Software Engineer

Company Description

The AOL Data Platforms Team is responsible for services related to our
existing data platforms and infrastructure, ETL processes, and reporting
platforms. We ingest, process, and expose data feeds from external sources
such as Omniture and Comscore as well as from many internal data sources
within AOL including registration, billing, CMS, and advertising. This
data is then consumed by various business intelligence and analytics teams
throughout the company, and served to top levels of management. It has a
constant and impactful influence on decision making to help increase
engagement and yield.

Job Description

AOL Data Platforms is looking to hire a software engineer to help with
development of our Big Data and custom reporting systems which
are the core of our services. We are looking for someone will to take on
duties across a broad area of technologies including software development and
testing, scripting, AWS, and SQL database/Big Data processing.


* In this role, you will be responsible for learning our various systems
and be able configure them in a QA environment for testing purposes, and
exercise them with a combination of automation technologies. Work closely
with team members to understand the functionality and features added to
ensure testing coverage.
* Enhance the reach and accessibility of our data by contributing to our
reporting offerings using a combination backend scripting and data processing using SQL/Pig/Hive and AWS technologies such as S3, EMR, and Lambda
* Taking guidance from senior engineers in the areas of design and
implementation and build upon your skill sets accordingly, and applying
the knowledge gained for future work. You will also verify your work as
well as from other members of the team to maintain the high degree of
quality assurance required for this level of business critical data.
* Collaborate with other computer engineers to solve complex problems that
affect both functionality of existing software and delivery of new
features to production, document user stories and break them into specific
detailed technical tasks and design, develop and test new/changed
components of Data Platforms leveraging commercial software and open
source to interface big data with relational solutions


Number of years of experience: 1-5

Technical Skills
* Development experience using a mainstream language such as Java or Python
* Experience with databases and SQL
* Unix/Linux experience is a must

* Bachelors/Masters Degree in Computer Science

Other skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills

Bonus skills
* Experience with Big data processing using Hadoop, Hbase, Pig and Hive
* Experience with Amazon Web Services/products

Additional Information

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.

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