by Angela Guess
Netflix is looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Database Engineering in Los Gatos, CA. According to the post, "Netflix is one of the largest Apache Cassandra production deployments in the world. We store ALL our production data in Cassandra. We’ve accomplished this by having extremely talented engineers building tools to support Cassandra and contribute features and code to the Apache Cassandra project itself. All of this while hosting it in the Cloud! We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join the Cassandra Dev. Team. As a member of the team you will work on maintaining and adding features to our existing and widely used Open Source projects, such as Priam and Astyanax ( for more details, check out: netflix.github.com ). You will also be encouraged to create new tools that will make our usage of Cassandra more efficient and manageable."
Qualifications for the position include: "5+ years of distributed-systems/distributed-computing experience. Strong and proven Java and development skills. Excited to work with NoSQL data solutions. Experience creating client libraries. Experience creating web-based APIs. Deep understanding of distributed data model. Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, etc.). Solid understanding of the Software as a Service (SaaS) model in the online environment. Experience creating, contributing to and curating an Open Source Project."
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