"Schwarzenegger has nothing on me when it comes to terminating rogue Hadoop processes."
- Ben Podgursky, I’ll Be Back-End Data Engineer, LiveRamp
About This Job:
Do you thirst to design, build, operate, debug, and optimize sophisticated distributed systems? Are you thrilled to creatively discover new ways to leverage 2 petabytes of data and 100 billion requests per month at lightning fast speeds? Do you love working collaboratively with intelligent, energetic, no-nonsense colleagues? Are you as nice as you are brilliant? Consider joining us.
Build, operate, and optimize large distributed systems.
Design and implement algorithms to efficiently process, analyze, and serve massive datasets on a 250+ node Hadoop cluster.
Be at the forefront of technology innovation. Keep LiveRamp on the cutting edge of industry tools and best practices.
Push your teammates to become stronger engineers. They will do the same for you.
Work on your own great ideas during Hackweeks (5 times per year!).
Contribute towards building a great company
3+ years experience building scalable and reliable products.
Comfort writing large-scale, high performance object-oriented code (bonus points for functional programming experience).
Map-Reduce or Java/C++ expertise or the brains and brawn to become an expert.
Good diagnostic and debugging sense, the ability to find a needle in a haystack or a bug in a program stack.
Type S(tartup) personality: smart, ethical, friendly, hard-working and proactive (no exceptions).
Desire to work in San Francisco. We will relocate you if necessary.
Work with talented, collaborative, and friendly engineers who love what they do.
Enjoy unlimited PTO. We believe passion and hard work grants flexibility and trust.
Participate in a thriving culture. We host events such as weekly yoga, game nights, happy hour, and a two night camping trip.
Leverage our health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401K, and pre-tax commuter benefit.
Own equity in the company. Every employee is a stakeholder in our future.
Work in the heart of San Francisco - the best city in the world.
Interested in applying? Submit the following along with your resume:
Three-Sentence Cover Letter
Tell us in three sentences why you'd like to join our team and what makes you a great fit.
Keywords: Hadoop, Cascading, MapReduce, MongoDB, HBase, Hive, Java, C/C++, OOP, "object oriented" object-oriented, Scala, Bash, AWS, EC2, MySQL, NoSQL, Clojure, "big data", analytics, petabytes,"san francisco", Startup, Entrepreneur