Security Software Engineer, Cluster and Database R&D Quantcast
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We seek an ambitious security software engineer to enhance, extend and evolve security mechanisms for Quantcast?s petascale data store.
A candidate for this position will be interested in security, big data, distributed systems, and have understanding of availability and reliability of large systems, fault-tolerance, efficiency and performance.
We offer you the opportunity to make an impact and grow in a fast paced environment at the bleeding edge of commodity cluster computing. We need your passion, drive, energy and experience with security engineering at scale.
Take a look at our recently open sourced file system, QFS - http://quantcast.github.com/qfs/ - to get a sense of the breed of technical projects our engineers work on.
Rare R&D environment. Quantcast?s business model relies heavily on big data. This makes for a healthy R&D environment where ideas are driven by and can be validated quickly at scale in realistic scenarios. Moreover, we develop the whole cluster software stack, including a high-performance distributed file system, which means you won?t be constrained by arbitrary limitations of third party software.
Make an impact. Quantcast produces world-class analytics and advertising platforms with a small engineering team. Your impact will be much higher here than at a large company.
Start fresh. We are growing fast and need new technology. Take this opportunity to start and grow new ideas.
Great timing. We are a fast growing pre-IPO technocracy. It?s a rush, don?t miss it.
Produce scalable security mechanisms. Extend, enhance and evolve security mechanisms for a data warehouse software stack including a distributed file system and mapreduce, as well as other data access/processing mechanisms.
Keep engineers productive through security changes. Keep petabytes of data easy to access, manipulate and analyze while implementing required security enforcement mechanisms.
Lead, don?t follow. Drive innovation and contribute to intellectual property in the area of security of distributed systems and large data warehouses.
Extensive development experience in data security design and implementation
Experience with cluster data technology such as mapreduce, Hadoop stack
Excellent development skills in C/C++ or Java
Understanding of systems scalability and reliability is a plus
Quantcast measures and organizes the world's audiences in real-time so advertisers can connect with the people who matter most to them. Ranked Fast Company's # 3 Most Innovative Company on the Web, the company is used by the world's leading media agencies, hundreds of major marketers and millions of global web destinations including thousands of the world's best known sites. Quantcast connects the planning, buying, and media fulfillment processes, delivering unparalleled advertising performance at exceptional scale. Launched in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Founders Fund, Polaris Venture Partners, Revolution Ventures and Cisco Systems. Come Get Quantified? at www.quantcast.com.
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