Principal Software Engineer - Cloud

Chicago, IL 60601

Posted: 06/27/2018 Category: .NET, DevOps Job Number: 10578

We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer - Cloud to provide technical leadership to evolve our enterprise Venue Virtual Data Room into a set of independently and autonomously scalable and deployable low-latency services in Azure.  You will lead teams to design and implement a worldwide distributed system that provides innovative technical solutions to securely store, search and analyze large amounts of data.

What you will do
  • Be a hands-on contributor to the design and implementation of our cloud distributed system from the infrastructure layer up to the API.
  • Performance testing and engineering to ensure the services consistently scale to meet geographically dispersed requests in smart and cost-effective ways.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for the system and in best practice distributed systems engineering architecture, design, implementation and test.
  • Lead cross-functional initiatives and mentor and guide engineering staff in the development of new systems and introduction of new technology.

Required Experience and Skills
  • We value humility, a strong work ethic, flexibility, collaboration, technical curiosity, and constant learning.
  • Success delivering multiple projects that demonstrate prowess designing, implementing, and operating large scale, high throughput, low latency distributed systems in Azure.
  • You can go up and down the stack from deep in the infrastructure layer all the way up to the client libraries.
  • Experience leading small teams that move fast - all members are expected to achieve maximum results with minimal direction.
  • At least 10 years of software engineering experience across multiple environments on complex distributed polyglot systems using C# / .NET, Java, Scala, and/or C++.
  • Kubernetes or Azure AKS experience.
  • Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Redis, MongoDB and/or other NoSQL data store experience.
  • Cosmos DB and SQL experience.
  • Azure Blob storage experience.
  • Familiar with ASP.NET MVC (routing, model binding, razor views).
  • Object-oriented design (SOLID) principles and design patterns.
  • API first design building scalable ReSTful APIs, ideally using an IDL like OpenAPI.

Nice to haves
  • Experience designing a cloud-based distributed system that stores, indexes and provides access to large documents (10 MB or greater), with outliers greater than 100 MB, in a consistent and performant way.

  • You must be legally authorized to work in the US.  Sponsorships are not supported at this time.
  • Applications for this position from candidates not located in Chicago will be considered. However, you must be able and willing to re-locate to Chicago.
API layer, OOP design/architecture, Azure, Cloud Architect, Data Storage, micro-services, data flows, etc.

Jordan Zmick

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