Subcontractor Engineer - Remote, East Coast, US

at Jacobs in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Your Impact:

A World-Changing Company

Our company is passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we’d love for you to join us!

The Role

As a Subcontractor Engineer you will help develop and deploy technical solutions to solve our customers’ hardest problems, using our platform to integrate data, transform insights, and build first-class applications for operational decisions. You will leverage everything around you: core company products, open-source technologies (e.g. GHE), and anything you and your team can build to drive real impact. In this role, you work with customers around the globe, where you gain rare insight into the world’s most important industries and institutions. Each mission presents different challenges, from the regulatory environment to the nature of the data to the user population. You will work to accommodate all aspects of an environment to drive real technical outcomes for our customers!

Location: Fully remote, supporting EST hours; OR Hybrid in NYC, DC or Denver

Core Responsibilities

+ Setup transfers of data feeds from source systems into location accessible to Foundry

+ Debug issues related to delayed or missing data feeds

+ Write transformations and derive new datasets using Spark for distributed computation

+ Monitor build progress and debug build problems

+ Using Foundry’s application development framework to design applications that address operational questions

+ Rapid development and iteration cycles with SME’s including testing and troubleshooting application issues

+ Executing requests for information (RFI’s) surrounding the platform’s data footprint

Here’s what you’ll need :

What We Value

+ Strong engineering background, preferably in fields such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering, Physics, or Data Science.

+ Proficiency with programming languages such as Python (Pyspark, Pandas) SQL, R or similar languages.

+ Ability to work effectively in teams of technical and non-technical individuals.

+ Skill and comfort working in a rapidly changing environment with dynamic objectives and iteration with users.

+ Demonstrated ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision.

+ Proven track-record of strong customer communications including feedback gathering, execution updates, and troubleshooting.


+ U.S. citizenship

+ Minimum Secret Clearance

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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Job Posting: JC260203448

Posted On: May 22, 2024

Updated On: Jun 27, 2024

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