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Compute Platform Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US

This is a scaling project that is being developed and will affect millions of users across the world. We are looking for experienced developers who are thought thinkers and enjoy working with newer technologies to contribute to its success.

As a member of the Joyent’s Compute Platform team, you will participate in Samsung’s cloud initiative to build from scratch a platform and core backend micro services to support its business activities. You will develop a ground-breaking cloud service around Kubernetes that will run a wide range of workloads, from Big Data, AI/Machine learning to 5G.

Experience and skills

  • 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/Gerrit 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
  • Experience participating in open source communities as a contributor, committer, or maintainer is a plus
  • 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

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 Software 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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