Sr Software Engineer - Big Data

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Connexity Inc.

Role Location

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States


251 - 500 people


2120 Colorado Ave Ste 400
Santa Monica, CA, 90404, US

Tech Stack

  • Linux

Role Description

Connexity is looking for a talented, highly motivated Software Engineer. We are not a LAMP stack shop, but rather a NoSQL, Big Data, Real-Time stream processing shop. Our architecture is unique and our software stack purposefully diverse. We are searching for an engineer that likes a challenge, wants an opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies, and thrives in small teams. We are looking for a developer that wants to own key aspects of the product and take pride in its evolution. Your contributions will be immediate and will be felt throughout the company. Connexity is fun, fast-paced, and open-ended with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and with emphasis on being innovative.

Duties and responsibilities

*Participate in the architecture, design and development of large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications, tools, systems and services *Design big data systems that can linearly scale *Participate in the full software development life cycle, end-to-end, from scoping, planning, conception, design, implementation and testing, to documentation, delivery and maintenance, using best practice engineering standards *Develop core technology and the refinement of existing code *Work with business and operations teams to effectively execute requests in the project queue *Write design specifications, programming specifications, and documentation *Develop and maintain applications written in a Java/J2EE platform environment, operating on a Linux platform *Collaborate with product management to produce functional specifications, including feasibility assessments, engineering time estimates, and strategic value assessments *Code most difficult and complex software modules *Ability to drive critical and strategic / complex / high risk undertakings *Determine leading edge technical / business approaches and/or develops major new technical tools

Qualifications *5+ years Engineering experience *5+ years of hands-on development experience *2+ years of working on big data projects *Experience in data modeling *Experience with implementing and maintaining data pipelines *Experience with multiple scalable SQL, NoSQL, and distributed computing solutions, ala Redshift, Hbase, Redis, Spark, and Impala *Experience in cloud and on premise deployments and performance tuning of distributed systems *Must be able to design solutions within the context on the available infrastructure, taking into account scalability, availability, reliability, stability, security and performance *Must be familiar with a broad range of systems, API's, protocols, and standards *Hands-on design and implementation experience *Experience with debugging and tuning applications *Experience with designing highly available, scalable enterprise systems *Experience with Web Services architecture *Expert in programming languages and frameworks important to the organization, including but not limited to Java/J2EE, Spring, and Scala.

Why work for us? Our code is quite simple: be connected, be curious, be courageous, and be cool. We strive to be both the easiest company to work with and for, so we provide competitive comp, generous benefits including: flexible time off, free lunch everyday, cool office, gym and green commuter allowance, 401K matching, medical, dental, life, and much more. We believe success starts with our people and we welcome creative, professional, and fun individuals. Could you be our next X'er?

About Connexity Inc.

For over twenty years, Connexity has been building solutions and businesses that help clients better understand and connect with their consumers. Using proprietary technologies in segmentation, activation and ecommerce, our companies are global leaders in data-driven insights and marketing solutions. Today, we are proud to have three businesses in our portfolio: Hitwise, Connexity Commerce and Shop Your Likes. Through those platforms we partner with advertisers and publishers, who range from fortune 500 companies to the long-tail of retailers and social influencers, to deliver strategic business value and sales.

Company Culture

Our culture is a positive one of mutual respect. We pride ourselves on being a Best Place to Work, and cultivating an environment or respect, individual attention as well as team collaboration.

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