Software Engineer

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Job Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/5/2020 6:03 AM)
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DDN Storage is the world leader in high performance and massively scalable data management and storage solutions that accelerate business results and scientific insights for data-centric organizations worldwide. Our unified, end-to-end platform uniquely addresses the tiered storage and large scale data management demands of mixed workloads, multiple collaborative data centers and Web and cloud environments. Across traditional and commercial high performance markets, customers rely on DDN Storage to solve the most demanding big data problems in industries such as cloud, online content and social networking, security and intelligence, life sciences, finance, energy and media production.

Job Description

DataDirect Networks Inc. (DDN) engineering organization is seeking a Software Engineering professional to strengthen the team of Continuation Engineering and Level 3 Engineering Support. The position is based in Pune, India. The prospective candidate must have good analytical, technical, development and debugging abilities. The skills in terms of system knowledge are crucial for this role along with a high degree of customer focus. The candidate must collaborate with other teams and individuals within the organisation from around the globe.



As a Software Engineer, the primary focus will be to support Continuation Engineering’s development activities. The role mainly involves but not limited to following:

    • Development in C on Linux platform for storage products.
    • Code analysis & debugging to help Level 3 engineering support in resolving customer issues.
    • Help the team with maintenance releases.
    • Understand customer requirements and work towards enhancing the product quality by improving reliability, serviceability & usability.
    • Analyse hardware/equipment issues and troubleshoot.
    • Work with multi-location global set of team members.


    • More than 3 years of hands on experience in software development and product support.
    • Software development with strong C programming.
    • Deep & a strong understanding of operating system principles & architecture including the demands of real time systems.
    • Well versed with Linux internals, kernel level coding & debugging, conversant with GDB and Linux device drivers.
    • Excellent analytical & debugging skills.
    • Knowledge of assembly language and C++ is a plus.
    • Understand the complexities & challenges in the high speed parallel data transmission including but not limited to SAS, InfiniBand topologies
    • Understand, interpret industry standards & protocols, specifications from ISO/IEC, RFCs and be able to translate into software specifications
    • Knowledge of storage system file systems and big data challenges is required.
    • Knowledge of cloud storage, cloud computing, data centre operations is desirable.
    • Knowledge of scripting languages like bash, Perl and Python is highly desirable.
    • Exceptional verbal & written English communication skill.
    • Experience working with cross-functional and remote teams.
    • Demonstrated experience in handling technical issues with customer's installation
    • Experience and flexibility in working across countries and different time zones.
    • A bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent.
    • A dynamic person with Master’s degree in the relevant field with excellent academic record and right attitude, with no experience will also be considered.

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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