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Data Engineer Sr

Why join us

TRACTIAN is reimagining industrial systems so that every frontline maintenance worker can realize their full potential. We're building software and hardware in one place—disrupting long-standing institutions with products and experiences that better serve the ambitions of our clients.

Working at TRACTIAN allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. Our team members have the autonomy needed to accomplish challenging goals. We are a growth-stage startup and you will work directly with the founders, helping to define the vision, product and user experience.


The Data organization develops infrastructure, statistical models, and products using IoT data. Our Scientists and Engineers work together to make data—and insights derived from data—a core asset across the company. Our work is ingrained in Tractian’s decision-making process, in the efficiency of our operations and insights, and in the industry-leading experience we provide our consumers.

What you'll do

Being a strong partner to the Data Team, as a Data Engineer, you will support Database Platform Engineering in the architecture, development, and deployment of Cassandra technology in high SLA environments. This includes, but is not limited to, advanced to expert engineering and implementation of the requirements of the role.


  • Install, configure, monitor, upgrade and maintain Cassandra/Scylla databases in production and non-production environments

  • Manage, support, and maintain database NoSQL (MongoDB) and SQL (PostgreSQL) technologies and infrastructures, adhering to the architectural guidelines and policies

  • Physical implementation of databases, storage structures, high-availability solutions, replication, and disaster recovery solutions

  • Regular database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis, predictive future database resource requirements, and the structured organized reporting of the same

  • Adapt business requirements, model data, and develop database specifications, tables, and element attributes

  • Ability to work well as a team and as an individual with minimal supervision


  • 3+ yrs of SQL and/or NoSQL experience

  • 2+ years of Cassandra/Scylla DBA experience

  • 1+ year of prior contact with Python

  • 1+ year of exposure to JavaScript

  • Experience in shell scripting / terraform

  • Ability to complete tasks independently

Bonus Points

  • Experience with data storage solutions, working with different databases (S3 or Mongo)

  • Knowledge designing event-driven applications (like Kafka)


  • Competitive salary and stock options

  • Optional fully funded Portuguese / English / Spanish courses

  • 30 days of paid annual leave

  • Earn a trip anywhere in the world every 4 years

  • A bonus day off during the week of your birthday

  • Sports Incentive

  • Home office allowance

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