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[JOB] Sr. Software Engineer: Hadoop

From: Lana G.
Sent on: Thursday, March 8, 2012 1:43 PM
Location: downtown Brooklyn

Compensation: $80,000-$135,000 commensurate with expertise level and past compensation. 

US Citizens and Green Card holders only please. 

If you are interested in this job, please submit your MS-Word resume to lana/at/

Your resume will not be shared with anyone without your consent

We are looking for experienced Hadoop engineers to join our data infrastructure team. You should love big data and cluster computing, especially in the context of solving large-scale, real-world problems that make us more awesome.

About the Engineering Team

The technical staff believes that code is craft, good software and systems designs are works of art, and that the work we do is part of larger creative culture represented by the hundreds of thousands of inspired makers who make our company such a wondrous marketplace. We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can do big things. We also believe in the right tool for the job, not language-as-religion. Our current systems run PHP, Java, Python, Ruby, Solr/Lucene, Postgres, MySQL, and more.
About You

BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
Experience or interest in distributed systems
Experience with large-scale Hadoop clusters
Experience with Pig and/or Cascading
Experience with Amazon web services: EC2, S3, and EMR (Elastic Map Reduce)
Previous success in a performance-critical environment
Demonstrated open-source contribution is a big plus

About the Position

Work on the scalability, resilience, and efficiency of backend components, particularly Hadoop
Debug runtime problems and understand the interactions between systems
Build systems, libraries, and frameworks within, around, and on top of Hadoop
Help build and manage a large, rapidly growing, heavily used cluster, and contribute your work to the open source community
Code using Java, JVM scripting languages, and PHP
Support both in-house computing systems and EC2 based cloud systems
Work in a team-oriented environment


Lana Greene

Technical Recruiter


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