Sr/Staff Java Software Engineer / Architect (IoT startup, up to $200k

java iot distributed systems high performance hadoop hbase hive spark lucene solr elasticsearch python machine learning networking streaming
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description

Skyrocket Ventures is a recruiting firm for hundreds of high growth technology companies that range from industry leaders to top-tier startups. This opportunity is with one of our clients for a full-time permanent hire. Please only apply if you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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Sr/Staff Java Software Engineer / Architect (IoT startup, up to $200k)

Mountain View, CA

The Internet of Things (IOT) space is projected to grow to a $1.7 trillion dollar industry by 2020. This IoT startup is innovating in the space, utilizing the latest technologies in a variety of areas such as artificial intelligence, computer science, distributed computing, stream & batch data services, large scale system design, and more. They already have large customers, and are rapidly growing.

The company is seeking a hands-on engineer who is passionate about building core components to power their Internet of Things platform.

The company is offering up to $200k in base salary, plus equity that could be very lucrative.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designing and developing the company’s platform that uses containers with sophisticated data processing capabilities to move and execute applications in a heterogeneous environment
  • Providing technology leadership and guidance to the engineering team
  • Developing software modules to implement product vision


  • Expertise in Java
  • Experience building reliable, high performance, fault tolerant, large scale distributed systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal communications skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience with technologies such as Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Spark streaming, Lucene, Solr, Elasticsearch, and Machine Learning
  • Experience with Python
  • Knowledge of internet security
  • Knowledge of OS/networking concepts
  • Knowledge of compilers.
  • Experience building SDKs
  • Knowledge of video processing and streaming protocols
  • Knowledge of embedded systems and low footprint devices

Dice Id : 10366547
Position Id : 623694
Originally Posted : 4 years ago
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