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Compute Platform Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US

We are looking for experienced developers who enjoy working with newer technologies and solving problems related to distributed services. As a member of Joyent’s Compute Platform team, you will participate in Samsung’s cloud initiative to build from scratch a platform and core backend services to support its business activities.

Successful candidates will:

  • Help design, write, and maintain platform services in Go which incorporate third-party open-source tools when available
  • Run software performance analysis and system tuning

You want

To build systems that are:

  • Elegant and reliable on the outside
  • Deal with the complexities of rigorous business logic
  • Transparently handle software and hardware failures
  • Highly available with minimal downtime

To work in Go and other tools as necessary to build distributed systems.

To participate and thrive in a delivery-oriented, fully remote, goal-centric culture.

You have

A love of systems engineering, APIs, and distributed systems. You have work experience developing software in Golang.

The ideal candidate doesn’t have all of the following, but is seeking to gain experience with them:

  • A B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or any related discipline. An M.Sc. is a plus
  • Good software development experience in Golang or advanced experience in languages, including C, C++, Java, Python, JavaScript
  • Knowledge and implementation level experience with  AWS cloud SW tools/services such as EKS, EC2, ECS, VPC, R53, ALB, RDS, IAM, etc…
  • Good experience with containers and orchestration using Kubernetes and Docker
  • Good experience working on large-scale distributed application development
  • Comfortable with build and release tools such as Git/Github and experience in deployment best practices
  • A high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work remotely, managing your own time and setting sensible priorities
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Strong logical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel internationally for up to a week at a time

Joyent offers

  • An opportunity to build a cloud solution and scale it to meet the needs of the world’s largest cloud consumers
  • A highly distributed, remote-friendly team (US preferred)
  • An opportunity to shape product and business strategy and grow into new roles as the organization grows

About Joyent

Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, is the open cloud company. With its Triton Kubernetes services and support, Joyent helps its customers build and operate modern cloud native applications across multiple clouds. Joyent’s Triton Private Regions provide low cost, dedicated cloud infrastructure that gives its customers the ability to own their data and control their cloud costs.

To apply, please submit a brief introduction, a copy of your resume, and a link to your Github or LinkedIn profile to with Compute Platform Engineer in the subject. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

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