Job: Director of Storage | Seapoint PartnersSeapoint Partners

Job: Director of Storage

Title Director of Storage
Categories Software Engineering
Location Seattle
Job Information

Director of Storage is a hands on leader guiding a team responsible for complex distributed systems with a focus on storage, file systems, data replication, and availability. We use agile development techniques, and our system is built primarily using open source software and languages, including Linux and Python. Experience with these technologies along with relational databases and scale-out architectures is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet scalability, availability, and performance goals for a system providing petabytes of virtual storage
  • Work closely with a talented team of engineers and architects
  • Rapidly build and evolve major features in collaboration with product management
  • Help resolve major customer technical issues
  • Communicate with management and customers
  • Research and experiment with key technologies, architectures, and standards

Required Background and Skills

  • BS in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • 8+ years experience designing and implementing complex and fault tolerant distributed systems
  • Deep knowledge of storage, file systems, SANs, RAID technologies, and data replication
  • Deep knowledge of concurrency control, data structures, algorithms, and scale-out software architectures
  • Strong skills in analyzing, measuring, and optimizing scalability and performance
  • Experience using hypervisors
  • Experience with database systems, transaction management, and object relational mapping concepts
  • Self directed and a great team member
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