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Software Engineer

Multiple Locations: Redwood City, California, United States • San Francisco, California, United States

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Job Number: 31580

Position Title: Software Engineer

External Description:

Software Engineer, Core Technology Group 

Our Team

The Core Technology Group (CTG) is the innovation hub within Informatica that is responsible for delivering an extensible, reliable and scalable platform that provides the solid foundation for all other Informatica products. Specifically, our team focuses on building a high-performance and scalable Data Engine that can scale on Hadoop, Spark, Cloud, and multi-processor environments. The engine is capable of handling batch, request/response, and real-time workloads to deliver data for applications. Here are some of the areas you will be innovating as part of our team:

  • Cross compiler to translate representation of a data flow plan from one engine to another such as Hive, Hadoop, and Spark
  • Optimizing query plans based on heuristics and rules
  • Delivering large data sets to client applications with extremely high throughput
  • Enabling the Data Engine to be available across on-premise, cloud, Hadoop, and embedded applications 

Your Opportunity

The Data Engine has been a key constituent of Informatica’s platform and serves multiple products such as Data Services, Data Quality, and Profiling. Informatica products rely on the Data Engine to fulfill the vision of a Virtual Data Machine which is capable of executing data integration jobs either natively or across execution environments such as relational databases, Hadoop, or cloud. You will be a key contributor to Informatica’s next-generation platform and how it handles the volume, velocity, and variety of structured and unstructured data. It could be enterprise and partner data from hosted Cloud services and on-premise deployments or arbitrary data from social websites and media.

Our Ideal Candidate

You are an experienced software engineer who has worked on developing large-scale data management or database products. You relish the opportunity to work on building functionality and optimizations that improve data processing performance across different use cases that include batch, request/response, and real-time systems.

 Your Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be based in Redwood City, CA, and will be responsible for:
  • Work with the team to design, build, and maintain Big Data Applications on the cloud as well as on-prem.
  • Designing, implementing, documenting, analyzing, and operationalizing platform features clearly to ensure that others may readily utilize them
  • Interacting with QA and documentation teams to clearly communicate the features and behaviors of the system
  • Reviewing functional and test specifications and conducting training sessions for global services and support teams
  • Assisting customers and field engineers with troubleshooting issues and problems
  • Ability to understand complex Big Data use cases
  • Architect the Cloud deployment, collaborating with Operations teams to design the next generation of application deployment architecture, and developing the orchestration strategy and automation framework for the product delivery process
  • Liaison with the Informatica Cloud Ops team to Operate and administer the Informatica Cloud Services (ICS) and infrastructure using Chef/Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, SumoLogic, and monitoring tools.
  • Support the agile software development process among cross-functional teams to ensure smooth product delivery
  • Perform incident/alert troubleshooting, problem analysis and provide high-quality solutions to technical issues.
  • Troubleshoot issues across the entire stack - system, software, application, and network.
  • Analyze and Debug reported issues and narrow down the root cause of the issue and explore suitable workarounds
  • Code/Build and publish critical Emergency Bug Fixes (EBFs)
  • Participate in periodic on-call duties
  • Representative accountabilities may include but are not limited to
  • Designing, implementing, documenting, analyzing, and operationalizing platform features clearly to ensure that others may readily utilize the
  • Interacting with QA and documentation teams to clearly communicate the features and behaviors of the system
  • Reviewing functional and test specifications and conducting training sessions for global services and support teams
  • Assisting customers and field engineers with troubleshooting issues and problems

Your Qualifications

  • 2 or more years of relevant professional experience, a portion of which was within an enterprise software company
  • Knowledge of database internals such as query optimizations, developing core scalable parts of the system, or server-side multi-threaded development experience is essential
  • Strong programming skills in Java. Scala is desired as well.
  • Demonstrated understanding of object-oriented design and programming
  • Knowledge of Hadoop, Hive, and Spark is highly desired
  • Knowledge of Cloud ecosystems (AWS, Azure, etc) is highly desired
  • Knowledge of SQL/Web Services technologies is desired
  • Proven ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, iterative product definition and development environment
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills within an organization
  • Able to work independently with little direct supervision and take initiative; willing to mentor and develop others
  • Working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle, QA methodology, testing techniques, and approaches
  • Experience building, shipping, and maintaining software
  • Experience in the following: test automation, build infrastructure, release tooling, framework development
  • Experience building high quality distributed systems or backend services
  • Proficiency in designing, building, and debugging distributed systems
  • Drive innovation and discussions to create and improve products, processes, and technology.
  • Promote and apply engineering best-practices including code reviews, design/architecture reviews, unit testing code coverage review
  • Utilize analytical skills in determining the root cause of problems, and demonstrate the ability to multi-task and re-prioritize responsibilities based on changing requirements.
  • Work in a geographically dispersed team of highly motivated and energetic professionals.
  • Work with product managers, quality assurance engineers, and user experience designers to build the best products for our users
  • A passion and curiosity for creating and building things
  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; advanced degree preferred

 

 

 

 

City: Redwood City

State: California

Seniority Level: Associate

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Community / Marketing Title: Software Engineer

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Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Informatica, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, empowers businesses to realize the transformative power of data. We have pioneered a new category of software, the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC), powered by AI and a cloud-first, cloud-native, end-to-end data management platform that connects, manages and unifies data across any multi-cloud, hybrid system, empowering enterprises to modernize and advance their data strategies. Customers in more than 100 countries and 85 of the Fortune 100 rely on Informatica to drive data-led digital transformation. For more information, visit us at www.informatica.com, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Conquering the Impossible with data, come join #LifeAtINFA!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

  

Travel Requirement: Limited

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