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Senior Software Development Engineer in Santa Clara, CA at NEC America

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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Job Description

NEC Enterprise Communication Technologies, Inc. (“NECECT”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation.  The company develops and supports a wide range of solutions, including Unified Communications, Software-defined networking, Video Analytics and IoT.

The Senior Software Development Engineer will be developing code in foundation of cloud platform architecture that provides a framework for users and developers to run their own Microservice or SaaS applications. The ideal candidate for this position will also have experience with PaaS platform development. Provides technical leadership for those involved in the development, design and optimization of one or more information technology and systems functions of NEC cloud software engineering. We are looking for an experienced SDE to help build the tools to streamline regular performance analysis, validation, and monitoring. 

・ Production traffic pattern analysis 

・ Synthetic load data design 

・ Load generation 

・ Performance bottleneck identification 

・ Fully automated management of scheduled load runs 

・ Performance monitoring of Groupon applications and services. In this role, you will interact with existing tools like Blazemeter, New Relic, Splunk, Hadoop & Kafka. 

Candidate will get exposure to the entirety of their platform, build a strong understanding of how our systems work and your contributions will have a company-wide impact. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a strong team, work on exciting technology and change the way we build software. 

Develops code in foundation of cloud platform architecture that provides a framework for users and developers to run their own microservice or SaaS applications. The ideal candidate for this position will also have experience with PaaS platform development. Provides technical leadership for those involved in the development, design and optimization of one or more information technology and systems functions of NEC cloud software engineering.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

Responsibilities 

・ Design and implement performance infrastructure to safely execute load tests in production environments on a continuous basis. 

・ Design and implement automated traffic analysis and modeling using a variety of existing data systems. 

・ Drive initiatives across engineering teams with a focus on increasing site performance and stability. 

・ Work closely with other engineers within your group and across the product and engineering organization to identify problems and build effective technical solutions

・ Leads the design of architecture for an organization on an enterprise level supporting national and regional, future and present computing needs for NEC Cloud Software engineering at ECT through working and guiding with other NEC developers and engineers.

・ Responsible for the modernization of current technology infrastructure and future business expansion plans.

・ Designs, develops and manages software infrastructure frameworks focused on the transactional tier and its related componentry, like microservices.

・ Keeps up with current technologies leveraging Docker, Kubernetes or other deployment techniques.

・ Investigates production security problems, performs root-cause analysis and creates detailed, high-quality reports on remediation strategies.

・ Resolves complex technical issues and drives innovation that improves system security and performance.

Prerequisites -

Education:         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent required. Master's degree preferred

Experience:        Minimum of 8 years of software development experience for cloud software development. Experience with solving problems and delivering high quality results in a fast paced environment. Must have hands on experience supporting delivery through Agile methodologies.

Certifications, Licenses, etc:       

Requirements 

・ At least 7+ years professional paid experience in software development, experience building developer-facing tools will be a plus 

・ Bachelors / Masters degree in Computer Science (or related field) from Top Computer Science School 

・ Recent Grads / Students are NOT ideal for this position 

・ Excellent coding skills in one or more languages: Java, C#, Scala, C++, Python or Ruby 

・ Development experience with service-oriented architectures (SOA) /microservices 

・ Knowledge / Familiar with tools like Blazemeter, New Relic, Splunk, Hadoop & Kafka. 

・ Experience with Docker and Kubernetes highly desired 

・ Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills 

・ Ability to work collaboratively through an agile development processthat promotes constant team communication 

・ Candidates MUST have 7+ years RECENT professional, paid SDLC experience 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills -

Language Skills: Excellent English written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.

Mathematical Skills:       Basic math

Reasoning Skills:              Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a leadership role with ability to train and disseminate information to other engineers as an extended virtual team.

Computer and/or Technical Skills:            Proficient in all phases of the software life cycle, including gathering requirements, writing functional specifications, writing design specifications, coding, debugging, testing and documentation for Cloud Software Engineering.

Experience with Microservices architecture, RESTfull API.

Knowledge of containerization technologies (Docker, etc.)

Familiarity with building or supporting AWS, Azure based solutions.

Experience working with automated build systems (Jenkins)

Experience with Linux platform.

Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment:       Office

Noise:   Moderate

Standing/Lifting:             20 lbs

Stress:  High

ABOUT NEC CORPORATION OF AMERICA

Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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