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Senior Engineering Manager - Spark






Bangalore, IN


Qubole, the leading cloud-agnostic, big data-as-a-service provider, is passionate about making data-driven insights easily accessible to anyone. Qubole delivers the industry’s first autonomous data platform. The cloud-based data platform, Qubole Data Service (QDS), removes the burden of maintaining infrastructure of multiple big data processing engines, and enables customers to focus on their data. Qubole customers process nearly an exabyte of data every month. Qubole investors include Charles River, Institutional Venture Partners, Lightspeed, Norwest, Harmony and Singtel Innov8. 
Qubole offers Big-Data-as-a-Service on leading clouds. Our product spans the full stack – all the way from rich application, to complex middleware controlling analytic workloads and orchestrating cloud resources and back-end data processing components. We are looking for a passionate technology leader to join a world-class engineering team to take our platform to the next leve

What you’ll do:

    • Deliver releases on schedule with highest quality standards. 
    • Work closely with engineering and product leadership to prioritize these initiatives to deliver the greatest value to the business.
    • Technical Leadership: Drive architectural decisions and designs all the way down to code to fulfill business priorities and requirements .
    • People Management: Manage, coach and mentor team of strong engineers and tech leads .
    • Build a high-performance team with character and good work ethic 

Must Have:

    • Experience in leading technical teams in systems/databases or large scale distributed/infrastructure systems in production. 
    • Degree in Computer ScienceGood understanding of software development processes with geographically distributed development teams. 
    • Extensive hands-on experience in one or more of Java, Scala, C/C++, Python. 
    • Familiarity with compute/storage services of any of the following clouds: AWS, Azure, GCP, Oracle, Openstack. 
    • Experience managing a team of strong engineers - including coaching & mentoring individuals to grow in their career.
    •  Strong problem-solving skills are a must to earn team’s respect and to lead from the front.
    • Expected to be capable of sitting down with engineers to constructively review designs and debug live production issues. 
    • Capable of handling ambiguous business requirements with excellent prioritization, time management abilities and focus on execution.
    • Strong verbal/written communication skills. 

Nice to Have:

    • Hands-on experience with building services with one of the popular cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP). 
    • Experience with big data technologies like Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Tez etc. 
At Qubole,
We are building the most advanced, cloud-based, big data-as-a-service platform. Our customers include some of the top consumer and enterprise companies in the world, such as Flipboard, Ola Cabs, Pearson, and Fanatics. With 200 PB, and growing, of data processed every month, we help our customers put big data analytics in the hands of their users quickly while removing administrative barriers.   We were founded by Facebook alumni who authored the Apache Hive project and ran Facebook’s Data Infrastructure team for many years. Additionally, we’ve drawn rock star employees from companies like Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Amazon, LinkedIn, Flipkart, NetApp, Vertica, Teradata, Oracle, TIBCO, and others. Qubole is backed by leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms Lightspeed Venture Partners, Charles River Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners. Our offices are located in Santa Clara, California and Bangalore, India.
Qubole is hitting that growth inflection point where we need talented people to help us scale up. Our company culture is special, and we are looking for people to join us who want to continue building a great company while going after the big data activation market.
Check us out on Glassdoor and LinkedIn
Learn more about us herehere, and here
If you want to get technical, click here for a 5 min run down of how Qubole works
Watch a talk given by our CEO here
Culture at Qubole
Trust and Autonomy: We absolutely pride ourselves on the lack of bureaucracy at work, and believe in delegating power and responsibility, aggressively to our employees.
Transparency and Teamwork: Complete transparency in all our thoughts and actions is integral to our genetic character, and it helps us to stick together and function effectively as a team.
Who Thrives: If you are a self-starter and thrive on complexity and independence and truly understand and live the tenets of humility, hunger and honesty and you will love Qubole.
Qubole is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Qubole does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Qubole also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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