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Generalist Engineer


Joyent has a tradition of developing high-quality products built by engineers with very strong technical skills. As we grow our storage line, we are looking for individuals to help us improve our latest products and jump starting new efforts.


  • Create high-performance, robust, and maintainable production level code.
  • Learn and help other engineers with a range of database tools (e.g. MariaDB, foundationDB).
  • Help the corresponding organizations to test, benchmark, and install new products/features.
  • Study and evaluate new programming tools/libraries, and suggest best-in-class.
  • Occasionally, install services used by the development organization.


We would like to interview you if you have:

  • BS CS degree or equivalent discipline, or MS/Ph.D. CS degree.
  • Strong programming skills and CS background in concurrency, distributed systems, and disk technologies.
  • Good understanding of analysis of algorithms and databases.
  • Passionate in helping build the best-in-class product in the cloud storage market.
  • Enjoy working with others who have different technical backgrounds.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Additionally, you should have most (or all!) of the following:

  • Conversant with Linux and its administration.
  • Working knowledge of cloud infrastructure components, including network and storage solutions.
  • Hands-on experience with installing and configuring mainstream applications such as databases, PXE servers, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon EC2, S3, SQS, and other AWS services is a plus.
  • Strong scripting skills to automate test scenarios, to deploy production solutions (plus plus)

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 Generalist 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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