are Kafka, Kafka Streams, Pinot, Java, Scala, and Kubernetes - The position requires hands-on collaboration with a team to process over a billion events daily with millisecond-level latency - The successful candidate will work on-site up to 50% of the time and must obtain Security+ within the first 90 days of employment

⚡ Requirements

- Experienced software engineer with 9+ years in the industry, particularly in building and managing fault-tolerant, data-intensive platforms using streaming technologies like Kafka, Pinot, or Flink - Proficient in working with large-scale relational and non-relational databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, and Elasticsearch to handle low-latency requirements - Skilled in data management including ETL processing, data governance, and data storage - Strong background in building and releasing software in cloud-native environments and using package managers like Maven, Gradle, and NPM - Ability to work collaboratively with a team of accomplished individuals, striving towards excellence in building data infrastructure and platforms using streaming frameworks
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Staff Software Engineer
San Diego, California, United States
$130,000 - 210,000 USD / year
Software
About Raft
Raft is a niche-focused digital consulting firm that helps public agencies solve hard problems that impact the lives of millions of Americans