Senior Data Platform Engineer - South San Francisco, CA


Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as Senior Data Platform Engineer and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the Senior Data Platform Engineer, you will take full ownership of delivering high performing, high-impact data framework products, and services, from a description of a problem customer. You will solve all the way through to final delivery and participate in ongoing monitoring and operations. You will also be the bearer for software engineering and quality coding practices within the team and expected to mentor junior engineers. Additionally, you will:

  • Coordinate the work of more junior engineers on a large project
  • Devise useful metrics ensuring their services are meeting customer demand, having an impact, and iterate to deliver and improve on those metrics in an agile fashion
  • Achieve delivery of the right data to the right people at the right time needs design and implementation of data flows and data products which leverage internal and external data assets and tools to drive discovery and development within the organization
  • Partner with tech where modifications to underlying tools such as infrastructure as code, Cloud Ops, DevOps, and logging/alerting are needed to serve new use-cases, and to ensure operations are planned
  • Write fantastic code along with the proper unit, functional, and integration tests for code and services to ensure quality
  • Mentor more junior engineers in these skills
  • Stay up to date with developments in the open-source community around data engineering, data science, and similar tooling
  • Spot opportunities to test out new tooling for internal use cases, as well as opportunities to contribute back to the community

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • Master’s degree in computer science with a focus in data engineering, DataOps, DevOps, MLOps, software engineering, or related field with at least 5 years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree in computer science with at least 8 years of experience
  • Experience with common distributed data tools in a production setting such as Spark, Kafka, Hive, and Presto
  • Experience with specialized data architecture such as data lake, lake house, data fabric, data mesh, and optimizing physical layout for access patterns
  • Experience with public cloud providers like AWS, Azure, and GCP
  • Experience with search or indexing systems such as Elasticsearch
  • Practical experience with agile software development and DevOsps-forward ways of working

Great Additional Skills:

  • Experience building and designing a DevOps first way of working
  • Demonstrated excellence writing production Python, Java, Scala, Go, and C#/C++
  • Demonstrated experience building reusable components on top of the CNCF ecosystem including platforms like Kubernetes or similar ecosystem
  • Metrics-first mindset


At Resolvit, you’ll be given the support you need to grow in your consulting career. In addition to opportunities for advancement, we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Professional support from our Client & Employee Optimization Specialist

We currently have more than 100 open career opportunities across the country, so be sure to mention the appropriate Job Code with any correspondence!

About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.

Posted On: Tuesday, February 14, 2023

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