Sr.Lead Software Engineer

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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

Job Summary:


We are looking for a Sr.Lead Software Engineer for our RED Storage engineering team who will architect, design, build, manage and deliver components of RED software storage solution:

  • Design and implement critical distributed storage components including global file system namespace and high availability services (i.e. erasure coding, backup-recovery, snapshots and deduplication)
  • Drive design discussions, build prototypes and contribute to deliver high quality products
  • Conduct code reviews and improve scalability, reliability and performance of RED solutions
  • Collaborate with your teammates and integrate a group of passionate developers in an outcome oriented environment.




  • 10+ years of experience of software development with file systems, concurrency, multithreading, server architectures and distributed systems.
  • Excellent hands-on software development experience 5+ on scale-out and high availability storage solutions.
  • Experience in developing and debugging at system level C/C++, particularly for Linux/UNIX computing environments.
  • Knowledge of parallel file system solutions (Lustre, GPFS), NVM storage technology or distributed key-value storage systems are highly appreciated
  • BS/MS/Ph.D in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent degree/experience.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to high quality deliverables.
  • Strong team player with good communication skills and should be self-starter.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to independently prioritize, multitask, and work under deadlines in a fast paced environment.


The ideal candidate has knowledge of and experience in several of the following subjects:

  • Parallel file system solutions (ex. Lustre, GPFS) or distributed files systems (ex. NFS)
  • Low-latency, high-bandwidth High-Performance Computing (HPC) networks
  • NVME and NVMEoF storage technology
  • HPC application programming models
  • Common HPC I/O interfaces and libraries (ex. POSIX, MPI-IO, netCDF / PnetCDF, HDF5)
  • Linux kernel internals
  • Memory mapped IO (mmap), event-driven and lock-free programming concepts
  • Distributed key-value storage systems (memcached)

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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