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Solarwinds Inc. Senior Big Data Scalability Engineer in Krakow, Poland

Overview

VividCortex needs an experienced and senior hands-on data and software engineer who has “been there and done that” to help take our company to the next level. We are designing and building our next-generation system for continuous high volume data storage, analysis, and presentation. You are hands-on and working at the intersection of data, engineering, and product. You are key in defining the strategy and tactics of how we store and process massive amounts of performance metrics and other data we capture from our customers' database servers.

Our platform is written in Go and hosted entirely on the AWS cloud. It currently uses Kafka, Redis, and MySQL technologies among others.

Responsibilities

  • Discover, define, design, document and assist in developing scalable backend storage and robust data pipelines for different types of data streams of both structured and unstructured data in an AWS environment and based on Linux and Golang

  • Work with others to define, and propose for approval, a modern data platform design strategy and matching architecture and technology choices to support it, with the goal of providing a highly scalable, economical, observable, and operable data platform for storing and processing very large amounts of data within tight performance tolerances.

  • Perform high-level strategy and hands-on infrastructure development for the VividCortex data platform, developing and deploying new data management services in AWS.

  • Collaborate with engineering management to drive data systems design, deployment strategies, scalability, infrastructure efficiency, monitoring, and security.

  • Write code, tests, and deployment manifests and artifacts.

  • Work with CircleCI and GitHub in a Linux environment.

  • Issue pull requests, create issues, and participate in code reviews and approval.

  • Continually seek to understand, measure, and improve performance, reliability, resilience, scalability, and automation of the system. Our goal is that systems should scale linearly with customer growth, and the effort of maintaining the systems should scale sub-linearly.

  • Support product management in prioritizing and coordinating work on changes and serve as a lead in creating user-focused technical requirements and analysis

  • Assist with customer support, sales, and other activities as needed.

  • Understand and enact our security posture and practices.

  • Rotate through on-call duty.

  • Contribute to a culture of continuous learning and clear responsibility and accountability.

  • Manage your workload, collaborating and working independently as needed, keeping management appropriately informed of progress and issues.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience developing and extending a SaaS multi-tenant application

  • Domain expert in scalable, highly available data storage, scaling, organization, formats, security, reliability, etc.

  • Capable of deep technical understanding and discussion of databases, software and service design, systems, and storage

  • 10+ years of experience in distributed software systems design and development

  • 7+ years of experience programming in Golang, Java, C#, or C

  • 7+ years of experience designing and hands-on implementation and maintenance of data pipelines at big data scale, employing a wide variety of big data technologies, as well as cleaning and organizing data to be reliable and usable

  • Experience designing highly complex data infrastructures and maintenance of same

  • Mastery of relational database concepts including a strong knowledge of SQL and of technologies such as MySQL, Postgres

  • Experience with CI/CD, Git, and development in a Unix/Linux environment using the command line

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to understand and translate customer needs into leading-edge technology

  • Collaborative with a passion for highly effective teams and development processes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Experience designing and deploying solutions with no-SQL technologies such as Mongo, DynamoDB

  • 3+ years of experience with AWS infrastructure development including experience with a variety of different ingestion technologies,, processing frameworks, storage engines and understand the tradeoffs between them

  • Experience with Linux systems administration and enterprise security

Location PL-Krakow

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-13991

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group Core IT

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