Monitoring ElasticSearch Software Engineer

Location: Cambridge, MA
Date Posted: 05-19-2017
About the Job

VidScale is looking to hire an experienced Software Engineer with database engineering experience who loves building large scale business critical data systems, is passionate about Big Data, and has either begun working or is looking to become deeply entrenched in the ElasticSearch ecosystem! You must be able to work and thrive in a team environment along with seasoned engineers, and help bring our monitoring system to the next level by being a problem solver that is able to communicate and prioritize in a fast moving, challenging, stimulating, and rewarding environment.

You will work closely with other teams including but not limited to Product Management, Operations, and Support, to continually build and extend our monitoring platform consisting of Hadoop and ElasticSearch

You Will:
  • Have solid experience managing a SQL like database
  • Have significant interest / passion working in the ElasticStack in general, and any actual experience is a big plus
  • Have demonstrable programming skills in at least one of: Python, Java, C++ (in that order)
  • Have real world experience in our industry, and someone with actual monitoring experience is a plus 
  • Participate in various development of services being monitored which may include: http access log and various logs from UDN sub-systems
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Operations, and Support to continually build and extend our monitoring platform consisting of Hadoop and ElasticSearch
  • Design and implement new capabilities as required
You Bring:
  • CS Degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience building and scaling out an ElasticSearch based ecosystem for a large-scale on-line Service
  • 4+ years of professional software engineering experience preferably in online service oriented businesses
  • Experience in Agile methodologies using Jira
  • Real world experience in ElasticSearch (preferred)
  • Real world experience using Kafka or similar message bus (preferred)
  • Experience writing software in Continuous Integration and automated deployment environment

You Get:
  • 100% company paid medical / dental (US Employees)
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Bunch more great benefits
  • Working for a cutting edge technology that is disrupting and evolutionizing the Content Delivery Network (CDN) space
  • Working with world class people that are tops in the CDN space

About VidScale

VidScale is the first distributed edge compute platform that enables services such as content delivery to deployed on service provider access networks.  Our goal is to enable the next generation of applications such as VR/AR, gaming, IoT, and big data to be deployed in a tiered compute infrastructure that enables massive scale with ultra-low latency. Our first service, a massively saleable Content Delivery service is already in production with our OEM partners.  Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with the largest names in the business.
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