[torqueusers] Distributed Applications Support Engr. Required Yahoo Web Search
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Sat Sep 17 01:30:05 MDT 2005
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Distributed Applications Support Engineer Yahoo Web Search Web Map Team
We are looking for a senior software engineer to join the Web Map team. The
Webmap team is responsible for building, maintaining and analyzing a multi
billion document database which is the primary engine for link analysis,
document discovery and data mining. Building this system provides many
technical challenges in the areas of distributed computing, data analysis,
peta-byte scale storage systems, high-performance and high availability
Do you like putting all the components of a system together and seeing it
run? Does the challenge of debugging an elusive network issue sound fun?
Would you enjoy hammering different hardware configurations to figure out
how to achieve the most cost-effective performance? As a key member of the
team you will be responsible for deploying and maintaining large distributed
applications that are core to the Yahoo Web Search product. You will be
responsible for troubleshooting production problems and optimizing
performance. You will be a self starter and be able to solve a wide variety
of complex problems in innovative and practical ways.
Yahoo Web Search, is passionate about building the worlds best search
engine! Search is one of the most vital and dynamic technologies behind the
Internet! It is full of new challenges and opportunities for innovation.
Were looking for world-class talent to join our team! If you have a desire
to be part of building the best and most innovative search engine on the
planet, come talk to us.
Support production deployments of large scale, distributed applications.
Learn the application architecture and troubleshoot operational issues.
Translate learning into proposals for new product features.
Automate recurring operations tasks, and implement new features in the
product as needed.
Monitor cluster health and performance.
Participate in capacity planning and hardware requirements analysis
Deployment of new releases and hardware
Document tools and operational procedures.
BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Systems (or equivalent)
3+ year(MS) or 5+ years(BS) of industrial experience
2+ years experience operating large distributed applications on Linux
clusters preferably using Condor
Programming in C/C++
Excellent planning, communication and inter personal skills
Customer and quality oriented with strong focus on maintaining a high
Quality of Service.
Desired Additional Experience:
Cluster computing platforms like Condor/ Beowulf/ Slurm/ PBS/ Moab
Parallel computing platforms like MPI/PVM
Application and hardware performance benchmarking
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