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Lead Software Engineer - Python
Parameter Space Ltd
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Job Title

Lead Software Engineer - Python

Job Description

A lead software engineer with at least 3 years’ experience and advanced expertise in Python is required to lead design and engineering efforts within Parameter Space. The software platforms developed by Parameter Space are built using Python.

Essential functions

  • Lead the design of Parameter Space analysis platforms
  • Lead platform engineering and integration
  • Lead engineering team
  • Deploy and maintain platform components
  • Create clear documentation

Restrictions

  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements

Mandatory:

Technologies:

  • Linux
  • Virtualization (e.g. Docker)
  • Advanced Python
  • Version control (e.g. Git), software defect tracking systems (e.g. JIRA)
  • Web application technologies

Experience:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Physics or equivalent.
  • Strong system architecture and engineering experience (Linux), including designing and engineering systems hosted within one or more major cloud infrastructures (e.g. AWS); web servers, authentication systems, virtual routers and firewalls.
  • Demonstrable experience working with distributed storage and tools for processing, querying, and analyzing very large data sets.
  • Advanced understanding of modern infrastructure design and operations.
  • Good knowledge of build systems/orchestrators e.g. Jenkins
  • Software development lifecycle experience (AGILE)
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate with developers and non-technical groups comfortably.

Desirable:

  • Other programming languages (e.g. Java)
  • Distributed processing frameworks
  • Continuous Integration concepts

About the Company

Earth Observation satellites are creating data volumes on the order of petabytes. Cloud-based analysis platforms that bring compute to the data are being implemented to deliver services across multiple sectors such as marine, agriculture and environment.

Parameter Space is currently developing a prototype Platform as a Service (PaaS) to facilitate the exploitation of Earth Observation satellite and in-situ data for a broad user-base and range of applications. Further information can be found at www.parameterspace.ie.

Contact Info

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