Software Engineer

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Job Description

We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Software Engineer to join our growing Machine Learning Deployment Engineering team and build out the next generation of our platform. The ideal candidate is a hands-on platform builder with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms on an autonomous, empowered team. We're looking for someone with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science, and data products. They must have strong Java development experience and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development. Firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and big data technologies would also be valuable. This is a research focused team, so your ability and desire to learn and apply new technologies will be key.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make products that people love to use.
  • Analyze, design and develop tests and test-automation suites for the code you write.
  • Design and develop a processing platform using various configuration management technologies.
  • Participate in software development methodology in an agile environment.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.

Qualifications and Requirements:
    We're looking for a Java Developer with 3-5 years of experience in B2B, has a BS degree in computer science or similar, and is familiar with the following software/tools:

    • Experience writing programs in Java is required.
    • Versatility and desire to learn and apply new technologies is required.
    • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
    • Knows how to build high-quality, reliable applications that can handle enterprise scale.
    • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
    • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
    • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for client facing role.

    We also consider hands-on experience with any of the following valuable, though not required. We use the bolded items and you would be have a chance to learn them if you don't know them.

    • Modern programming languages like Python and C++.
    • Spring Framework, Redis, RDBMS, NoSQL a plus.
    • Hadoop, Hive , Oozie, Map Reduce, Spark, Sqoop, Kafka, Flume, etc.
    • DevOps with experience building and deploying to CloudFoundry, Docker, Kubernetes
    • Infrastructure automation technologies like Docker, Vagrant, etc.
    • Build automation technologies like Gradle, Jenkins, etc.
    • Building APIs and services using REST, SOAP, etc.
    • Scripting languages like Perl, Shell, Groovy, etc.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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