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Required experience

  • You have strong experience and accomplishments building scalable, high availability, internet-scale big data infrastructure.
  • You are proficient in any two of the following: Python, Go, or Node.js
  • You have hands-on experience with at least some of the following: Kafka, Storm, Message Queues, NoSQL DBs, or AWS Lambda.
  • You have a deep understanding of DNS, Anycast, and are able to set up load balancing for performance and redundancy.
  • You care about a server’s performance. Analyze logs to diagnose performance issues.
  • You are able to perform root cause analysis when outages occur or performance degrades.

Compensation

  • Let's talk about your salary and benefits!
  • Education: Our commitment to learning as a team and individual growth, also hackathons.
  • Fun times: Weekly and monthly outings, sports.
  • Great team: Our team is sharp, eccentric, loyal, and ambitious.
  • Friday demo: Every week you get to show off your contributions and get immediate feedback.
  • Immediate impact: You are part of a small but growing team and your impact is immediately felt. There is no shortage of interesting and challenging tasks.

Job description

Our engineers write great code, test it, care about performance, and pragmatically tackle the technical debt, all while improving the maintainability of our code base. Our solutions aim to excite our customers daily. Data is the most critical part of our product and we're constantly raising the bar on the user experience we provide.
But Rome wasn't built in a day. All our projects started small and gradually began to increase in complexity. We're constantly shipping code and we believe that done is better than perfect.
You have strong fundamentals in algorithms, data structures, statistics, and networking. You love prototyping new tools and features that may help our customers make better data-driven decisions. You're comfortable working with Python, C, C++, Java and JavaScript, among other languages, and are excited about using new languages and tools as needed. If that's you, introduce yourself and let's build great things together!
What is the hardest real-world distributed system or networking problem that you have ever diagnosed and perhaps solved? Explain it in your cover letter in as much detail as you can. We love reading about reverse engineering.

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