Senior Software Engineer/Team Lead – Brightfield Group – Chicago, IL

The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and tech manager, skilled at optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. You will manage our tech team on architecting and designing systems, interfaces and infrastructures that safely and efficiently power the data pipelines for Advanced Analytics, BI execution and Custom Visualizations. We use Google Big Query for storage, and Virtual Machines, Python, and Flask for data transformations. We are working toward setting up a modern data stack, and you will be critical in leading us there. Ideally, you are highly skilled at navigating remote VMs and using containerization technology. We write most of our code in python, and deploy it to GCP. You will be expected to build scalable data ingress and egress pipelines across data storage products, deploy new ETL pipelines and diagnose, troubleshoot and improve existing data architecture. Working in a fast-paced, flexible, start-up environment; we welcome your adaptability, curiosity, passion, grit, and creativity to contribute to our cutting-edge research of this growing, fascinating industry.

About Brightfield Group. Brightfield Group is a cannabis market research company comprised of a team of experts across the country with years of experience analyzing opaque markets with the most sophisticated analytical and statistical tools available. We give the most accurate and comprehensive consumer, brand, and market insights into the CBD and cannabis industries providing a critical edge in this quickly emerging and competitive market. We accomplish this through cutting-edge social listening, expertly constructed surveys, triangulated market-sizing, innovative online data-crawlers, and thorough, empathic qualitative research. The growing data science team, leverages the latest technology in natural language processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to provide the most holistic view of the cannabis industry and its consumers.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Develop “v2” architecture, centered around tests, microservices, scalability, and traceable data provenance to foment state of the art predictive analytics and visualizations
  • Code reviews and training for junior developers
  • Creating and maintaining infrastructure (both team and that allows for agility and innovation

Qualifications & Skills: REQUIRED:

  • Google Big Query


  • Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with survey and social data

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