Yahoo!’s India Hadoop Team is growing!

Do you love the challenges of working with systems that host petabytes of data and many tens of thousands of cores? The Hadoop team in Bangalore, India, is a core contributor to developing such large scale distributed systems at Yahoo! The team is heavily engaged directly in the open source Apache Hadoop project. If open source development and large scale distributed systems is your forte, send your resume to hadoop-jobs-2009@yahoo-inc.com, using the position title as the message subject. Your resume will go straight to one of the hiring managers.

Hadoop Performance Engineers and Architect
Driving up Hadoop performance and resource utilization is a challenge at Yahoo!'s scale of operation (25K+ servers running Hadoop). The Grid Performance Engineering team is looking for analytically strong engineers with a solid background in distributed systems, operating systems, and system internals to study, benchmark and push performance limits of Hadoop MapReduce and Distributed File System. Preferred background is an MTech/MS/PhD in Computer Science with 9+ years industry experience. Background in Performance Optimization, Benchmarking or High Performance Computing (HPC) is a plus.

Hadoop Quality Engineering Architect
The Hadoop QE team is looking for a Quality Engineering Architect having 10+ years of experience in development, white box testing, design and implementation of automated test frameworks using Java. This highly technical role requires hands on experience in Java or C++ and proficiency in scripting. You will be responsible for providing technical leadership to the quality engineering team members, as well as designing and implementing automated test frameworks for Hadoop and its related components. You will also be responsible for delivering quality software products and frequently interacting with open source community, developers, operations and managers. Preferred background is an MTech/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field.

Data Quality Engineering Architect
The Data QE team is looking for a Quality Engineering Architect having 10+ years of experience in development, white box testing, design and implementation of automated test frameworks using Java. This highly technical role requires hands on experience in data analysis, data validation, data cleansing, and data verification. Excellent Java (or C++) and scripting skills are required. You will be responsible for providing technical leadership to the data QE team, as well as designing and implementing automated test framework for data handling using Hadoop. You will also be responsible for delivering quality software products and frequently interacting with open source community, developers, operations and managers. Preferred background is an MTech/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field.

Hadoop Architect
The Hadoop team in Bangalore is looking for Architects having 10+ years of experience to help develop massively scalable, highly performant, and reliable platforms, including scheduling for such environments. These platforms handle the data manipulation, mining and storage needs of applications that work with several multi-terabyte data sets. Developing this infrastructure requires solving many technical challenges in the areas of parallel and distributed computing, multi-terabyte storage systems, and high-performance computing. It calls for skills in distributed algorithms and file systems, software design principles, systems programming and expertise in Java and C/C++. You will be expected to build scalable and modular system, measure and optimize system performance, and ensure that systems run reliably in a 24/7 production environment.

Sr. Manager, Hadoop Development
The Hadoop team in Bangalore is looking for Senior Managers with 10+ years of experience to lead a team developing hugely scalable, highly performant, and reliable platforms, including scheduling for such environments. These platforms handle the data manipulation, mining and storage needs of applications that work with several multi-terabyte data sets. We are looking for a software leader with a strong systems management and development background. This job involves leading and growing a team of 10 engineers, managers and architects at the heart of the Hadoop open source community. We are looking for someone with a history of driving delivery of complex distributed systems. 6+ years of software development and an addition 4+ years of management required. Experience with Java, Unix, C++, agile development and open source development desired.

Once again, please send your resume to hadoop-jobs-2009@yahoo-inc.com, using the position title as the message subject.

Chid Kollengode
Director of Engineering
Hadoop Team
Bangalore, India