Data Engineer 9/2/2016

Confidential Company Palo Alto, CA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29515390
AJE Ref #
576077763
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Our client, a high growth big data company with over $50 million revenue, is expanding their team in Palo Alto, CA. They are seeking passionate Senior Software Engineers to join their engineering team, working closely with top publishers to build products. Compensation is aggressive including bonus and equity.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

* Play with a variety of cutting edge software stacks to figure out which ones work best for our data processing (eg BigQuery, Kinesis, Kafka, Cassandra) and high traffic distributed web frameworks (eg Meteor, Ngnix, Node, React)
* Work intimately with Docker and Kubernetes to optimize our entire cloud platform at scale. This includes developing on Kubernetes source (golang)
* Ensure that all of our services run effectively by developing software stacks that are immediately scalable: think micro-services and functional programming
* Use best practices in terms of testing, monitoring, alerting, auto-recovery, design patterns, etc.
* Provide leadership for other engineers on how to make data driven decisions concerning technology and the robustness of that technology.
* Own the future of the architecture stack for ShareThis by making decisions around partners and technologies while getting buy in from all the engineers and keeping them productive.

Job Requirements

* B.S. Computer Science preferred
* 5+ years experience building maintainable large-scale server applications
* Experience with RDBMS, Hadoop, or Cassandra at high-scale
* Experience in Kafka, Spark and Java script.
* Expert knowledge of data structures and their practical applications
* Expert knowledge using best practices in either Java or Python