Aspera’s unwavering mission is to create the next-generation software technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. Founded in 2004 and experiencing remarkable growth, Aspera is profitable, privately held and headquartered in Emeryville, California with satellite offices in the United Kingdom, France and Singapore. Aspera focuses on supplying innovative data transfer solutions that help organizations operate and collaborate more effectively on a global scale and serves more than 1,700 customers across all industries that need to move large volumes of data over wide area networks in practical timeframes, such as enterprise IT, games and software development, government, legal & eDiscovery, life sciences, media & entertainment and oil & gas.
High-profile users include James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment who relied on Aspera software for moving massive visual effects files across continents during the production of Avatar, Netflix who receive all their video content directly to their cloud infrastructure via Aspera On Demand and BGI, the world’s largest genome research organization where Aspera solutions are used to enable global collaboration between scientists across the globe.
You will be challenged to become a significant contributor on a hard-working team, and to take pride in your work. We have high expectations, and are looking for very knowledgeable and capable graduates with solid software development skills. This is an entry-level position, which will provide you with an opportunity to get your career off to a great start!
Assist the software development team in developing and testing client and server components for Aspera's high performance file transfer suite, including internal libraries, tools and user interface components.
Develop and maintain unit tests and automated system tests.
Work with engineers cross functionally to develop great software that beats market standards with respect to performance, reliability, and functionality.
Develop and deploy various code used to assist with Big Data transfer into the Cloud.
Design and implement projects throughout all phases of the software development life cycle.
Create sample programs and documentation for utilizing Aspera SDK components in browser, web services, and Java/.NET/C++ applications.
All this while having fun!
Experience programming in languages such as Java, Ruby, C, C++.
Software design and development project work, preferably including web-application as well as server-side development.
Previous experience in software development in internships, summer jobs, etc. a plus!
Solid understanding of software development.
You should be enthusiastic about learning new technologies and skills.
You must be capable of managing your time well and working collaboratively.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
BA/BS, MS or better in Computer Science or a related field.