We're looking for top talent in the data field as we build out a world class platform team that helps support one of the largest and fastest growing companies on the planet: the We company. Do you want to solve some of the most challenging data problems in the world? Do you want to become part of a team that values technical skills, while always maintaining a cultural focus on teamwork and collaboration? Then join us at the We company  as we combine both the IT and physical infrastructure that not only supports some of the largest companies today, but more importantly provides a foundation and an environment to foster the next generation of people building the software and services that will enrich all of our lives for generations to come!

 

Responsibilities

  • Become a storage/caching expert for the We Company
  • Understand, develop and patch MySQL/Redis/Cassandra codebase for WeWork needs
  • Design and develop components to manage our clusters multi cloud and within building infrastructure. We currently have 400 locations doubling every year.
  • Strong ownership from design through to deploy and beyond
  • Work with our customers to understand their requirements
  • On-call rotation duties to maintain the platform and provide support
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, reliability, and scalability of the platform
  • You thrive in a fast moving collaborative environment where teamwork and delivery are primary values

Requirements

  • A demonstrated ability to deliver software that supports a global set of users
  • You are self driven, curious, and seek to solve problems
  • You have strong computer science fundamentals
  • You are passionate about scale, quality, and performance.
  • You have experience
    • With containers and scheduling technology  
    • with open source software development.
    • with distributed systems and asynchronous programming
    • with Linux systems and services
    • one or more languages such as Go, Java, C++, Python or similar.
    • Administered more than 30 production database servers
    • Strong scripting skills for backfills and migrations
    • Understanding of flyaway jobs
    • Deployment of Systems in a Kubernetes environment
    • Strong understanding of RDS
    • Strong understanding of secondary indexes and sql optimizations
  • Experience working within a distributed organization
  • Experience working with global open source communities to achieve shared goals
  • 4 years of infrastructure or back end systems experience.
  • You have excellent written communication, interpersonal communication, and documentation skills

Nice to have

  • Experience with one of more technology S3/GCS, DynamoDB/Cassandra, PostgreSQL/MySQL, Memcached/Redis, Neo4j and Graph DBs in general
  • Experience building back-end services utilized by other teams
  • Experience with cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure, Alicloud,...)

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