Sr. Software Engineer (Backend)

  • 901 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

When extreme data requires companies to act with unprecedented agility, Kinetica powers business in motion. Kinetica is the instant insight engine for the Extreme Data Economy. Across healthcare, energy, telecommunications, retail, and financial services, enterprises utilizing new technologies like connected devices, wearables, mobility, robotics, and more can leverage Kinetica for machine learning, deep learning, and advanced location-based analytics that are powering new services. Kinetica’s accelerated parallel computing brings thousands of GPU cores to address the unpredictability and complexity that result from extreme data. 

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Job Description

Kinetica is looking for an experienced backend software engineer looking for an opportunity to join a growing team of engineers that develop various end-user native API bindings and integration connectors into third-party enterprise software products. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Working with the engineering group to keep a consistent and intuitive product experience via API (e.g. Java, C++, JavaScript, Python, C#) and connectors (e.g. Spark, Kafka, NiFi) as core product adds additional features.

  • Working with engineering group to help identify cohesive interaction model across components and propose key refinements to existing components to achieve cross-product experience alignment.

  • Provide strategic feedback on tooling landscape to help influence product direction.

  • Ensuring team’s agreed upon objectives are reached in a consistent and timely manner.


Required Skills:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related technical discipline 
  • 4+ years (post college) development experience in Java and C++ (must have).
  • Development experience in a Linux environment.
  • Comfortable with various tools (i.e. Git...)
  • Software Development processes include Agile and continuous integration 

Recommended/Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Experience with developing integration components leveraging a third-party SDK (e.g. Spark, Kafka, NiFi, Flink, Beam)
  • Strong experience in parallel/multi-threaded programming 
  • Experience with Python, JavaScript or R 
  • Experience with Hadoop ecosystem

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.