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Senior Data Engineer

Engineering | Remote -Boulder area preferred | Full Time

Job Description

The Challenge

Project Ares is looking for enthusiastic and motivated engineers who want to build the premier cybersecurity learning platform of the future.  We are a diverse and growing engineering team pushing the limits of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.  We are building a SaaS platform with a modern microservices stack (GO, gRPC, MongoDB, Redis, SQL Server, GraphQL, Kubernetes).  Our front end stack includes React (web, JS) & Unity (game).  Our test automation framework is Cypress. 

Job Description

The Senior Data Engineer position is key for the Project Ares SaaS Product which will be at the forefront of driving innovation and incubation of software products and cloud services contributing to business growth.  We are looking for an experienced data engineer to help us design and build the future data architecture for our platform. As Senior Data Engineer, you will be the foremost technical expert engaging with our core product members for the architecture, design, prototyping and implementation for data solutions.

About Project Ares

Project Ares is the only fully-immersive, cybersecurity training platform in the market today. Project Ares provides cybersecurity teams the opportunity to practice skills and hone tactics in realistic, mission-specific virtual environments with real-world tools, and network activity, available 24/7 worldwide.


* Servant leader: Listens, empathetic, persuasive, inclusive, steward, builds community, asks for feedback

* Passionate, creative, intelligent, critical thinker, problem solver

* Proactive communicator, documents clearly and succinctly, detail oriented

* Inspiring, respectful, thoughtful, energetic

* Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes



* Design, implement, test, and maintain application data management systems

* Extraction, transformation and loading of data from various data sources

* Automate manual data movement processes (ETL, migrations)

* Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by modeling good practices and habits.

* Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.

* Participate in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code.

* Keeping updated with the latest industry developments.


Minimum experience and qualifications

* BS or MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, related field, or equivalent industry experience

* 5+ years of experience working with relational, document and key value databases, prefer experience with Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Redis

* 5+ year’s experience developing and supporting production database systems


Core Competencies

* Expert in designing data infrastructure including databases, data warehouses and pipelines

* Experience with source control management systems and continuous integration/deployment environments

* Experience with agile development methodologies & Scrum

* Experience with debugging, performance profiling and optimization

* Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes


Desired Experience and Skills

* Experience writing testable and maintainable solutions

* Experience with ORM based solutions (Django a plus)

* Experience with microservices architecture


Compensation: negotiable - $134,000 - $158,000. Circadence is proud to offer medical, vision, and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with company matching, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, HSA (with high deductible plan), FSA, critical illness and accident insurance to all full-time employees, along with generous paid time off and holidays. 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Circadence Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.

Circadence will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

All Circadence employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.