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Job Title: Java Software Engineer

Job Location: TX - Austin
Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated Principal Software Engineer to develop our big 
data-based back end software systems and datasets. The ideal candidate is 
energized by the thought of developing software that creates, manipulates, and 
analyzes massive datasets that are beyond the scope of RDBMs and that are 
mission critical to the on-going operations and success of the company. This 
individual will work on a team of talented engineers responsible for the full lifecycle of 
production software applications – including big data and database-based systems. 
Optimizing our applications for scale and speed in imaginative and innovative ways 
will be a primary function of this position.
• Design, develop, and maintain the software applications that drive our back end 
• Provide unit tests for these software applications
• Participate in multi-disciplinary projects
• Contribute to our team’s growing set of development platforms, tools, and 
• Serve as technical lead on software projects
Preferred Skills
• Prior experience in Hadoop / MapReduce / Cascading is a plus
• Interested in working on big data systems and technologies
• Experience with web crawling and content indexing is a plus
• Experience with Postgres is desired
• Experience with highly scalable systems is desired
• Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly
• Excellent problem-solving abilities
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment
• Excellent verbal and communication skills
• Experience with Python is a plus
• Experience with Agile development methodologies is a plus
• BS in Computer Science or other technical discipline (with significant computer 
• 10+ years of professional software experience
• Experience developing applications in Java and utilizing Java platform technologies
• Experience development under and managing Linux systems

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City: Austin
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