Principal Software Engineer

Remote, Cambridge, MA · Job # 8925BK

This opportunity is for an engineer who loves technology. You are a perfectionist and each task that you take on is accomplished with the utmost elegant code. You excel and enjoy working in C++.

You will join a small but very visible team of dedicated and devoted engineers who are working on state-of-the-art technical challenges. This technology will enable large private and public organizations to understand their petabytes of data.

  • You have a strong desire to learn new & emerging technologies.
  • You will be writing high performance modern C++.

Your career has enabled you to possess the following:

  • Ten {10+} years of software engineering experience
  • Four (4) years of experience developing software in a multi-threaded system-level product, such as a parallel/distributed database server. 
  • Proficient with atomic instructions and the basic synchronization primitives: mutexes, semaphores, and condition variables. 
  • Four (4) years of experience developing software using C++.
  • Strong grasp of OS internals, particularly memory management.
  • Proficient at developing software on Linux.
  • Experience working independently, proactively defining project goals and milestones.
  • Excellent communication skills; this includes writing functional and design specs as well as defending and communicating ideas and proposals to others.
  • Strong desire to learn new & emerging technologies.

If you have the following knowledge, this would put your candidacy at the top of the pile.

  • SQL, SPARQL, Cypher or other graph database languages
  • Compiler design and C++ code generation
  • Graph Databases, Graph Algorithms, Machine Learning
  • Interprocess communication and the TCP/IP networking stack
  • Efficient access of data stored on disks, SSDs, cloud storage, and HDFS
  • Database Internals

 You will be paid handsomely. EQUITY

Unlimited vacation days. BCBS insurance

Will help with H1B VISA


Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States legally.

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