Python API/Data Developer

Company: KVH Industries, Inc.
Location: Middletown, Rhode Island, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.JUN.2021


Overview: KVH is creating a business architecture that will enable our company to scale and automate our satellite telecom and manufacturing...


KVH is creating a business architecture that will enable our company to scale and automate our satellite telecom and manufacturing operations around the globe. Were seeking software developers with both the ability to help design that architecture, and to build/test/integrate the services and APIs as we build it out. Youll be helping to drive our migration from traditional server-based systems to cloud-based data-centric architectures.Youll be designing and building a Business Support System (BSS) middleware layers to automate event-driven and scheduled interactions triggered by customers, devices and systems across our networks.The key tech skills are Python, SQL, Rest, git, and use of an ESB. But just as important are solid engineering and collaboration skills: an appreciation of and ability to create well-architected, self-documenting APIs and systems; working directly with stakeholders to translate business needs to technical requirements; a dedication to quality, security, and maintainability throughout the design/development/implementation process; superb software-engineering skills, sometimes on an Agile team, sometimes working independently, but always well-organized; a willingness to roll-up sleeves for hands-on DevOps work when required.Most importantly, developing software at KVH offers the best of both worlds: the opportunity to work on one of the leading global satellite telecom networks at truly global scale, and a small team environment where your creativity, ideas and feedback are encouraged and valued, and where you can make a real impact.

Integrate multiple financial, ERP, telecom and manufacturing applications via an ESBBuild out a telecom BSS (business support system) that utilizes OpenAPI specifications such as Swagger using our sever language of choice, PythonDesign, communicate, and lead development of solutions to complex problemsWork with cross-functional teams to gather and translate user requirements into effective and scalable solutionsCollaborate with product managers, technical program managers and partner teams, necessitating a comfort-level with ambiguity and a desire to create, iterate and improveEvaluate technical choices and their tradeoffsIdentify opportunities to improve our codebase and data architecture based on latest best practices and shared business needsEnhance data pipeline health and quality monitoringDesign, develop, test, debug, document and support BI (Business Intelligence) specific data solutions: Including data store/data warehouse architecture, ETL/ELT process, both on premise SQL, Oracle DB and in the cloud, AWS ecosystem, utilizing our current S3 Buckets, Postgres, Dynamo DB, and ElasticSearchCreate, implement and support a data store that allows for business self-service analytics and data visualization solutions to empower the users (Sales, Marketing, Finance and Executives)Apply practical data governance/security standards and techniques to ensure efficient coding logic and trusted data integrityRecommend and present data architecture and design stories effectively in both one-on-one and group settingsLeverage the Agile/Scrum and DevOps methodologies

Required QualificationsBachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science (or a related field)or equivalent experience3+ years of Python development3+ years of SQL2+ years developing RESTful web services2+ years of Javascript development1+ years of experience focusing on systems architecture and design (extensibility, reliability and scalability)Strong knowledge of GitPrior experience with SwaggerStrong organizational and collaborative skillsStrong written and verbal communication skillsUS Citizen or Green Card HolderPreferred Qualifications:SOAP, XMLPrior experience with ERP or financial systemsExperience with ESB especially Infor IONAny experience or knowledge of Infor technologies particularly Infor LN or IONExperience with Agile development methologyCloud development experience, esp AWSContinuous integration (jenkins or similar)Prior experience with ITAR, FedRAMP or similar environmentsU.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time. KVH Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability. We offer a full suite of benefits to include paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, employee stock purchase program, and 401k/Roth.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 document form upon hire. KVH also conducts background checks and drug screening after acceptance of an offer.

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