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Software Engineer

Seattle, WA 98101

Posted: 04/17/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 18335

Position Title: Software Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA.

Job Requirements:
  • Oversee internal infrastructure for systems and services responsible for data ingestion, processing and consumption channels
  • Monitor capacity trends to prevent incidents, create and maintain dashboards and reports to synthesize and effectively present information
  • Develop future capacity plans by analyzing product growth trends and project roadmap
  • Help engineers by triaging and routing incoming capacity and reliability issues
  • Oversee A/B experiments in progress, owners, and rollout stage, assist engineers by correlating live site issues with A/B experiments in production
  • Proactively identify repeated investigations and automate them by using scripting and internal tools.

Job Qualifications:
  • 2+ years’ experience doing capacity planning for internet service
  • 2+ architectures years’ experience in at least one programming language
  • Ability to rapidly learn new development languages (PHP, Python, C++, and Java are all in heavy use)
  • Ability to pick up new software, frameworks and APIs quickly
  • Good knowledge of basic large-scale internet service architectures (such as load balancing, LAMP, CDN' s), even if you haven' t worked on one
  • Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Apache, memcached, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
  • BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record or equivalent experience

Must haves – 

1. Capacity planning: Load balancing and scaling. This will be the primary responsibility for this role. 
2. Python 
3. Experience in high-volume environment 

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates. 


Laura Garcia

I am a recruiter who works with people over the span of their careers. I have worked in Technical staffing for 17 years in the Puget Sound area primarily as well as nationally. I specialize in working with Technical/Engineering professionals in any area of Hardware or Software product development. I listen to what you are looking for, I am honest, forthright in giving feedback, and responsive and communicative through the hiring process. I am passionate about putting Vets back to work and Minorities in Engineering roles.

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