[Jobposts] Job posting for Makara Inc.

Ali Hyde ahyde at makara.com
Tue Nov 2 22:02:07 UTC 2010

Software Architect, Linux Systems Programming
(Redwood City, CA--USA)

Are you excited by the idea of a totally fresh approach to launching enterprises into the cloud? Is it time for you to share your Linux architecture and programming expertise at the system level in the name of making the cloud more accessible to enterprises?

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer/Architect with strong back-end, server development experience and excellent skills in Linux systems programming. Solid and recent C programming skills, along with C++ and Java, are required. You will play a critical role in the development of Makara's 1.0 product by joining at this early stage. Technical lead responsibilities are a part of the role. Our product is built on Open Source technology and we value the know-how for finding novel Open Source tools to use in our development.

We are headquartered in Redwood City, just one block from Caltrain. The commute from either San Jose or San Francisco is under 30 minutes by train.

· BSCS/BSEE with 6+ years of experience in the software development space
· 2+ years of experiencing leading a complex software development project
· Strong and current C, C++, and Java/OOP skills
· In-depth and recent Linux system programming experience
· Thorough knowledge of the Linux OS
· Strong background working with distributed, scalable, high-performance products
· Experience scripting in Python or a similar scripting language
· Familiarity with accomplishing system administration tasks using bash

Highly Desirable
· Expertise in back-end software development for web applications
· Background in virtualization/enterprise products
· Previous experience using Open Source technology

Makara is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse workforce.

*At this time, we are focusing on local (San Francisco Bay Area candidates) who are US citizens or possess a Green Card--possibly an H1B transfer). Telecommuting? A possibility (occasionally) after 3+months.

Thank you!

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