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In office: Boulder, Colorado

  • 🇺🇸 United States
Annual Salary
USD 82k - USD 91k

Associate Python Data Engineer

SciTec has been awarded multiple government contracts and is growing our creative Team! SciTec, Inc. is a dynamic small business with the mission to deliver advanced sensor data processing technologies and scientific instrumentation capabilities in support of National Security and Defense. We support customers throughout the Department of Defense and U.S. Government in building innovative new tools to deliver unique world-class data exploitation capabilities.

SciTec has an immediate opportunity for a talented Python developer to support our programs delivering Next-Generation Missile Warning software. This is a unique opportunity to join a small business delivering core capabilities for National defense. You will work within a fast-paced team delivering end-to-end software processing of Overhead Persistent InfraRed (OPIR) sensor data for Missile Warning, Missile Defense, Battlespace Awareness, and Technical Intelligence. You will develop and maintain a database solution to store the expansive data generated during each test of this system. Our ideal candidate will leverage past experience to design a database solution with input from the users and work with them to establish an effective database management process.


  • Develop and maintain a MongoDB for storing data to support performance analysis of algorithms supporting Missile Warning

  • Work directly with Analysts and Engineers to identify and document the requirements and use cases of the database system

  • Provide troubleshooting support for the team(s) managing the database

  • Consult and support the development of related Analysis tools utilizing the database

  • Detail oriented

  • A bachelor’s degree in the physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science with 1+ year of professional experience

  • 1+ year experience developing a NoSQL database program using Python

  • Demonstrated ability to work on Linux operating systems

  • Demonstrated python development experience

  • Capability to follow logic in other languages (C++, shell scripts)

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD SECRET security clearance or higher

  • Detail oriented

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing a MongoDB database using Python

  • A current active DoD SECRET security clearance or higher

  • Experience using visualization, analysis, and GUI Python packages

  • Experience with the exploitation and analysis of OPIR data

  • An advanced degree in the physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science

  • Experience working in an AGILE development process

SciTec offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • 3% Fully Vested Company 401K Contribution (no employee contribution required)

  • 100% company paid HSA Medical insurance, with a choice of 2 buy-up options

  • 80% company paid Dental insurance

  • 100% company paid Vision insurance

  • 100% company paid Life insurance

  • 100% company paid Long-term Disability insurance

  • Short-term Disability insurance

  • Annual Profit-Sharing Plan

  • Discretionary Performance Bonus

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Generous Paid Time Off, including Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay

  • Flexible Work Hours

The pay range for this position is $82,000 - $91,000 / year. SciTec considers several factors when extending an offer of employment, including but not limited to the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills. This is not a guarantee of compensation.

SciTec is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.