Principal Software Engineer – Spark​ (MapR)

MapR is the top ranked provider of Hadoop, NoSQL and SQL-on-Hadoop offerings by combining the best-of-breed open-source technologies with MapR’s enterprise-grade Data Platform.

Apache Spark is emerging compute platform that provides unsurpassed speed for batch and real-time analytics, stream processing, graph computations and machine learning. We are looking for a hands-on engineer to help make MapR’s Spark distribution to be the fastest, most resilient, secure and easiest-to-use by leveraging the unique architectural advantages of our Platform. To learn more about MapR platform please visit:

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver industry’s best Apache Spark offering performance, integration and ease of use.
  • Define, execute and optimize performance benchmarks through product innovation
  • Provide seamless experience for administrators, developers and business users
  • Evangelize Spark via meetups, blogs, user-groups, and key customer accounts

What you’ll get in return:

  • Working with an extremely talented team in a fast-paced environment
  • Get your hands dirty on internals of Apache Spark
  • Opportunity to work in fast growing community of Apache Spark and adjacent products
  • Working in a high-growth market in a late-stage pre-IPO startup

Relevant skills & experience:

  • Demonstrated success in distributed systems, streaming and event processing products
  • Passionate about performance and wowing the customer
  • BS or PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

About MapR:

At MapR, we provide the industry’s only converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, enabling customers to harness the enormous power of their data. In other words, we provide game-changing technology that’s redefining enterprise computing. Don’t just be part of the big data community—join MapR and help drive it!

MapR Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.



Job posted 5/18/2016