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Our Sunnyvale based client is poised for exponential growth, in terms of revenue, headcount, and on-line transactions.
We are looking for a lead infrastructure engineer to architect, lead, and maintain the backend distributed systems that provide the services that power our client?s site. This person will be responsible for setting the technical direction, from programming languages to design patterns that are required to scale to tens of billions of transactions.
It is most likely that this person comes from an online consumer services company that has grown to processing millions of web requests being fulfilled by scalable backend services.
? Proven ability to lead backend engineering teams for rapidly scaling backend services. Fosters a performance-based culture that motivates employees to excellence and promotes accountability
? Proven engineering/technology leader. Unquestioned success at building great backend services with a clear value proposition for the consuming engineering teams. Consistent track record of delivering those services to the engineering team within practical constraints of time and resources. Successful candidates would have used an iterative approach in a high growth business with massive scale (millions of customers and billions of transactions)
? Technical strength. Unparalleled engineering leader whose individual technical knowledge and willingness to contribute will command the respect of a talented team. Excellent understanding and ability to manage the selection/trade-offs of various technical architectures, platforms, tools, languages, and databases especially with very large systems that handle billions of transactions. Can promote agile engineering processes allowing for creativity and innovation within an empowered and motivated development organization
? Early-stage sensibilities. Energetic, execution-oriented, ?do-er? with previous experience in, and passion for, high growth environments
? Visionary. Demonstrated ability to interpret technology trends as a foundation for building scalable distributed systems and backend services
? Thought leader in open source. Able to build and lead an engineering organization on the cutting edge of open source architecture. Also be an active voice in the open source community and contribute back to Rails and others
? Strong & honest communicator. Able to work effectively across multiple development groups.
? Experience building distributed systems on top of the JVM (Java, Scala, Clojure, JRuby, Jython, ?)
? Experience with Thrift, Protocol Buffers, Avro
? Distributed tracing, tracking, logging
? Big data storage Hadoop, Cassandra, Mongo, Redis, Lucene
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