Big Data Engineer
OpenDNS - San Francisco, CA

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About OpenDNS: OpenDNS is an Internet security company that’s transforming the way IT departments secure their networks, and more importantly, their users. In 2012 OpenDNS launched Umbrella, a new line of cloud-delivered Internet security services that, for the first time ever, allow IT departments to extend security off the network and actually protect users wherever they roam. OpenDNS built Umbrella on top of our rock-solid foundation: the world’s most loved and trusted DNS service that’s used today by 50 million people around the world.

Working at OpenDNS means being surrounded by passionate, intelligent and creative people that are determined to disrupt the Internet security industry with endless innovation, world-class research and unrivaled products and services. It’s a place where the best ideas are quickly transformed into products, features, campaigns and company-wide practices, so it won’t be long before you witness the results of your hard work. But don’t just take our word for it. We’ve seen nearly 100% year-over-year usage growth, have been cash flow positive since 2007, and we carry the endorsement of leading VC firms Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners and thousands of happy customers.

About the Role: OpenDNS is looking for smart, agile, enthusiastic engineers with a background in big data technologies, and a passion for delivering performant data analysis.

Responsibilities: Analyze, discover and extract interesting usage information from the terabytes of traffic data OpenDNS collects every day. This team is full stack and not only gleans data, but presents it in human consumable formats to our customers via unique reports and analysis tools. You will be writing MR jobs, analyzing performance of the cluster, writing code to serve reporting data to the front end, and solving problems which haven’t been solved before.

Education & Experience:
Big ideas about what can be done with Big Data and the future of cloud analysis

5 years expertise in at least one of these scripting technologies, perl, python, bash

3 years in-depth experience programming against large Hadoop clusters (preferably Cloudera distro)

5 years expertise in Java with an emphasis on writing MR jobs

Thorough understanding of multi-threaded and shared resource programming

Operational experience running Hadoop in production (performance tuning)

Demonstrable experience in customer facing reporting solutions based on big data

Experience with Kafka

Experience with Storm

Desirable, not required:
Experience in the DNS layer



PHP web design

Javascript, Jquery, JSON



Perks At OpenDNS:
Did we mention the perks? Our offices are located just a block away from Caltrain and MUNI in the thriving tech hub of SOMA, San Francisco so you’re surrounded by like-minded people and just walking distance from tons of popular restaurants and cafes. The office is rich with open spaces for collaboration, the latest tech tools and toys and a fully stocked kitchen to help you recharge. Come work with us, and be part of the team that’s revolutionizing Internet security.
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OpenDNS makes the Internet safer, faster, smarter and more reliable. Based in San Francisco, the company operates a large distributed...