Frontier Technology Inc.

Data Engineer

Regular Full-Time
Location : Location
US-CO-Colorado Springs
Clearance Requirements


FTI is searching for a Data Engineer to support United States Space Force (USSF) Space Systems Command (SSC) Cyber Operations Branch in the development and deployment of defensive cyberspace capabilities across Space mission and weapon systems. A successful candidate should have a diverse technical background and be leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in an Agile, fast-paced environment. 


  • Assembles large, complex sets of data that meet non-functional and functional requirements
  • Identifies, designs, and implements internal process improvements including re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, optimizing data delivery, and automating manual processes
  • Builds required infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from various data sources
  • Curate and maintain data that is stored in support of metrics and evaluation.
  • Working with developers to make sure key data points are stored in a Postgres database.
  • Working with data providers and back-end API developers to normalize schemas and define data flows for persistence and analytics.
  • Design, build, test, maintain, and automate data collection/pipelines
  • Develop Dashboards for Data Analytics.
  • Implement Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
  • Using Agile methodologies to develop software.


Required Skills:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and have an active Secret clearance with SCI and SAP eligibility. A Top Secret clearance is HIGHLY desired. 
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information.
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph.
  • Required - Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related STEM or engineering discipline required. Master's preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant experience as a Data Engineer/Scientist.
  • Experience developing data pipelines and normalizing data.
  • Experience using AWS cloud services.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL database.
  • Ability to work efficiently on small, distributed teams.
  • Familiarity with Agile principles.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience developing Tableau Dashboards.
  • ELK Stack Experience.
  • Real-time event streaming.
  • AWS S3, EC2, Lambda, Kinesis.
  • Apache Spark, NiFi.
  • Confluent Kafka.
  • Experience with Containers (Docker, Docker Compose).
  • DevSecOps utilizing test-driven development.
  • Gitlab experience.

For this role, the compensation range for candidates in Colorado is ($80K- $120K) .  Note: Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. FTI has a location based compensation structure; there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.



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