Sr. Data Infrastructure Engineer IMVU
IMVU, Inc. (http://www.imvu.com) is an online social game where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends. IMVU has reached 115 million registered users, 10+ million unique visitors per month and a $50+ million annualized revenue run rate. IMVU has the world's largest virtual goods catalog of more than six million items, almost all of which are created by its own members. IMVU is available in multiple languages on both Windows PC and Mac platforms, and for mobile users via its IMVU 2Go iPhone application, available in the Apple App Store.
IMVU has been recognized frequently, including Best Place to Work for the past 4 years, Inc. 500/5000, 8th fastest growing private tech company in Silicon Valley over the past 3 years, and 87th fastest growing tech company in North America over the past 4 years.
Founded in 2004, IMVU is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital and is located in Mountain View, CA. IMVU has been profitable since 2009.
Your Mission at IMVU
Provide clarity on how users interact with IMVU by maintaining and improving our leading-edge data collection and analysis pipeline. Instrument new product features, improve the performance and reliability of our data streaming and warehousing systems, experiment with new technology, and build complex analytical processing tools. Make and enable discoveries that drive the direction and future of IMVU.
Lifelong learner, constantly experimenting and iterating. Never afraid to ask for help and never reluctant to give it.
Able to quickly dive in, understand, and make a significant contribution to a large system.
Solid communication and interpersonal skills
Strong problem solving ability and analytical skills
Passionate about agile software development, continuous integration and test driven development.
5+ years of experience in commercial software development or systems administration.
Bachelor?s degree or similar experience
Excellence is derived from your talent, not domain experience with specific tools. That said, it would be useful if you have experience with several of the following:
Data warehouses, data cubes, OLAP systems, Hive, Hadoop, Pig, R, or Cloudera
Handling structured and unstructured data and applying ETL processes
Proficiency with Scala, Python, or other similar languages
Applied understanding and proficiency with MySQL
Monitoring and alerting systems like Cacti or Nagios, including custom plug-ins
Statistics, data modeling, and business analytics
Performance analysis, Capacity planning, DNS, networking
DevOps skills with strong -nix knowledge and excellent shell scripting ability
Nice to haves include:
Database administration skills
Contributions to open source projects (i.e. code we can review)
Experience with emerging technologies such as Cascading, Scalding, and others
How To Apply
Please join IMVU & play around before you apply. We?d like you to understand our products and work environment.
Please include a cover letter. Make sure to discuss why you are interested in learning more about IMVU. Job applications without cover letters will not be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employer
IMVU is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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