OpenStack, Hadoop, Engineer w/ Virtualization- HW1518
Talent Merchants - Hoboken, NJ

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We are looking for a software engineer with strong distributed systems expertise to join our 100% open source Hadoop infrastructure management platform team. This key role will focus on furthering the Savanna project deployment of the our Data Platform on OpenStack to meet customer requirements.

Key responsibilities:
  • Design and develop the next-generation Hadoop operations infrastructure
  • Work on complex architecture related to full life cycle management of Hadoop clusters running on thousands of nodes on a virtualized platform
  • Drive architecture, design, and implementation of Savanna (Hadoop on OpenStack)
  • Understand partner/customer requirements on integration with their existing frameworks
  • Work with product management and quality assurance teams to ensure deliver high quality products

  • 8+ years of hands on software design, implementation and test experience of enterprise software systems
  • BS/MS in Computer Science
  • Hands on experience developing web services for infrastructure management applications
  • Expert knowledge of RESTful services design, development and testing
  • Strong software engineering skills: modular design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Clean coding habits, extreme attention to details, and focus on quality
  • Deep knowledge of system architecture, including process, memory, storage and networking management is highly desired
  • Strong communication skills

Big Pluses:
  • Working knowledge of Hadoop or other big data solutions
  • Understanding of Virtualization, including VMWare, KVM, and Xen
  • Experience with IaaS frameworks such as OpenStack, CloudStack and/or Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with of test-driven / test-first development, and agile methodologies such as XP and Scrum