Data Direct Networks

  • Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Job Posted Date 1 year ago(4/20/2018 11:54 AM)
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  • Overview

    DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

    Job Description

    We are seeking a Junior Software Developer. The primary focus of the position will be developing and releasing complex embedded products. Will be required to perform virtually all aspects of the embedded software development process and will be required to interface with other R & D Engineers and engineers.


    Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

    • Experience with code development in a multi core/threaded platform.
    • Experience in integrating on custom hardware.
    • Must have academic experience with C.
    • Must have academic experience with Python.

    Desired Skills:

    • Bash shell and Perl scripting.
    • Experience interfacing embedded hardware using C.
    • Experience with Storage Area Networks (SAN)/ Network Attached Storage (NAS) products.
    • Familiar with AMD processors and x86 assembly language
    • Familiar with SAS, Fibre Channel, Infiniband


    • BS and or MS (preferred) in computer science or electrical engineering

    DDN Core Characteristics

    DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities: 


    Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives. 

    Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable. 

    Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful. 

    Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.


    DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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