Architect / Principal Engineer, Big Data / Hadoop

Location: Redwood Shores, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About the Job

  • Develop and maintain the Big Data architecture and software that drives AutoGrid’s core analytics platform
  • Benchmark and debug critical issues with the algorithms and software as they arise

About You

  • Deep understanding and experience with Big Data / NoSQL frameworks, Hadoop / MapReduce, HDFS, HBase, Hive internals
  • Experience in working with a Big Data installation in production environment
  • Hands-on experience with large scale Big Data environments build, capacity planning, performance tuning and monitoring
  • Experience in Java, RDBMS, Linux/Unix technologies
  • Sound knowledge of relational databases (SQL) and experience with large SQL based systems.
  • Strong IT consulting experience in various data warehousing engagement, handling huge data volumes, architecting big data environments
  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in computer science or related field
  • Deep understanding of algorithms, data structures, performance optimization techniques and software development in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivation, persistence, energy, and focus
  • Experience with Agile / SCRUM methodology for product development

Nice to Have

  • Exposure to ETL tools, and proprietary platforms such as Greenplum, Teradata, SAP HANA, Splunk
  • Cloudera experience and training
  • Start-up experience, entrepreneurial spirit, energetic!


Benefits and Perks

  • Collaborative, close-knit environment 
  • Working with a really smart and fun group of people on solving BIG problems for a GIGANTIC industry
  • Competitive salary with equity
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance (PPO, HMO options)
  • 401(k) and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Choice of your computer (Mac OS X, Ubuntu Linux, Windows)
  • Flexible hours
  • Easy parking
  • Catered team lunch everyday
  • H-1B visa transfers welcome
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