at Roku (view profile)
Location Los Gatos, CA
Date Posted March 11, 2018
Category United States - H1B Visa Jobs
Job Type java


Our team’s mission is to build a world-class big data platform to bring value out of data for us, for our partners, and for our customers. Our goal is to democratize data, support Roku’s exploding ad business, provide reporting and analytics self-service tools, and fuel existing and new business critical initiatives. We are hiring a Senior Data Engineer, Big Data Platform to be a key part of this mission.

What you will do:

  • Scratch-build a highly scalable, available, fault-tolerant data processing systems using AWS technologies, HDFS, YARN, Map-Reduce, Hive, Kafka, Spark, and other big data technologies. These systems should handle batch and real-time data processing over 10s of terabytes of data ingested every day and petabyte-sized data warehouse.
  • Low level systems debugging, performance measurement & optimization on large production clusters
  • Participate in architecture discussions, influence product roadmap, and take ownership and responsibility over new projects
  • Maintain and support existing platforms and evolve to newer technology stacks and architectures

What you've done and what you bring:

  • Experience in working with large scale/ high-throughput/ multi-tenant distributed systems using two or more of the above technologies
  • Experience with Hadoop 2.x/YARN based platform
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Solid software development skills in Java, C, C++, or Scala
  • Participate and contribute to constantly improving best practices in development
  • Be self-driven, take complete ownership of initiatives and make pragmatic technical decisions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams of developers, QA and operations to execute deliverables
  • 5+ years professional experience as a data or software engineer
  • BS in Computer Science; MS in Computer Science preferred 

Characteristics of success at Roku:

  • Self-motivated individual who takes ownership
  • Positive attitude
  • Non political
  • Results oriented
  • Practical
  • Hands on and team oriented
  • Desire to win in a highly competitive environment
  • Ability to adjust plan and react as needed

Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. We connect users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers. Roku streaming players and Roku TV™ models are available around the world through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with TV brands and pay TV operators.

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