7 Apr 2015

Full-Time Senior Software Engineer

SwiftStack, Inc.San Francisco, California, United States

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Job Description

Help bring massive, scalable storage to the world at large. Build on top of OpenStack. Write Python. Change the world!

We are looking for a talented and energetic software developer to help us free the world from expensive, proprietary data storage solutions. To do this, we’re leveraging OpenStack, one of the most important Open Source projects in existence. We’re one of the most active contributors to Swift, OpenStack’s object storage system. Swift is all Python, as is the rest of our stack. Do cool things in the language that you love!

As an engineer at SwiftStack, you’ll work at all levels of our stack, and take on tasks that will challenge you and broaden your capbilities. In any given week, you might:

  • Create new data placement algorithms and contribute them to open-source Swift
  • Figure out how to scalably monitor data streaming in from thousands of storage nodes
  • Improve the workflow of our Controller app by analyzing log data and clickstreams

How to Apply

You can pursue this opportunity in several ways depending on your level of interest.

  • To apply directly, go to our job application page and submit all of the relevant information.
  • To find out more information, send an inquiry to jobs@swiftstack.com.
  • To entertain yourself instead, go to our jobs page, scroll down to “Engineering Puzzles”, and have a blast.

Job Categories: Engineering and Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: distributed systems, openstack, and python. Salary: 100,000 and above.

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