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Backend Developer
Ref No.: 17-03982
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 100,000.00 - 160,000.00 /Year
Why do we want you?
You're an ambitious, driven developer looking to play a key role in the design, development and
implementation of cutting edge, highly-scalable applications based on large amounts of
unstructured/structured data. You're passionate about open source and Big Data technologies. You want the opportunity
to collect, parse, manage, analyze, and visualize large data sets to extract meaningful knowledge.
And you dream of working with NoSQL database technologies and fun, emerging data science
techniques. As part of a small team of experts, you have a strong desire to contribute to important
endeavors to address critical needs of Fortune 500 companies.

• Work with an amazing team to design and develop modern distributed Big Data processing and
analysis systems
• Utilize primarily open source development tools and code frameworks (e.g. Git, Storm)
• Define and manage development tasks within an agile team
• Utilize unit tests and deploy code to live systems
• Work closely with customers and incorporate feedback into development activities
• Gracefully accept criticism when you make a less-than-stellar lunch recommendation

Skills & Qualifications
Must have:
• Strong object-oriented programming or functional language experience (Clojure preferred, Java
also ok)
• Programming with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, Bash, etc)
• Proficient in UNIX/Linux environments (we work on Macs and deploy to Ubuntu on AWS)
• Strong knowledge of programming structures and algorithms
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Paint like Bob Ross (or the ability to fake it)

Nice to have:
• Distributed, fault-tolerant architectures (Storm experience preferred, Spark or Hadoop ok)
• Working with NoSQL databases and JSON data (ElasticSearch preferred)
• Working with messaging/queueing systems (RabbitMQ preferred)
• Working with SQL databases and large-scale data integration (MySQL preferred)

Third Party Applications Not Accepted