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Software Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA

Company Description

DataStax powers the apps that transform business for more than 300 customers, including startups and 20 of the Fortune 100.  DataStax delivers a massively scalable, flexible and continuously available big data platform built on Apache Cassandra™.   DataStax integrates enterprise-ready Cassandra, Apache Hadoop™ for analytics and Apache Solr™ for search, across multiple data centers and in the cloud.

Companies such as Adobe, HealthCare Anytime, eBay, Thomson Reuters and Netflix rely on DataStax to transform their businesses.

Job Description

DataStax is looking for a talented engineer with expertise building high-performance, distributed systems to join our team in creating a distributed, scalable NoSQL data management platform.  DataStax Enterprise Server, based on Apache Cassandra, allows you to easily manage both your real time and analytic data in one integrated database solution.

THE PREFERENCE IS TO HIRE IN THE SILICON VALLEY AREA, HOWEVER REMOTE WORK IS POSSIBLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Participate in and drive general product development for our DataStax Enterprise product

  • Implement new cutting edge features for our customers
  • Resolve hard customer issues
  • Integration work involving Cassandra, Solr, Hadoop and other relevant BigData technologies

Qualifications

The stuff you'll need to succeed:

  • Strong Java background in systems or back-end software
  • Experience designing multi-threaded systems
  • Comfortable working with a distributed, larger development organization
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Passionate about high performance large scale systems
  • Well organized and enjoys the freedom of working independently

The stuff that would be nice to have (but not a deal breaker)

  • 5+ years software development experience

  • Experience with scalable systems design and implementation

  • Familiarity with SQL and relational databases

  • Experience with any of Apache Cassandra, Solr, Hadoop, Hive, Pig

  • Involvement in an open-source community

  • Experience with git source control

  • Familiarity with Python

  • BS degree in Computer Science

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.