Senior Cloud Software Engineer 8/20/2016

Confidential Company San Jose, CA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28904673
AJE Ref #
575946060
Location
San Jose, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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This is a direct-client opening for a SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER located in SAN JOSE, CA.

The salary range for this position is 150-180K + 10-15% BONUS. There may be flexibility on the salary but they ideally would like to cap it at 180K.

Working experience in a CLOUD ENVIRONMENT (DOCKER) is required

If dealing with data of this size and volume is not very exciting, we would like to mention that we are forming a team that will build a geo-distributed, always available, and high-performance database platform leveraging cloud technologies.

Now, these are very hard problems to solve, as it's not easy to build a database with all these characteristics and SERVING PETA BYTES OF DATA with extremely high throughput. This is the business and technical problem this team is tasked to solve, and we are looking for super bright engineers who are passionate about pushing the envelope and not settling for the status quo.

A Software Engineer in the database platform team has knowledge and ideas on how to develop innovative solutions smartly. The database platform is being built by a team that has the culture and the environment technologists find at a startup. We are looking for outstanding software engineers with strong development experience in building scalable and geo-distributed solutions. The engineer should also have experience in working with production infrastructure, with strong skills in scripting. The ideal candidate will have strong understanding of relevant programming languages, databases, web protocols, design patterns, storage, and network. Exceptional problem solving abilities will be critical for success, as will be a focus on quality. In our environment, quality is everyone's responsibility, passion is key, innovation and creativity is strongly encouraged. The successful candidate will participate in the entire life cycle of a product ranging from architecture through testing and production rollout.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters Degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required.
Self-directed work style with minimum supervision
More than 15 years of experience developing/testing/deploying secure production quality software products
Expert level programming (JAVA, PYTHON, C) and SCRIPTING SKILLS (BASH) are required with demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
Strong verbal and written communication skills are required due to dynamic nature of team discussions
Demonstrated experience in leading critical projects to production
Working experience in a CLOUD ENVIRONMENT (DOCKER) is required
Strong knowledge of Linux system is required
Experience building high performance, high scalability, and high availability applications is preferred
Familiarity with Agile/Scrum and previous experience in a story driven agile environment is a plus
Working experience or knowledge of databases, including MongoDB and MySQL is preferred

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