Compute Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA 94111

Posted: 08/21/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 14049

Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Software Engineer - Performance to join our team at our client s site in San Francisco, California.


Compute Platform Software Engineer

This is a scaling project that is being developed and will affect millions of users across the world. We are looking for experienced developers who are thought thinkers and enjoy working with newer technologies to contribute to its success.

As a member of the Compute Platform team, you will participate in our cloud initiative to build from scratch a platform and core backend micro services to support its business activities. You will develop a ground-breaking cloud service around Kubernetes that will run a wide range of workloads, from Big Data, AI/Machine learning to 5G.


Experience and skills:

  • A B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or any related discipline. An M.Sc. is a plus
  • Good software development experience in Golang or advanced experience in languages, including C, C++, Java, Python, JavaScript
  • Knowledge and implementation level experience with AWS cloud SW tools/services such as EKS, EC2, ECS, VPC, R53, ALB, RDS, IAM, etc...
  • Good experience with containers and orchestration using Kubernetes and Docker
  • Good experience working on large-scale distributed application development
  • Comfortable with build and release tools such as Git/Github/Gerrit and experience in deployment best practices
  • A high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work remotely, managing your own time and setting sensible priorities
  • Experience participating in open source communities as a contributor, committer, or maintainer is a plus
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Strong logical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel internationally for up to a week at a time


Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.


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