Job Application
Big Fast Data, Systems Engineer is small, but fast growing company, based in Newport Beach, CA. We are constantly looking for energetic, smart and talented folks. This is a highly energetic, passionate environment. Candidates must be proven self-starters with an appreciation for the aggressive timelines, and the sometime ambiguous nature of startup culture.  is looking for a Big Data Engineer who can round out what is currently a very small engineering team. All the usual benefits and trade-offs for working at relatively early start-ups apply, including a equity, flexible hours, room for growth; all applies.

The Opportunity:

As a Systems Engineer @, you will be responsible for designing, developing and scaling our real-time data ingestion platform. This will involve designing and developing high performance, scalable and robust systems for real time distributed data-stream processing and storage. This will also involve implementing large-scale stream acquisition platforms to bring in social media and transactional firehoses for processing and will involve leveraging and contributing to open source software whenever possible (Cassandra, Gearman, Hadoop, etc).

Come help invent the next generation of ecommerce; integrated experiences that leverage the store, the web and mobile, with social identity being the glue. Work with amazing engineers to design, prototype, and develop high performance distributed systems that ingest, process, store, and manage terabytes of real-time streams of social and commerce data – the Twitter firehose, Social Graph, transaction firehoses, and much more. Be at the forefront of solutions for distributed processing and messaging, robust distributed storage, data-stream computational pipelines, real-time indexing, multi-level caching, capacity planning, and performance tuning. Work with and further develop open-source technologies including Hadoop, Cassandra, and Gearman; create Hadoop-like data streaming applications

The Desired Skill-set:

• 2-5+ years of Programming experience in C/C++/Java/Perl/Python
• Expertise in distributed/scalable systems and algorithms with awareness of time and space complexity
• Strong background in process design for reliable systems; strong “big picture” awareness of systems
• Good generalist experience, ideally working with all layers in the tech stack; experience working with operations and creating software libraries/frameworks
• Working knowledge of standard tools for optimizing and testing code; plus to have experience building tools/apps and/or working with custom-built tools
• Past experience handling large amounts of data on distributed platforms is also a huge plus

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