Principal Software Sys Dev Engineer - Hadoop

Software & Web Development
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Verizon Media Group, is committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Verizon Media Group is shaping the future of media.

We are looking for experienced and motivated software engineers to help build a highly scalable and robust next generation Big Data stack to power Verizon Media Group’s data processing needs. The qualified engineer would work on one or more of the following open source projects: Hadoop Core (Common, Mapreduce, YARN, HDFS), Pig, HCatalog, Oozie, Hive, Hbase, Storm,  Spark, Kafka, Flink, etc.

Verizon Media Group’s Big Data stack powers the most demanding Big Data applications in the industry. These applications run on some of the largest Hadoop clusters ever built! 50,000 nodes strong and several N-thousand node clusters bring scalable computing to a whole new level. Verizon Media Group pioneered this level of scale with Hadoop and continues to be a key leader in this space.  

If you have strong distributed systems background, love to solve complex and challenging problems, can work independently, and want to participate in some of the most exciting open source projects, we want to hear from you!. If you want to work with an open source big data technology stack and get a deep understanding of cloud computing, this is the job for you.

As a software engineer in Verizon Media Group’s Big Data team, you will work alongside the leaders in these open source projects. The team is made up of several PMCs (Program Management Committee members) and Committers in these key Apache open source projects. This leadership position keeps Verizon Media Group in the forefront of these projects both directionally and technically.   

Job Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science equivalent or higher with solid academic background, excellent problem solving skills with top of the class computer science knowledge

  • Strong object oriented programming skills in C++/Java

  • 10+ years experience in software development

  • Strong experience in a big data technology stack

  • Must be able to independently develop high quality components of the system

  • Fast learner, who can quickly come up to speed with different technologies & develop prototypes as required

  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication/presentation skills

  • Strong sense of commitment and responsibility

  • Excellent debugging/testing skills, and excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Verizon Media Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Verizon Media Group is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process. 

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