Senior Software Engineer

Job Locations US
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DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively-scalable storage platforms and solutions. 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 Senior Software Engineer for our RED Storage engineering team who will design, build and deliver components of RED software storage solution:

  • Participate at the implementation of critical distributed storage and network components
  • Drive design discussions, build prototypes and contribute to deliver high quality products
  • Conduct code reviews and improve scalability, stability, reliability and performance of RED solutions
  • Collaborate with your teammates and integrate a group of passionate developers in an outcome oriented environment.


  • 7+ years of experience years of software development experience with file systems, concurrency, multithreading, server architectures and distributed systems.
  • Experience in developing and debugging at system level C/C++, particularly for Linux/UNIX computing environments.
  • Experience in one or multiple of the following subjects:
    • Familiarity and good understanding of NVMEoF and SPDK;
  • Network programming such as OFED stack including: TCP, IB Verbs and Libfabric providers;
  • 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.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to independently prioritize, multitask, and work under deadlines in a fast paced environment.

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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