Lead Software Engineer

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Office: Pune
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DataDirect Networks (DDN.com) is a leading global provider of data storage and data management solutions at scale. We accelerate AI and High Performance Computing workflows and applications in data centers, private and public clouds, and at the edge. Thanks to our technology, over 11,000 customers realize significant efficiencies in their GPU and CPU compute farms, substantially reducing their data center power consumption and footprint. Utilizing highly optimized flash technology and AI-enabled software, our products power some of the largest and most demanding customers in the world in fields such as autonomous driving, AI chatbots, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, energy, government, public sector, and research institutions, as well as generative AI and data analytics applications.

Job Description



DataDirect Networks Inc. (DDN) engineering organization is seeking a Senior Software Developer/Engineer based in Pune, India - for the development of DDN Monitoring Platform. The candidate must have proven development experience with technical leadership qualities, effective communication skills and a self-starter. In addition, the candidate must collaborate with other teams and individuals worldwide to quickly learn DDN products/technology/setup & configuration. The candidate must be able to leverage and integrate the monitoring, health-check and alerting aspects around each of the respective DDN products.



  • Design and develop in JavaScript and Python/GoLang under tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Define and articulate technical designs with the appropriate details.
  • Full application development from design to development to testing to deployment
  • Participate in technical reviews throughout the course of development.
  • Architecture and troubleshooting of system level components [web server, application server, database or etc]
  • Undertake Research based technical tasks: Define research approach, Document results and Derive conclusions. Should be able to design a solutions based on the research conducted.
  • Mentor junior developers
  • Support product deployment and production defect resolution in a timely manner.


  • Accountable and highly motivated with solid people skills.
  • 10+ years’ experience software development and product support
  • Expert knowledge of the following programming languages: Javascript, Python/GoLang
  • Strong Linux development and deployment skills including but not limited to bash scripting.
  • Knowledge of ISO and RPM creation and deployment.
  • Experience with CentOS/Red Hat distribution. 
  • Full understanding of OS principles and architecture of real time systems.
  • Expert Level Web development skills (HTML/CSS, Javascript libraries)
  • Broad range of experience with open-source components including Javascript-based, and Python-based.
  • Experience designing and developing restful web services and API.
  • Experience with ORM and Java Streams mapping - PL/SQL, SQL, NOSQL.
  • Experience with Python Unit-Test
  • Knowledge of Cassandra
  • Experience working with Scrum Agile
  • Experience using source control, GIT preferred
  • Experience with defect trackers, Rally preferred
  • Experience with build tools such as Python -Fabric
  • Experience using continuous integration tools, Jenkins preferred
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written English)


  • Understanding of Ubuntu/Debian/Fedora
  • Knowledge of frameworks such as NodeJS, Meteor framework, Angular
  • Experience with data mining, Hadoop or map-reduce algorithms
  • Experience with Amazon Cloud for automated VM provisioning, setup and testing.
  • Strong understanding of network principles, topology, load balancing, routing desired.
  • Knowledge of storage systems, file systems and big data challenges
  • Knowledge of cloud storage, cloud computing, data center operations is desirable.

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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