Consulting Engineer
Basho Technologies - Palo Alto, CA

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Job Summary

Our client opportunities are growing and we are looking for talented, highly motivated Consulting Engineers to join the Professional Services team. Consulting Engineers must have a combination of outstanding technical expertise and communication skills. We architect and build massively scalable, distributed storage applications. The Consulting Engineer provides customer facing support of database technologies for a variety of customers operating in a variety of environments.


Defining the architecture and strategy of massive databases, distributed storage solutions, and interfacing applications.
Working with a team of world-class engineers and executive management to develop, present and deliver advanced technical solutions.
Serving as a liaison between Basho and clients, working with Engineering to improve Basho’s core product offerings.
Work closely with clients to understand their needs and provide appropriate solutions to their business needs.
Willingness to travel to client onsite engagements.


5+ years’ experience with software development.
Positive attitude and demeanor, professional presence with a willingness to commit time and effort necessary in order to meet project milestones and implementation deadlines.
Organized, self-managing, requiring little supervision.
Working knowledge of and significant hands on experience with at least two of the following:
Full stack solutions in Java or Ruby.
Hadoop ecosystem.
Erlang or another functional language.
NoSQL Databases such as Riak, Cassandra, HBase, Redis, CouchDB, etc.
BS/BA degree in Computer Science or related field.
Ability to travel up to 30%

About Basho

Basho Technologies is the leader in highly-available, distributed database technologies used to power scalable, data-intensive web, gaming, mobile, and e-commerce applications and large cloud computing platforms. Basho customers, including fast-growing online businesses and large Fortune 500 enterprises, use Riak to implement content delivery platforms and global session stores, to aggregate large amounts of data for logging, search, and analytics, to manage, store and stream unstructured data, and to build scalable cloud computing platforms.

Basho is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts with offices in San Francisco, California; Reston, Virginia, and London, England.