Bluestaq LLC
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • 106017-159754 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

https://www.bluestaq.com/bennies


Staff Database Engineer

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $106,017 - $159,754. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado. This position is not remote.

Additional Compensation: This position is eligible for an end-of-year bonus.

Employment Benefits: Bluestaq offers a wide range of competitive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Leave, and 401k. For more information regarding Bluestaq benefits, please visit https://www.bluestaq.com/bennies.

About Bluestaq:

Bluestaq starts with our people.

Are you ready for the best job you've ever had?

At Bluestaq, we've rapidly built a culture around ownership, trust, community, and innovation. Bluestaq is dedicated to cultivating a growth environment where our team feels valued, works with a purpose of mission, is personally rewarded, and is professionally challenged.

Bluestaq is an emerging technology company founded in 2018 to streamline global operations using cutting-edge enterprise software and mission analytics. Bluestaq develops and transforms its enterprise systems and secures disparate data to solve our customers' most critical challenges. Today, Bluestaq primarily provides the U.S. Department of Defense and the nation's intelligence community with advanced software systems. Our name, Bluestaq, originates from "blue" a military term for friendly forces, and "staq" referring to a software stack.

Let's talk about our team's accolades in just four years! Inc. Magazine just recognized Bluestaq as ranking #630 out of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America! We've also been recognized as an Inc. Magazine's 2022 and 2021 Best Workplaces and are a 2021 Colorado Inno on Fire Company and a 2020 Colorado Company to Watch. Bluestaq was honored by the Colorado Techology Association as the 2019 Emerging Tech Company of the Year and named Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and EDC 2019 New Company of the Year. For the third consecutive year, Bluestaq landed on the Colorado Springs Gazette Best Workplaces in Colorado Springs (2019 - 2021) and Built In's Best Places to Work Lists: Best Places to Work in Colorado, Best Small Companies to Work for in Colorado, and Best Paying Companies in Colorado (2020 - 2022). Our team is award-winning and ahhhmazing!

Looking for a phenomenal quality of life? Colorado Springs was named the #2 Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report 2022, #2 Top 10 Cities Where Tech Strength Defies the Pandemic by LinkedIn, and one of the Top 10 Best-Performing Cities 2022 by the Milken Institute.

Why join Bluestaq in Colorado Springs?

  • Lifestyle Amenities - coffee shops, craft breweries, boutiques, locally-owned restaurants
  • Nature - more than 100 parks and ample outdoor sporting opportunities
  • Weather - Colorado Springs boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year
  • Laidback atmosphere - an accessible alternative to the faced-paced Denver lifestyle

Position Description:

The Bluestaq Staff Database Engineer would be a fantastic opportunity for you if you like end-to-end ownership of the build, testing, and implementation of data warehousing solutions focused on data movement in and out of our enterprise data management platform. As a highly experienced, creative Bluestaq Database Engineer, you will be charged with helping our team develop large-scale data architectures across multiple database technologies (SQL and NoSQL) and designs to support some of the country's most critical national security challenges. You are a thought leader and subject matter expert who is ready to use your database experience to focus data movement through our software platforms.

What you will be doing:

  • Relational database design, data modeling, DDL, performance tuning, and extensive work with SQL
  • Work with data/row-level security features such as Postgres RLS.
  • Become familiar with and work on other NoSQL datastore technologies such as MongoDB, Amazon RDS, Amazon EMR, Amazon Athena
  • Design and implement large-scale ingest systems in a big data environment.
  • Develop custom solutions/code to ingest and exploit new and existing data sources.
  • Work with the Bluestaq development team to improve application performance.
  • Provide ETL experience simultaneously with enterprise search capabilities to unlock big data hurdles.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot performance issues in the data pipelines

Basic Qualifications and Skills:

  • 8+ years of software development and database engineering experience with a Bachelor of Science degree OR Associate degree with 2 additional years of experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree OR a High School Diploma with 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Extensive experience/knowledge of Relational databases, database design/data modeling, and SQL.
  • Experience/knowledge of MongoDB.
  • Proactively identifies issues and proposes solutions with corresponding context/data.
  • 5+ years of experience with and managing data across relational SQL databases such as Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server.
  • Familiarity and/or experience with NoSQL databases such Cassandra, HDFS, Redis, and Elasticsearch.
  • 3+ years of experience working in a Linux environment.
  • Knowledge of security and best practices.
  • Scope work on complex projects involving multiple engineers and ensures the team's delivery.
  • Stay up to date with industry best practices and trends to apply to future software architectures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Display a strong sense of ownership for projects.
  • Facilitates mentorship and healthy collaboration across the program.

Required Education: 8+ years of software development and database engineering experience with a Bachelor of Science degree OR Associate degree with 2 additional years of experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree OR a High School Diploma with 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Clearance Requirement: This position requires the ability to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance. To be eligible for a clearance, US Citizenship is required, and an employee must agree to participate in a background screen and credit check.

Relocation: Relocation may be available for this position.

Bluestaq is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Bluestaq will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities and employees whose work requirements interfere with a religious belief unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Bluestaq or a direct threat. Employees needing such accommodation are instructed to contact Human Resources immediately at contact.us@bluestaq.com.

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