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Senior Software Engineer

Informatica
Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Job Code
    26815
  • Jobs Rated
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SeniorSoftware Engineer, Core Technology Group

Our Team

The Core Technology Group (CTG) is the innovation hub within Informatica that is responsible for delivering an extensible, reliable and scalable platform that provides the solid foundation for all other Informatica products. Specifically our team focusses on building a high performance and scalable Data Engine that can scale on Hadoop, Spark, Cloud and multi-processor environments. The engine is capable of handling batch, request/response and real-time workloads to deliver data for applications. Here are some of the areas you will be innovating as part of our team:

  • Cross compiler to translate representation of a data flow plan from one engine to another such as Hive, Hadoop, and Spark
  • Optimizing query plans based on heuristics and rules
  • Delivering large data sets to client applications with extremely high throughput
  • Enabling the Data Engine to be available across on-premise, cloud, Hadoop and embedded applications

Your Opportunity

The Data Engine has been a key constituent of Informaticas platform and serves multiple products such as Data Services, Data Quality and Profiling. Informatica products rely on the Data Engine to fulfill the vision of a Virtual Data Machine which is capable of executing data integration jobs either natively or across execution environments such as relational databases, Hadoop or cloud. You will be a key contributor to Informaticas next generation platform and how it handles the volume, velocity and variety of structured and unstructured data. It could be enterprise and partner data from hosted Cloud services and on-premise deployments or arbitrary data from social web sites and media.

Our Ideal Candidate

You are an experienced software engineer who has worked on developing large scale data management or database products. You relish the opportunity to work on building functionality and optimizations that improve data processing performance across different use cases that include batch, request/response and real-time systems.

Your Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be based in Redwood City, CA and will be responsible for:

  • Work with the team to design, build, and maintain Big Data Applications on cloud as well as on-prem.
  • Designing, implementing, documenting, analyzing and operationalizing platform features clearly to ensure that others may readily utilize them
  • Interacting with QA and documentation teams to clearly communicate the features and behaviors of the system
  • Reviewing functional and test specifications and conducting training sessions for global services and support teams
  • Assisting customers and field engineers with troubleshooting issues and problems
  • Ability to understand complex Big Data use cases
  • Architect the Cloud deployment, collaborating with Operations teams to design the next generation of application deployment architecture, and developing the orchestration strategy and automation framework for the product delivery process
  • Liason with the Informatica Cloud Ops team to Operate and administer the Informatica Cloud Services (ICS) and infrastructure using Chef/Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, SumoLogic and monitoring tools.
  • Support the agile software development process among cross-functional teams to ensure smooth product delivery
  • Perform incident/alert troubleshooting, problem analysis and provide high quality solutions to technical issues.
  • Troubleshoot issues across the entire stack - system, software, application and network.
  • Analyze and Debug reported issues and narrow down the root cause of the issue and explore suitable workarounds
  • Code/Build and publish critical Emergency Bug Fixes (EBFs)
  • Participate in periodic on-call duties
  • Representative accountabilities may include, but are not limited to
  • Designing, implementing, documenting, analyzing and operationalizing platform features clearly to ensure that others may readily utilize the
  • Interacting with QA and documentation teams to clearly communicate the features and behaviors of the syste
  • Reviewing functional and test specifications and conducting training sessions for global services and support teams
  • Assisting customers and field engineers with troubleshooting issues and problems

Your Qualifications

  • 5or more years of relevant professional experience, a portion of which was within a enterprise software company
  • Knowledge of database internals such as query optimizations, developing core scalable parts of system or server-side multi-threaded development experience is essential
  • Strong programming skills in Java. Scala is desired as well.
  • Demonstrated understanding of object oriented design and programming
  • Knowledge of Hadoop, Hive, and Spark is highly desired
  • Knowledge of Cloud ecosystems (AWS, Azure, etc) is highly desired
  • Knowledge of SQL/Web Services technologies is desired
  • Proven ability to work well with others in a fast paced, iterative product definition and development environment
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills within an organization
  • Able to work independently with little direct supervision and take initiative; willing to mentor and develop others
  • Working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle, QA methodology, testing techniques and approaches
  • Experience building, shipping, and maintaining software
  • Experience in the following: test automation, build infrastructure, release tooling, framework development
  • Experience building high quality distributed systems or backend services
  • Proficiency in designing, building, and debugging distributed systems
  • Drive innovation and discussions to create and improve product, process and technology.
  • Promote and apply engineering best-practices including code reviews, design/architecture reviews, unit testing code coverage review
  • Utilize analytical skills in determining the root cause of problems, and demonstrate ability to multi-task and re-prioritize responsibilities based on changing requirements.
  • Work in geographically dispersed team of highly motivated and energetic professionals.
  • Work with product managers, quality assurance engineers and user experience designers to build the best products for our users
  • A passion and curiosity for creating and building things
  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; advanced degree preferred

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