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Careers at WEKA

WEKA is growing fast! We’re looking for smart, dedicated, driven individuals that want to help the world’s most innovative organizations solve complex data management challenges.

Be part of something big at WEKA

We envision a future without compromise for our customers, so we’re creating a novel approach to data management that’s purpose-built for performance-intensive workloads in the cloud and AI era. We’re a pre-IPO, growth-stage company on a hyper-growth trajectory. We’ve raised $275M in capital and are backed by dozens of leading venture capital and strategic investors. Our flagship product, the WEKA® Data Platform, is helping hundreds of the world’s leading research organizations and enterprises—including eight of the Fortune 50—to achieve first-to-market results with AI, machine learning, and high-performance computing. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey.

The WEKA Way

Innovate

Innovation is in our DNA. We’re committed to developing next-generation data solutions for our customers that don’t require compromises and challenge the status quo.

Collaborate

We are aligned on a common vision and work together to find solutions. Individually, we move boulders. As a team, we move mountains.

Persist

We’re helping to solve our customers’ most complex data challenges, and we won’t stop until they’re successful.

Grow

We strive to hire the best people and help to grow and develop their skills so they can advance their careers.

Play

We make time to have fun, laugh, learn, and celebrate our successes together.

Thrive

We believe in balancing hard work with time to rest, restore, reflect, and savor a job well done.

Check Out Our Open Positions

Senior Software Engineer, Platform

About The Position

Weka is a fast-growing startup developing the world’s fastest and most scalable data platform. WEKA lives anywhere the data does, whether on-premises, in the public cloud, or in a hybrid environment, and was built from the ground up to meet the diverse needs of modern data workloads.

At Weka, we are constantly putting our technology and ourselves to the test to solve today’s biggest data storage challenges while enabling heightened productivity.

We currently enable Fortune500 companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible, achieve breakthrough innovations, and solve previously unsolvable problems. Want to join the ride?

What makes a Wekkie?

If you have a positive “can-do” attitude, a relentless curiosity about all things tech, and you thrive on pushing limits and breaking barriers, you’ll fit right in at Weka! 

We’re a super friendly bunch who support each other, promote best practices, and we always encourage collaboration and sharing ideas. Even on rainy days, our sunny spirits shine through. And as we grow, we’re inviting those who are like us to join in the fun!

What you’ll be doing:

As our new Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be joining the Platform group. This group of highly-experienced and detail-oriented engineers proudly owns the network stack, storage stack, task scheduling infrastructure and more.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll: 

  • Play an active role in creating jaw-dropping designs, writing impressively efficient code, and conducting collaborative code review;
  • Share fresh ideas and architectural guidance for our core areas of distributed computing, high-performance storage, and cloud computing; and
  • Challenge our benchmarks with performance testing around IO and storage throughput.

Requirements

  • Mastery of low-level C/C++ development in Linux user space or kernel-space with a vast experience in performance-sensitive code
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with software development on Linux based systems
  • Familiarity with network concepts and protocols (UDP, TCP, InfiniBand, Ethernet, RDMA).

It's nice if you have:

  • Experience with DPDK and SPDK
  • Knowledge of storage systems and SSDs
  • Kernel driver development know-how
  • Previous experience with hardware interfaces
  • Prior involvement with deep networking (congestion control, bonding, VLAN, InfiniBand)
  • Familiarity with storage concepts (SMB, NFS, S3, SSD, NVMe, Linux filesystems).
  • Experience with the development of highly-distributed systems.
  • Experience with memory management concepts and entities in a multiprocessing system (cache, shared memory, numa, etc.)
  • Experience working on complex and large-scale and/or distributed systems, databases, or others


Concerned that you don’t meet every qualification above?

Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply for jobs if they don’t meet every qualification specified. At WEKA, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this position but are concerned that your past work experience doesn’t match up perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway – you may be just the right candidate for this or other roles at WEKA.

 WEKA is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Location

Tel Aviv, Israel

Department

R&D

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