Software Engineer, Peta-scale Database R&D Quantcast
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We seek ambitious engineers to help in building and expanding our petabyte scale data management infrastructure.
A candidate for this position will be interested in databases, big data, distributed systems, 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 large scale data management in commodity cluster computing. We need your passion, drive, energy and experience with large databases.
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 on realistic workloads. Moreover, we develop the whole cluster software stack, including a high-performance distributed file system (QFS), 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.
Contribute to building a petascale data management software stack. Research, design and develop highly scalable technology for managing huge amounts of data (20PBs and growing).
Increase the productivity of data scientists. Make petabytes of data as easy to access, manipulate and analyze as a spreadsheet on your laptop.
Lead, don?t follow. Drive innovation and contribute to intellectual property in the area of distributed systems and parallel databases.
Development experience in database design and implementation
Experience with cluster data technology: mapreduce, Hive, Pig, NoSQL databases
Experience developing large scale databases is a plus: Greenplum, Teradata, Oracle
Excellent development skills in Java
MS or PhD. in related field
Quantcast is an audience measurement and targeting company. The pioneer of direct audience measurement, we start with the industry?s most in-depth understanding of digital audiences to help marketers and publishers buy and sell the most effective targeted advertising and drive conversions through the full funnel. Our products let publishers match their audience to the exact consumers an advertiser wants to reach with impression level targeting. Ranked Fast Company?s #3 Most Innovative Company on the Web and the Overall Winner of AlwaysOn?s Global 250 Top Private Companies, Quantcast is used by the world?s leading advertisers, the top 10 media agencies and 100+ million web destinations. Launched in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Founders Fund, Polaris Venture Partners, Revolution Ventures and Cisco Systems.
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