Software Engineer - Data Services

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Job Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/4/2020 2:17 AM)
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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 currently seeking a Software Engineer - Data Services.


Job Summary:

Data Direct Networks provides multi-protocol access (Data Services) over its EXAScaler parallel file system.  DDN is seeking a highly-skilled sofrware engineer who understands big data, issues with performance and scale, and the specific technologies of CTDB/Samba/Ganesha to join a development staff in building a reliable, highly-available, high performance data services system.  This engineer has a strong knowledge of Linux, software development, and software deployment.


Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Intimate knowledge of NFS and SMB protocols.
  • Understanding of Linux based Operating system is a must.
  • Designing, coding, prototyping, implementing and debugging the data services products.
  • Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, identification of code metrics, and system risk analysis.
  • Support, maintain and document software functionalities.
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies focusing around software/container deployment, NFS/SMB protocol implementations.
  • Passion for technology outside the workplace with an interest in the latest open source framework/libraries/tools.
  • Team building, helping hiring talented individuals and promoting collaborative environment.


Qualifications for this role are:

  • 4+ years of software development experience, hands on coding.
  • 2+ years in NFS and/or SMB protocol implementations.
  • Experience working in Linux, with In-depth knowledge of Linux operating systems internals, Kernel Development.
  • Strong experience of working in high-performance, multi-threaded, and distributed systems.
  • Proficient in data structures and algorithm.
  • Proven experience dealing with File System, I/O performance, operating system tuning is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of Networking Concepts TCP/IP v4 and v6 and protocols such as CIFS, NFS, FTP, Restful or S3.
  • Proven expertise with Python; general knowledge of the major computer languages is a must.
  • Ability to innovate, prioritize and multi-task.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, or comparable experience (graduate degree is preferred).

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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