Platform Engineer (Alpine Data)

Job Description: 

The Platform Engineer is a full-stack role responsible for the infrastructure and frameworks of our data science platform. You will build components that support the execution of algorithms and data access, integrating technologies including Hadoop, Spark, and MPP databases.


  • Evolving our plug-in framework to create a marketplace of scalable analytic tools
  • Developing massively-scalable machine learning algorithms on Spark
  • Designing and building a data access layer to simplify access to Big Data formats (Parquet, Avro, Hive, and more)
  • Integrating interactive data visualizations with analytical workflows
  • Applying data science to data science

You will work with our entire technology environment, which includes:

  • Hadoop (various flavors) + Spark
  • Databases (many)
  • Scala and related systems (SBT, Spray, Akka)
  • RESTful APIs

We are looking for people with:

  • Two+ years of experience in software development (role commensurate with experience)
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate in a dynamic team
  • Understanding or experience of Big Data technologies
  • Passion to learn new technologies, solve problems, and deliver customer-centered solutions that make you proud




Job posted 1/19/2016