Software Engineer - Platform Services

Houston, TX 77001

Post Date: 06/13/2018 Job ID: 10524 Category: Java

We are looking to add an experienced Software Engineer to our Platform Services team in Houston, TX. This is an infrastructure team where we have 5 Sr. Engineers (+ a Manager) and would like to hire someone with a strong Computer Science education that is flexible in working on various technologies and languages (Java is a strong preference).

You will tackle a broad range of challenges, including:
  • Understanding and working with large-scale, distributed systems;
  • Aiding the development of a commoditized compute strategy involving virtualization and container-based infrastructure;
  • Aiding the development of a large-scale distributed storage offerings;
  • Using a metrics-based approach to define and deliver new infrastructure offerings;

Requirements Include:
  • At minimum a bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or other highly technical, scientific discipline.
  • At least 2 years of experience.
  • Solid experience with Java, C and/or C++, and superior knowledge of Unix and Linux.
  • Understanding of concurrency and distributed computing.
  • General familiarity with existing open-source software packages.

Strong candidates will also have:
  • Familiarity with distributed storage and related technologies such as Lustre, Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Ceph.
  • Familiarity with Cloud technology, including OpenStack, Amazon Web Service, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure.
  • Familiarity with modern web platforms and related technologies such as J2EE, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Django, Javascript, Angular, and Bootstrap.
Java, GPA: 3.3+/4.0 in Computer Science, open-source contributor

Jordan Zmick

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