Senior DataOps Engineer - Waltham, MA


Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as Senior DataOps 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 DataOps Engineer, you will deliver declarative components for common data ingestion, transformation, and publishing techniques. You will define and implement data governance aligned to modern standards. You will also Establish scalable, automated processes for data engineering teams across the organization. Additionally, you will:

  • Be a thought leader and partner with wider Onyx data engineering teams to advise on implementation and best practices
  • Participate in Cloud Infrastructure-as-Code
  • Define Service and Flow orchestration
  • Use data as a configurable resource (including configuration-driven access to scientific data modelling tools)
  • Enable quality engineering through KPIs and code coverage and quality checks
  • Standardise GitOps/declarative software development lifecycle
  • Audit as a service
  • Take full ownership of delivering high-performing, high-impact biomedical and scientific data ops products and services, from a description of a pattern that customer Data Engineers are trying to use all the way through to final delivery (and ongoing monitoring and operations) of a templated project and all associated automation
  • Bear software engineering and quality coding practices within the team
  • Mentor more junior engineers; may even coordinate the work of more junior engineers on a large project
  • Devise useful metrics for ensuring their services are meeting customer demand and having an impact and iterate to deliver and improve on those metrics in an agile fashion
  • Develop expertise with the types of data and types of tools that are leveraged in the biomedical and scientific data engineering space

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • At least 4 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science with a focus in data engineering
  • Demonstrable experience deploying robust modularized or container based solutions to production (ideally GCP) and leveraging the cloud native computing foundation (CNCF) ecosystem
  • Significant depth in DevOps principles and tools including GitOps, Jenkins, CircleCI, and Azure DevOps, and how to integrate these tools with other productivity tools such as Jira, Slack, and Microsoft Teams to build a comprehensive workflow
  • Programming experience in Python. Scala, or Go
  • Embedding agile software engineering (task/issue management, testing, documentation, software development lifecycle, source control)
  • Leveraging major cloud providers, both via Kubernetes or via vendor-specific services
  • Authentication and authorization flows and associated technologies such as OAuth2 + and JWT
  • Experience with common distributed data tools such as Spark and Hive
  • Experience with common distributed data tools in a production setting including Spark, Kafka, and more
  • Experience with infrastructure/configuration as code tools and techniques such as Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, and ARM Templates
  • Experience with observability tools such as Grafana, Datadog, New Relic, and Splunk
  • Experience with search or indexing systems such as Elasticsearch
  • Experience with agile development in Python, Scala, Go, and/or C++
  • Experience building reusable components on top of the CNCF ecosystem including Kubernetes
  • Metrics-first mindset

Great Additional Skills:

  • Experience with agile software development
  • Experience building and designing a DevOps-first way of working
  • Experience with specialized data architecture (optimizing physical layout for access patterns, including bloom filters, optimizing against self-describing formats such as ORC or Parquet)
  • Demonstrated experience building reusable components on top of the CNCF ecosystem including Kubernetes or similar ecosystem


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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