Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Software Engineer, Data Platform

Stoke Space

Stoke Space

Software Engineering
Kent, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

A thriving economy in space is needed to make life on Earth more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable. Space technology will enable global access to information, solutions to climate change, answers to global food security, products that transform healthcare, clean energy production, and more. Today, rocket launch options are slow, expensive, and unreliable. Stoke is building the world’s most efficient fully and rapidly reusable rocket designed to fly daily that will radically increase access to space and open up the space economy to safeguard our precious home, Earth.


Data is the key to empowering our engineering teams to build and launch the world’s first 100% reusable rocket. We need to provide high frequency time series data in a resilient and expedient manner so that engineers and technicians have reliable info to make decisions and analysis in real time. We’re looking for a Software Engineer that has UI development expertise and experience with high volume data plotting and processing. You will be responsible for developing new data plotting and processing tools as part of our Data Platform as well as contributing to the development of our data pipelines, from the edge at vehicle software to ingress into our cloud infrastructure pipelines, analysis, and archiving.


  • Develop and utilize data visualization tools to create reusable plotting and visualizations of time series data.
  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable data pipelines (streaming and batch) and infrastructure on our cloud platform
  • Work with large-scale time series datasets, ensuring data integrity, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Develop and implement data models and schemas to support analytical and operational needs.
  • Monitor and optimize the performance of data infrastructure and pipelines.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field / experience
  • 4+ years of software development experience
  • Proven experience with cloud platforms such as AWS
  • Strong proficiency with front end development frameworks (e.g. ReactJS)
  • Proficiency in data visualization tools and libraries (e.g., Matplotlib, Plotly, Tableau).
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python, and data processing frameworks
  • Experience with time series data, including storage, retrieval, and analysis.
  • Solid understanding of ETL processes, data warehousing, and data lake architectures.
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance
  • 401(k) match
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Equity


Target Levels:

  • Level 3 Range: $147,00 - $220,500
  • Level 4 Range: $183,700 - $275,600

Our job posts are intentionally written to attract a wide variety of experience levels, and we make decisions about the right fit on a per-candidate basis.

Your actual level and base salary will be decided based on your specific experience and skill level.

Equal Opportunity

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including with respect to disability and veteran status. It is committed to compliance with all equal opportunity laws, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and Title VII. It does not discriminate on the basis of nationality, race, citizenship, immigration status, or any other protected class when it comes to employment practices, including hiring.

Employment at the Company is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference and background checks, and on your ability to prove your identity and authorization to work in the U.S. for the Company. Employees must comply with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services employment verification requirements, and, therefore, they must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 at the start of employment and re-verify authorization to work periodically.

Separate from this I-9 process, this position entails access to certain technology and technical data that is restricted under U.S. export control laws and regulations. Employment or continued employment may be conditioned on your legal authorization to work with or have access to export control materials as necessary to perform your job.