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3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer or Individual Contributor
Extensive hands-on experience with Python and relational databases
Experience with other high-level programming languages such as Rust, Golang, C, C++, or Java
Expertise working with terabyte-scale datasets
Background building high-throughput, distributed data pipelines
Good understanding of algorithms and data structures
Knowledge of storage systems, file systems, compute infrastructure, and application architectures
Willingness to debug problems across the stack, such as networking issues, performance problems, and/or memory leaks
Self-motivation and comfort working in a fast-paced environment
Strong interpersonal skills and comfort sharing your expertise with others
Experience having built the wrong system enough times to avoid the common pitfalls
5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer or Individual Contributor
Experience with blockchain technologies and deployments
Knowledge of software orchestration and management technologies (Kubernetes, k3s, etc.) and associated tooling for provisioning (Terraform, Ansible, etc.)
What we offer you:
An opportunity to be a part of something bigger; a mission with real impact
A chance to be a part of a people-first team
Robust career growth and advancement opportunities
As one of the world’s great liberal arts colleges, LSA pushes the boundaries of what is understood about the human experience and the natural world, and we foster the next generation of rigorous and empathetic thinkers, creators, and contributors to the state of Michigan, the nation, and the world.
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