Senior Software Engineer

First Orion North Little Rock , AR 72199

Posted 3 weeks ago

This is an opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer responsible for designing and building data-driven products and services. The role involves working on high performance APIs, data pipelines, scoring components, reporting, analytic applications, and more. This role requires working closely with data scientists, data analysts, project managers, and business leaders to track tasks, plan projects, answer questions, and help explain seen behaviors. Team leaders also work closely with their team members to plan projects, explain requirements, maintain progress, review solutions, and help align projects with larger technical visions at First Orion.

We are looking for a great team player who is positive, self-motivated, energetic and a quick learner with commitment to quality and dedication to long term success. A successful candidate must demonstrate strong analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills, as well as significant experience in the field.

We provide a friendly work environment, access to cutting edge technology and ability to work on highly challenging projects that are second to none in the industry.

What you'll be doing:

  • Manage multiple repositories spanning different problem-spaces, languages, and paradigms

  • Languages currently used include Scala, C++, Python, Java, Go, and Javascript

  • Work closely with data scientists in order to integrate new models into products, recommend approaches, and bridge the gap between prototype components and production implementation

  • Work with data analysts to determine metrics, analytics, and processes that can be automated in order to get a deeper insight into seen or unseen behaviors, as well as standardize behavior

  • Write unit, integration, and regression tests for both existing and new code

  • Developing Apache Spark applications to create big data pipelines for various applications

  • Developing HTTP API applications

  • Working closely with your team to manage projects and tasks

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or related degree

  • 3+ years of experience in a data engineering position

  • At least two years of Java, Scala, or Kotlin experience, at least two years of Go or Python experience

  • Full working knowledge of Git

  • 2+ years of experience with a Cloud Computing Service such as AWS

  • 1+ years of SQL experience

  • Self-starter personality

  • Ability and mindset to dive into unfamiliar problems and come up with unique solutions

Bonus Points:

  • Master's degree or higher

  • Previous industry experience as a Team Leader, or in Telecom

  • AWS experience, especially in Load Balancers, EMR, EC2, ECS, Lambda, S3, and Terraform

  • Experience in Apache Spark or other big data engines

  • Experience with Vert.x or other API frameworks

  • Functional Programming experience

Company Benefits:

Our work environment is energetic, focused, fun, and collaborative. We've created a special culture where trust and transparency are the key and employees are empowered to make their own decisions. Our people are passionate about what we do and have an indomitable spirit to get things done. Everyone is a part of the big picture here.

First Orion has been voted a Great Place to Work with top rankings in every category! Learn more about what our employees have to say on our First Orion Glassdoor page!

At this time, we are not able to sponsor visas, such as H-1B, for this particular position, Senior Software Engineer. First Orion is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. First Orion's immigration sponsorship policy is applied in a nondiscriminatory fashion regardless of race, gender, ethnic origin, or any other classification protected by law. First Orion is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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