Senior Software Engineer, Big Data

  • 1plusX AG
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 11/02/2020
Full time Data Science Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

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1plusX’s mission is to place marketing messages, where they have the most impact. We think pinpointed targeting is the key to online marketing success. That’s why we designed a platform to create data insights to make online business measurably more successful. 1plusX software ingests data and learns from it to make predictions on how customers and future customers behave online.

We are looking for outstanding people! Are you an ambitious and energetic team player? Do you love working in an international team? If you are ready for a new challenge, then apply now and become part of our mission.

About the role

  • Make use of technologies and services offered by cloud platforms like AWS
  • Use of storage systems and large-scale query systems like Cassandra
  • Systematically work towards strict metrics (performance, resource usage, reliability)
  • Integrate various machine learning models and components
  • Work with, mentor and learn from a talented team of engineers

About you

  • 5+ years of experience in building large scale distributed systems
  • Experience with web-scale systems handling TBs of data with 100k+ qps at low latencies
  • In-depth knowledge in Scala, Java, or C++ and Python, Bash, or Perl
  • Advanced knowledge of databases and messaging systems (e.g. Couchbase, Kafka)
  • Advanced knowledge of modern architectural patterns e.g. REST, microservices, stream processing
  • Advanced knowledge of a batch processing framework e.g. Spark, Hadoop
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g. Git) and cloud technologies (e.g. AWS)
  • Interest in large scale data mining and machine learning is desirable
  • Knowledge of client-side technologies (e.g. JavaScript, Angular, React) is a plus
  • MSc/PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate well in English and to thrive in a peer-driven engineering culture

About 1plusX

1plusX is a Swiss high-tech company and a software-as-a-service leader that helps companies to effectively manage their customer and user data for online marketing success. We employ the brightest minds in the fields of machine learning and big data systems and use the latest scientific results to generate competitive and leading-edge technology. Operating from our offices in Switzerland, Germany and France we target the global market.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We base our recruitment decisions on qualifications, skills, knowledge, experience and essential business requirements regardless of race, religion, color, gender identity, age, disability status or sexual orientation.