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Senior Software Engineer at Informatica

Company: Informatica
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer, Core Technology Group (Data Engine)Our CompanyEverything Informatica does begins and ends with data. Simply stated, we make great data - data that is connected, clean and safe ready to use so that all enterprises can be data ready and put their unique information potential to work. A data ready enterprise is decision-ready, customer-ready, application-ready, cloud-ready and regulation-ready. And by design, our Intelligent Data Platform delivers great data to enable our customers to be ready for anything.Our TeamCloud Data Integration 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. Our team specifically has the following responsibilities:Converting user-created Big Data tasks into Spark JobsOptimizing these Spark jobs for best performanceAdding and modifying to the open-source spark code to serve Informatica use cases.Reducing latency and processing time of Spark jobs to return instantaneous resultsDelivering large data sets to client applications with extremely high throughput Cross compiler to translate representation of a data flow plan from one engine to SparkDeliver a highly scalable, performance-optimized infrastructure (both compute and storage) that elastically handles customer needs.Executing and monitoring Spark jobs and clusters for high performance and low TCO.Your OpportunityInformatica Data Platform 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 Spark on Kubernetes, Spark on Yarn, Cloud DW. 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 web sites and media.Our Ideal CandidateYou are an experienced software engineer who has worked on developing query optimizers, large scale data management or database products. You relish the opportunity to work on building optimizations that improve data processing performance across different use cases that include batch, request/response and real-time systems.Your ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will be based in Redwood City, CA and will be responsible for:Working with senior members of the team to ensure sound design and implementation of functional areas for the productWorking closely with architects and development and QA engineers to discuss and evangelize featuresCollaborating with geographically dispersed, cross-functional teams in an Agile environmentParticipating in internal/cross team meetings, scoping, decision making and technical documentation.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 themInteracting with QA and documentation teams to clearly communicate the features and behaviors of the systemReviewing functional and test specifications and conducting training sessions for global services and support teamsAssisting customers and field engineers with troubleshooting issues and problemsYour Qualifications4 or more years of relevant professional experience, a portion of which was within an enterprise software companyDemonstrated ability to write quality code in Java, Scala.Familiar with big data technologies like Spark, Hive.Familiar with cloud software concepts with experience in working with Docker and Kubernetes.Knowledge of AWS, Azure, GCP is a plus.Proven ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, iterative product definition and development environmentAbility to communicate and express thoughts and ideas in a big groupStrong interpersonal and relationship-building skills within an organizationAble to work independently with little direct supervision and take initiative; willing to mentor and develop others.Promote and apply engineering best-practices including code reviews, design/architecture reviews, unit testing code coverage reviewStrong analytical problem solving and decision-making skillsBS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; advanced degree formatica offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical/dental, 401(k), flexible time off and more. Our generous benefits vary depending on your geographic work location. It's an exciting time to work at Informatica. You can learn more about our company, our products and our services at . We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Keywords: Informatica, Redwood City , Senior Software Engineer at Informatica, Other , Redwood City, California

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