Data Direct Networks

  • Software Engineer

    Job Locations IN-Remote/India
    Job Posted Date 10 months ago(12/10/2017 11:24 PM)
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  • Overview

    DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively-scalable storage platforms and solutions engineered for the Big Data and Cloud era. Our storage, processing solutions and professional services enable content-rich and high-data growth environments to achieve the highest levels of systems performance, scalability and efficiency. In solving today’s Big Data lifecycle management challenges at scale, DDN enables organizations to maximize the value of their information, everywhere. As the technology behind the world’s leading data-driven organizations, our customers include online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, financial services, media production houses and security and intelligence agencies.

    Job Description

    Job Summary:


    We are looking for a Software Engineer for our Pune-based GRIDScaler team. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and implementing Python-based software tools in a Linux environment.

    Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:


    • Develop code in golang/python and software libraries to enhance (add features) and maintain the GRIDScaler product. Fix bugs.
    • Develop unit tests to validate scripts, tools, modules and libraries
    • Work with the Engineering manager and a geographically distributed team to understand product requirements and features
    • Contribute to and validate product documentation
    • Assist with customer support escalations
    • Work with QA to configure and maintain the Jenkins software build system





    • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree/experience.
    • 5+ years of working in Linux system environments and understand Linux system internals.
    • 4+ years of Python/Golang scripting experience
    • 3+ years of experience working with enterprise-class or HPC storage systems and/or distributed systems
    • Attention to detail and commitment to high quality/error free deliverables.
    • Strong team player with good communication skills
    • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to independently prioritize, multitask, and work under deadlines in a fast paced environment
    • Experience with Agile software development processes
    • Experience with LUA, bash and REST is plus.
    • Knowledge of Parallel File Systems, in particular IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) and/or Lustre, is highly preferred but not required

    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. 


    DDN takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, DDN welcomes opportunities to learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners. 




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