Core Software Engineer - Monitoring
Edgecast - Santa Monica, CA

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The Company
Delivering any data, anywhere, anytime, EdgeCast is the world's fastest and most reliable content delivery network. The company was founded in 2006 by technology entrepreneurs with years of experience building companies in the infrastructure, web services, and application delivery spaces. We built our global delivery network to provide the fastest, smartest content delivery on the planet. And, according to the independent experts, we did exactly that - we consistently rank among the very best-performing CDNs in the industry. Having built customer-centric technology service companies in the past, outstanding service is in our blood. We hope it shows through in everything we do. We are headquartered in lovely Santa Monica, California, and recently celebrated our 150th employee
  • Funded by Steamboat Ventures and Menlo Ventures
  • Highly experienced executive management team with a proven track record
  • Deloitte and Touche recently named EdgeCast the #1 fastest growing Internet company in North America
POSITION SUMMARY

The perfect candidate would be familiar with managing many servers in distributed data centers. The person would help manage global automation and distribution of application, and customer configurations, as well as automated application installation. EdgeCast is looking for a high performing Software Engineer with expertise in shell scripting, Perl and Python development. The ideal candidate needs to have knowledge of a wide range of applicable technologies and software engineering methodologies.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work closely with the development team building enterprise-level technology applications
  • Be a subject-matter expert within our technical team in regards to Perl or Python and Shell scripting
  • Build automation tools for managing very large volumes of data
  • Write elegant, transportable and scalable code
  • Reformat and separate data for a wide variety of uses

REQUIREMENTS
  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering (MS highly preferred!)
  • Expert with scripting languages, Shell, Perl and Python in a Linux environment
  • Demonstrated expertise on very large data sets, preferably from many sources
  • Fluent in working with both Linux and Microsoft platforms
  • Ability to develop scripts (Linux/Windows) to support unattended deployment
  • In-depth knowledge of web enablement technologies such as: XML, HTML in addition to other development technologies
  • Must have experience working with large volumes of data
  • Experience with NoSQL database technologies (e.g. MongoDB, Cassandra or Riak, etc.)
  • Experience building and working with multiple tier web applications
  • Flexible and creative to accommodate evolving requirements
  • Experience programming in C/C++ highly desirable

SOFT SKILLS
  • Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Have the ability to thrive in an energetic, fast pace, high growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Hands-on; completes tasks and dependable
  • Have excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal
  • Desire to facilitate progressive change through automation and increased process
  • Excellent organizational skills and resource oriented persona
  • Ethical, fair and of high integrity

COMPANY BENEFITS
  • Competitive base salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Matching 401K
  • Choice of 2 HMO or 3 PPO plans. Only $40/mo. for the employee!
  • Employee Referral Bonus program
  • Corporate Discounts on Entertainment, Dining, Shopping, Computers, Gym Membership
  • Beautiful Santa Monica location
  • Swift career growth potential
  • Paid certification training in your field
Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA M/F/D/V

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