RELX Group Sr Software Engineer - Data Processing - FlightStats - Portland, OR in Portland, Oregon

Sr Software Engineer - Data Processing - FlightStats - Portland, OR


Location: Portland, Oregon, United States


FlightStats is looking for a highly skilled Software Engineer to join our Flight Data Processing Engineering team and help build the core back-end services that make our business work. This team tackles a wide variety of exciting projects, including intelligent processing, transport and delivery of our data products to internal customers. This team is where flight data from a variety of sources comes together. The right candidate will display a positive team-oriented attitude, possess intrinsic motivation for quality engineering, and come to us with a solid foundation of relevant experience, ready to jump in and contribute to our success.


  • Collaborate with team members and implement appropriate design patterns for new development.
  • Design, write, test and deploy production ready code.
  • Troubleshoot and support team’s existing products
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand use cases.
  • Convert product requirements into deliverables, set priorities, and estimate timelines.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, math, or statistics, or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 4 years software development experience.
  • Experience with developing highly concurrent, scalable microservice applications.
  • Strong Java or similar skills and experience.
  • Familiarity with SQL, PostgreSQL experience is a bonus.
  • Experience working with REST-like, lightweight web services.
  • Working knowledge of Linux, comfortable with the command line.
  • Ability to troubleshoot performance, capacity, concurrency and scalability issues.
  • Familiarity with lightweight agile software development processes.
  • Strong data modeling experience a plus.

Please note: This is a regular, full-time position which requires working out of our office located in downtown Portland, Oregon.

About The Company:

FlightStats provides data services and end-to-end data solutions to customers serving the global travel industry. The company has established a leadership position as a provider of real-time global flight information, serving airlines and airports, travel agencies, developers, consumers, and more. The company is leveraging the platform and domain knowledge it has developed to expand into new data sets and new products that deliver value to the company’s core markets. We work in an interesting field, we have demonstrated success in what we do, and we are well positioned for future growth.

Our Environment:

We hire the best talent in the travel and technology industries. To support our talented team, we offer an extraordinary work environment that places trust and respect at the forefront of our company values. These values enable our employees to do their best work by creating an open, supportive environment that promotes creativity. Employees are also provided outstanding benefits, including flexible working hours and a "take it when you need it" time off program that encourages a healthy life/work balance. If that weren't enough, we work in a beautifully remodeled downtown Portland office, which provides lots of natural light and includes a well-stocked refrigerator and snack bar! We think it's a great place to do great work, and if you like the sound of this as well, we encourage you to consider this opening.

The Company:

At Reed Business information (RBI) we provide information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global brands hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI people are driven by an environment focused on innovation, passion for our products, and collaboration, where working in an agile manner is par for the course. RBI is part of RELX, a leading global provider of data, information and solutions for professional customers.

RBI is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact . EEO is the Law . EEO is the Law Supplement

RBI General Benefits Package

401k match of 5%

18 Days Holiday

One day work from home option

Company provided laptop

On-premise cafeteria and gym access

Paid Charity Days – 2 days per year

Benefits start the upon hire date

Excellent OTE & Competitive Salaries