Technical Lead – Cloud, Java/Python, Databases

India - Chennai Ref #3129 12-Jun-2019

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.

We’re growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider.

Viasat was founded in 1986. Today, we have over 5500 employees globally and in the year ending March 2019, our revenues were ~$2.1 Billion.

Job Responsibilities
In this role, you will be part of a software development team tasked with specifying, designing, implementing, testing, installing, operating, troubleshooting, and continually optimizing our rapidly expanding portfolio of broadband services. You will lead software and database design, development and support, automated testing; work with the latest AWS services, and optimize as part of an evolving and fast growing business area, you will work within a multi-disciplinary team in a dynamic Agile development environment across numerous geographical locations. Given these dynamics, attributes like learning agility, building organizational relationships, communication, accountability, and emotional intelligence are also considered key job responsibilities.

Our team members enjoy working closely with each other utilizing an Agile development methodology. Priorities can change quickly, but our team members are able to stay ahead of deadlines to delight every one of our customers whether they are internal or external to Viasat.

Required Skills:
- 12+ Years of software development experience (Java or Python) with good knowledge of computer science fundamentals
- Experience in developing restful services with any of the frameworks such as Flask, Django, Express.js, or Spring ecosystem
- Working with database technologies in SQL or NoSQL, Query optimization, Fault tolerance
- Broad range of technology interests across different disciplines including computer and system architecture, web applications, Scalability, performance analysis, distributed systems design, and testing
- Familiarity with cloud computing concepts.
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering or equivalent technical background and experience
- 4+ years- experience as an architect in an enterprise grade high availability modern web applications environment
- Strong understanding of object oriented programming and software architecture.
- Strong understanding of the SDLC in an Agile/Scrum environment.
- Proven ability to successfully design, build, and deliver globally scalable software applications.
- Experience in successfully communicating with stakeholders, product management, and other key contributors.
- Experience with Linux and the Linux environment
- Ability to travel up to 10%

Preferred Skills: 
- Understanding of any ORM such as SQLAlchemy or Hibernate 
- Continuous Integration & Deployment (CI/CD) training or experience 
- Experience working effectively in Agile Scrum teams 
- Exposure to ETL frameworks ? Exposure to AWS
- Hands on experience with the Hadoop stack such as HDFS, MapReduce, Hbase, Pig, Hive, Oozie, Spark etc.

Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

8 plus years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

Indian Citizenship required

Clearance:

None

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