Python Developer

Python Developer

Apply Now

Job DescriptionHelp bring massive, scalable storage to the world at large. Build on top of OpenStack. Write Python. Change the world!We are looking for a talented and energetic software developer to help us free the world from expensive, proprietary data storage solutions. To do this, we're leveraging OpenStack, one of the most important Open Source projects in existence. We're one of the most active contributors to Swift, OpenStack's object storage system. Swift is all Python, as is the rest of our stack. Do cool things in the language that you love!As an engineer here, you'll work at all levels of our stack, and take on tasks that will challenge you and broaden your capbilities. In any given week, you might:

  • Create new data placement algorithms and contribute them to open-source Swift
  • Figure out how to scalably monitor data streaming in from thousands of storage nodes
  • Improve the workflow of our Controller app by analyzing clickstreams and support tickets
RequirementsWe hire primarily for talent rather than highly specific skills, but you will definitely get our attention if you
  • Are (demonstrably) a Python or Django wizard
  • Have experience writing and maintaining distributed systems
  • Have made significant contributions to storage or database software