Senior Software Engineer - Big Data
Klout - San Francisco, CA

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We ’re looking for a seasoned infrastructure engineer, someone who can both implement elegant solutions to Big Data problems and lead by example. You ’ve architected highly-scalable, distributed systems efficiently using open source tools -- and maybe even contributed to some. You ’re well versed in the challenges of dealing with petabytes of data on a daily basis and the opportunity to crunch billions of social signals a day excites you. Here are the values we look for in a team member: • You ’re committed to excellence and take unrelenting pride in the code you write • You ’re efficient in the pipeline you produce and have the metrics to prove it • You ’re a good team player who works across team boundaries to get things done • We ’re here to serve, both the infrastructure and our team members -- provide the tools to help everyone succeed Requirements: • 2+ years of experience with data driven applications, from writing requirements to deploying and maintaining in production • Strong expertise in Hadoop and MapReduce knowledge with large scale data processing • Must have current and relevant experience especially dealing with threading and distributed systems • Production experience with large-scale systems • Experience working in an Agile development team • You ’re excited about social media • Klout score of 10 or higher Problems we ’re working on: • Scalability and Infrastructure: Building infrastructure to collect, store and process hundreds of millions of social interactions per day • Real-time systems: Real-time data infrastructures to process large volumes of data Here ’s what to expect: • Competitive pay, 100% paid health premium benefits and 50% dependent premiums • 401k plan • Stock options • 3 weeks vacation • Catered lunches, snacks, drinks • Passionate people building great products • A fun environment where people get the job done • Appreciation of exceptional science and engineering • Doing something no one has ever done before Klout began with a very simple idea: Everyone has influence —the ability to drive action.

Klout built on this idea to show anyone how he or she can influence the world and its future. Klout was founded in 2008 to empower everyone to unlock their influence. We come to work every day inspired to help people understand the power of their voices and democratize influence. Klout is a privately held company based in San Francisco, Calif.

We ’re a growing startup backed by Kleiner Perkins, among others.