Sr. Software Engineer ( Node )

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/16/18
Emeryville, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/16/18

Job Description

Aspera, an IBM company is the creator of next-generation transport technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. Based on its patented, Emmy® award-winning FASP™ protocol, Aspera software fully utilizes existing infrastructures to deliver the fastest, most predictable file-transfer experience. Aspera’s core technology delivers unprecedented control over bandwidth, complete security and uncompromising reliability. Organizations across a variety of industries on six continents rely on Aspera software for the business-critical transport of their digital assets.
 
High-profile users include James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment who relied on Aspera software for moving massive visual effects files across continents during the production of Avatar, Netflix who receive all their video content directly to their cloud infrastructure via Aspera On Demand and BGI, the world’s largest genome research organization where Aspera solutions are used to enable global collaboration between scientists across the globe. 
 
We are seeking an extremely talented Senior Software Engineer with superb design and implementation skills to join our core engineering team, with an emphasis on building the next generation platform for Aspera’s Node technology.
 
As a key member of our engineering team, you will have the opportunity to influence the strategic direction, conception, and implementation of our core protocols and new products in the next generation platform for Aspera’s transfer technology integrating with cloud object stores, cloud based applications and provide automatic configuration, scaling (for millions of users) and management. The job is ideal for an experienced C and C++ Engineer interested in an open-ended challenge in a company with cutting edge cloud based technology, and an opportunity to make a difference in terms of technical invention and market impact.
Candidates with new product development and a strong research background are encouraged to apply!!
 
Required Skills:

 

  • Strong knowledge of C and C++ and experienced with standard Windows, Unix, and Mac development environments and tools.
  • Proven experience building highly robust, scalable software systems.
  • Specific experience building large-scale, distributed software platforms with specific knowledge of modern cloud storage platforms, APIs is a plus
  • Experience with Networking, TCP/IP is desired
  • Knowledge of scalable “big data” key value data store design and management approaches is a desired. Specific knowledge and experience with redis is a plus
  • Experience in kernel-level network and file system programming desired
  • Contribution to, or leadership of open source projects desirable (submit your google code or github profile!).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A desire to create a lasting, high-quality software platform that truly revolutionizes network data delivery.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Minimum of a Bachelors Degree Computer Science/Engineering or other technical discipline required;
 

  • At least 5 years of professional software development experience.

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Proven experience building highly robust, scalable software systems.
  • Specific experience building large-scale, distributed software platforms with specific knowledge of modern cloud storage platforms, APIs is a plus
  • Experience with Networking, TCP/IP is desired
  • Knowledge of scalable “big data” key value data store design and management approaches is a desired. Specific knowledge and experience with redis is a plus
  • Experience in kernel-level network and file system programming desired

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