Senior Platform Engineer Skybox Imaging
Skybox Imaging (Skybox) provides easy access to reliable, frequent high-resolution imagery and HD video of the Earth by combining the power of web technologies and a constellation of microsatellites. By operating the world?s first coordinated microsatellite constellation, Skybox aims to empower commercial and government customers to make more informed, data driven decisions that will improve the profitability of companies and the welfare of societies around the world. Founded in Silicon Valley in 2009, Skybox is backed by leading venture firms and comprised of internet and aerospace professionals.
About the role:
Are you a solid software engineer, looking to build a platform from the ground up? Do you pride yourself on the code that you write, and also the reliability and uptime of the services you create? Do you want the opportunity to work with and contribute to open source projects such as Hadoop? Then the Compute Team at Skybox is looking for you!
Design, build, test and profile platform components and services
Work with Product Managers on defining requirements; work with QA on developing thorough test plans for your software
Provide support and documentation of your software to external and internal customers
Contribute to the future practices and standards of the Skybox development environment
Skills and Experience:
5+ years in distributed systems software development (using Java strongly preferred)
Experience tuning and debugging the JVM as well as familiarity in load/performance testing
Proficiency in RDBMS (MySQL, Postgres and/or Oracle) techologies; experience in NoSQL technologies desired
Experience in building highly scalable storage management solutions
Expert on the Linux command line; Proficient in a scripting language such as Python
Comfortable in an Agile environment and with Open Source development tool chain (Ant, Git, Jenkins, etc)
Experience with Hadoop is a plus but is NOT required.
Must be US citizen or Permanent Resident.
EOE/AA M/F/D/V Employer
Please - No recruiting agencies, and no phone calls.
Benefits and Perks:
? Flexible vacation policy.
? Fun team activities. Bring your family too!
? Catered lunch and dinner.
? Flexible work hours. Work from home Wednesdays for Software Engineers.
? Up to 100% coverage of health, dental, and vision benefits.
? Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks.
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