Would you like to be Voxer's first Hadoop Software Engineer?
VOXER - San Francisco, CA

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Voxer has grown massively in just a few months. We are now the fastest growing voice application in the world and we need your help to keep growing. We are solving really hard problems at massive scale with Node.js, Riak, Redis and run on Joyent Cloud.

We are generating a lot of data in the process - more than 25 billion events every day. Hidden inside this mountain of data are crucial insights into how to make our users happier, make our service better, and keep our operating costs down. The thing is, taming this data beast is hard, and not everybody has the right mindset to do the job.

We just jumped into the Hadoop ecosystem and are running our own cluster which processes terabytes of data. If you love working on these kinds of problems, get in touch and maybe we can figure them out together.

You'll get to work on:
Be one of the first people on our data team.

Your analysis will be one of the main inputs to our product development roadmap.

Open source...

Work in cross-functional teams....

Help scale and develop our Hadoop cluster.

Understand the patterns of groups, billions of messages with location data and social graph patterns.

Help us better visualize core growth and engagement drivers.

Write code that touches millions of users every day.

Some of the things we look for are:
Some formal education in Computer Science or equivalent, but the exact degree or number of years of professional experience you have isn't as important as your enthusiasm and ability.

If half of your resume talk about animal-named systems you're probably the right person for the job

You’re interested in how we can better understand what drives our user growth and user engagement and we can engineer the product to increase it.

Hadoop experience We are starting to incorporate these technologies into our operations

Experience working with Hive, Pig or Hbase

You have a geniune curiosity about data

Experience with large data stores.

Thorough understanding of statistical analysis.

You can communicate results of your analyses and put your findings in a product perspective.

Any experience with Javascript, JSON, Riak, and Redis is helpful but no requirement.

Signs of an entrepreneurial or intellectual exploration.

Hacker mentality. You're scrappy and want to get things done.

You want to be part of the team building a voice platform for hundreds of millions of people.

If you have a Github account - please submit it with your application.

About this company
Voxer enables each user to be more efficient---effectively and visually managing their most important priorities. To learn more about our...