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Hadoop Internals Engineer, Cloud Platform - SAP Altiscale Job

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Hadoop Internals Engineer, Cloud Platform - SAP Altiscale Job

Hadoop Internals Engineer, Cloud Platform - SAP Altiscale Job

Date: Oct 3, 2017

Location: Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 140790
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time




As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


SAP HANA Cloud Platform Big Data Service (BDS) is looking for creative software engineers who want to break new ground in the Hadoop world. We are looking for experienced and motivated software engineers to help us build highly scalable and robust next generation Hadoop stack needed for our multi-tenanted cluster. The right engineer will work on one or more components of the stack including Core (Common, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce), Pig, HCatalog, Oozie, Hive, HBase, and overall Hadoop performance.

If you are energized and excited about working on Open Source, difficult distributed systems problems, and creating the next generation of Hadoop infrastructure, come join us!


Your day to day responsibilities will involve, implementing features important to the BDS Hadoop infrastructure in core open source Hadoop. Additionally, you will be putting together new version of the BDS Hadoop Cloud from components in open source and deploying into our infrastructure. You will also troubleshoot problems in production for our deployed systems and pushing code changes necessary to fix problems back upstream into the community.

General responsibilities are:
* Architect, engineer, test, document, and deploy the core systems of the BDS Hadoop as a Service offering
* Improve and extend core components of the Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, YARN, Hive, Pig, Oozie, etc.) to work at scale on our multi-tenanted cluster
* Work with Product Management to understand, design, and implement core features and customer-driven enhancements
* Engage with customers to help them maximize the use of our services as part of a small and growing agile team


* 5+ years of software development experience
* Obsessive about great engineering and Open Source
* Expert level proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Java, Ruby, C/C++, Python
* Deep understanding and experience with Hadoop internals (MapReduce (YARN), HDFS), Pig, HCatalog, Oozie, Hive, HBase; Hadoop committer a big plus
* In depth understanding of two or more of:
* System schedulers, data storage and management, virtualization, workload management, availability, scalability and distributed data platforms, virtualization, security infrastructure


* BEng/BA in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience; Masters and PhD a plus.
* DevOps experience a plus
* Proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Java, Ruby, C/C++, Python
* Experience with build-chain tools, such as Maven, Jenkins, Git
* Proficiency with Linux, virtual machines, and open source tools/platforms
* Knowledge of SQL & No-SQL databases






To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.


SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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