💻 Senior Software Engineer - Operational Data

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python
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kubernetes
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Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab is a vertically integrated provider of small launch services, satellites, and spacecraft components. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. Our team is over 1,300 people strong and we’re adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core – every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented.

While other companies talk about it, we do it!

About the role

The Operational Data is a Software Engineering team sitting at the intersection between software and operational data. The team develops and maintains the necessary tools and services to extract value from operational data, enabling engineers and analysts to derive essential technical insights for developing and improving Rocket Lab's vehicles and space systems. 

A Senior Engineer’s mission is to provide excellent technical skills, experience, and vision to help the team achieve their goals. 

**Essential skills
**

  • Tertiary Diploma, Certificate or degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or demonstrated equivalent level of knowledge. 
  • Minimum of 6 years experience within a software engineering related discipline 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Team player with a positive attitude 
  • Experience with Python Development 
  • Experience with common data analysis libraries/tools such as Pandas/Numpy, ETL pipelines, SQL 
  • REST APIs and service development 
  • Database knowledge 
  • Experience with Git 
  • Experience with Redmine, Jira, Bugzilla, Mantis, or other issue tracker

 

**Desirable skills
**

  • Knowledge of data science and numerical analysis techniques 
  • Experience with agile development practices 
  • Kubernetes 
  • Data visualization 
  • C#, Golang, TypeScript Development 
  • Web Application Development 
  • User Interface Development

 

Rocket Lab Employee Benefits:

  • The opportunity to work on innovative and groundbreaking technology
  • An employee stock purchase program
  • Access to world leading experts to develop your career
  • Unlimited barista coffee, fruit, and snacks
  • Rocket Lab merchandise – T-shirts, mission patches etc.
  • Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
  • Additional parental leave entitlements
  • A vibrant team culture with social activities throughout the year

Important information:

FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN US OFFICES ONLY:

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S Department of State.

Rocket Lab provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment at Rocket Lab, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND OFFICES ONLY:

For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations. 

Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality.  For more information on these Regulations, click here ITAR Regulations.

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Rocket Lab
New Zealand, Auckland
Posted 8d ago
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