Software Engineer — Backend

Mountain View, CA
$126,000 / Year 
Junior level

Job Description

Mountain View, CA, Hybrid

We are looking for experienced developers who enjoy working with Kubernetes and solving problems related to distributed services. As a member of Joyent's development 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.

Job Summary

As part of our delivery-oriented and goal-centric culture, you will help build services with high availability and minimal downtime. You will help build systems that look elegant and reliable on the outside, even as they deal with complex business logic internally. You will help build and maintain a Kubernetes hosted solution, while occasionally developing new components using Golang.

Job Responsibilities

  • Help design, develop, and maintain services, incorporating third-party open-source tools when available

  • Help develop a system that utilizes Kubernetes and extend Kubernetes features

  • Run software performance analysis and optimize services as appropriate

  • Develop automated tests for services

Skills Competencies

  • Ownership -Take ownership of projects, ensuring excellence in execution and accountability for results. Foster a sense of responsibility and pride in delivering high-quality work

  • Innovation - Drive innovation by proposing and implementing creative solutions to challenges. Stay abreast of industry trends and technologies, bringing fresh ideas to the table. Ability to learn new technologies quickly

  • Customer focus - Understand and prioritize customer needs, striving to exceed expectations in every interaction. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the delivery of customer-centric solutions

  • Teamwork - Embrace a collaborative and inclusive approach, working seamlessly with colleagues to achieve common goals

Education Experience

  • A B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or any related discipline.

  • Minimum of 4 years of industry experience in engineering

  • Proficiency in one of the public cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, and Azure

  • Software development experience in Golang

  • Experience with containers and orchestration using Kubernetes. Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) is preferred

  • Experience in building and releasing tools such as git, ansible, and Jenkins

  • Knowledge of deployment best practices

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation for this position will vary among specific regions due to geographical differentials in the labor market, and actual pay will be determined considering factors such as relevant skills, experience, and comparison to other employees in the role. Therefore, the annual base compensation range for this role (depending on the geographical location) is expected to be between $126000 and $180000.

Regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) have access to benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Employee Purchase Program, Vacation and Sick leave, electronic reimbursement and many more. In addition, regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) are eligible for bonus compensation based on individual, department, and company performance.

About Joyent

Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, is the open cloud company. Joyent builds technology, at the pinnacle of scale, performance, stability, and security to accelerate the transformation toward the mobile and cloud-centric world. Joyent designs, builds and manages market competitive cloud computing solutions and services for Samsung Electronics and its partners at global scale.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a brief introduction, a copy of your resume, and a link to your Github or LinkedIn profile to with Software Engineer — Backend in the subject. We are an equal-opportunity employer, building a diverse and inclusive team. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

Joyent is committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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