Submission #9

Submission information
Submitted by Anonyme (not verified)
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:58
Python Developer
DataDirect Networks (DDN)
DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

DDN is looking for a bright and exceptional senior software engineers to help us build the next generation of Hybrid Cloud solutions, Candidate must be passionate about technology and have strong Python System programming expertise. Responsibilities include the design and development of various components of the big data platform, such as Installation/Deployment, Administration tooling, cluster monitoring and upgrades. The candidate will design, implement and maintain our Platform Orchestration framework for cluster management and will be part of our platform engineering team.
The ideal candidate will possess a high level of technical creativity, problem solving ability, software process and lifecycle expertise, communication skills, and an ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

• Design and develop new components of the big data platform
• Research and experiment with emerging technologies and tools related to big data
• Ability to project lead and work independently within distributed teams.
Desired Skills and Experience:
• +5 years Experience with System engineering, specialized in Linux (RHEL/CentOS) with solid Linux system administration and troubleshooting skills
• +5 Years in Python back-end programming building management frameworks
• Strong command on system administration concepts and software development processes.
• Experience with Linux/Unix systems including installation, configuration, networking, backups, updates and patching, and system security.
• Scripting and programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Perl, Python, Expect and bash/csh/ksh.
• Strong skills for designing distributed systems, Integrate software with existing systems.
• Experience working in a rapidly changing environment with competing priorities and demonstrated ability to work effectively under limited direction.
Bonus Points:
• Experience with Cluster management frameworks is a major plus in particular with Saltstack or Ansible
• Used and tuned Linux Containers, Cgroup level, not wrapper such Docker
• Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation
• Experience with Big Data environments and Big Data technologies such Hadoop MRv2, Hbase, Cassandra, HDFS, NFS, Zookeeper or Lustre.
• We are a storage company, relevant storage experience is a plus.

DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:

Self Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives.
Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable.
Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful.
Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.

DDN takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, DDN welcomes opportunities to learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners.

Thank you for your interest in joining DDN!
Tue, 06/30/2015