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Member Technical Staff (Sustenance)-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. 
We are looking for outstanding founding engineers for this team. Team members would work with the latest open source technologies - reading and mastering large code bases and becoming experts on specific projects like Hadoop, Hive and Spark. Qubole runs some of the largest big-data clusters in the world and complex production applications - and you would have the opportunity to troubleshoot issues in such setups. You will also be a working with one of the best big-data engineering teams in the world - and will be able to learn about the product and technology stack through frequent interactions. Expert Engineers may also have opportunity to work directly with customers and also participate in customer training and onboarding.

What you'll be doing

    • Lead the effort to keep Qubole provided Apache Spark up to date with the open-source.
    • Work with Customer and Qubole' Support team to address escalations and provide the solution by providing a patch and/or back-porting open source changes. 
    • Gain a solid understanding and deep technical knowledge of Big Data components across the stack, which you will utilize in your daily tasks.
    • Work on improving infrastructure.
    • Day to day tasks to improve optimized and performant Apache Spark offering on Qubole platform.

Required experiences and skills

    • Knowledge of Java/Scala/Python/C++.
    • Familiarity with common developer tools like IDEs (Eclipse/IntelliJ), debuggers (GDB), Git, Emacs/Vim.
    • Comfortable in Linux with ability to write small scripts in Bash/Python.
    • Ability to grapple with log files, UNIX processes/sockets, networking.
    • Strong Computer Science fundamentals including areas like Multi-Threading, Locking and Memory Management.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to learn complex new things quickly.
    • Good verbal/written communication skills.
    • Experience with the Java Ecosystem - including components like Profilers, Debuggers, Mav
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.
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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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