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Team

James Malachowski - CEO & Co-Founder

James Malachowski co-founded our company and has served as CEO since the beginning. Before NodePrime, James worked at Dell in the Enterprise Solutions Group covering the largest Cloud, SaaS, and gaming companies. Before Dell, James spent 4 years at Cisco covering the public sector as a pre-sales engineer. James is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a BS in Electrical Engineering.



Nathan Rockhold - CTO & Co-Founder

Nathan Rockhold co-founded our company and has served as CTO since the beginning. Before NodePrime, Nate worked at Dell in the Enterprise Solutions Group covering the largest Cloud, SaaS, and gaming companies. Before Dell, Nate held various technical and software development roles for HP, Perot Systems, SAIC and the Department of Defense. Previously, Nate co-founded R-Cubed Technologies, a multi-million dollar provider of integrated Linux solutions for laptops, desktops and servers. Nathan is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics.



Derek Slayton - VP of Sales

Derek Slayton joined NodePrime in April of 2014 as our VP of Sales. Before NodePrime, Derek led the Large Enterprise Web|Tech vertical at Dell managing some of the most complex customers in the social media, gaming, and XaaS industries. He brings more than 15 years of experience in the technology industry, in areas ranging from servers, storage, networking and data protection software.



Bob Bae - VP of Platform Engineering

Bob Bae joined NodePrime in January of 2014 as our VP of Platform Engineering. Before NodePrime, Bob was a significant contributor to the early stage efforts of NetApp, Wind River and Aspera. Bob has been a software developer for over 30 years and has contributed to several diverse efforts including Call of Duty: Ghosts, The Mars Landers, and even a project that generates music from traffic data collected from sensors embedded in I-80 to name a few. Bob has a BS from Ohio State University.



John S. Dvorak - Lead Data Scientist

John S. Dvorak joined NodePrime in June of 2013 as our Lead Data Scientist. Before NodePrime, John went through Hack Reactor, an intense 3-month development bootcamp where he developed supercomputer.js, a distributed in-browser map-reduce client that was featured in WIRED magazine. Before Hack Reactor John held various roles in data science and SEO. John has a BA in Computational Linguistics from The Evergreen State College.



Elle Beal - Software Engineer - Frontend

Elle Beal joined NodePrime in August of 2013 as our Frontend Software Engineer. Before NodePrime, Elle went through Hack Reactor, an intense 3-month development bootcamp where she developed Reddit Insight, a data analysis and visualzation platform for Reddit that was featured in TechCrunch. Elle has a BS in Industrial Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.



Dr. Athan Reines - Data Scientist

Dr. Athan Reines joined NodePrime in September of 2013 as our Data Scientist. Before NodePrime, Athan was a Data Scientist at Decoded where he built data analytics and data visualization software. Athan has a PhD in Biological Physics from the University of Oxford and a BS in Physics, Mathematics and Philosphy from St. Peter's College.



Jared Hanson - Lead Software Engineer - Backend

Jared Hanson joined NodePrime in November of 2013 as our Lead Software Engineer. Before NodePrime Jared was a Software Engineer at Sifteo. Prior to Sifteo Jared was one of the first Engineers at Aspera (Acquired by IBM) where he worked on highly efficient file-transfer protocols and large-scale distributed systems. Jared is also the creator of Locomotive.js and Passport.js, the most widely adopted authentication framework for Node.js. Jared has as BS in Computer Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.



Vikhyath Marapadaga - Software Engineer - Backend

Vikhyath Marapadaga joined NodePrime in early 2014 as our Software Engineer. Before NodePrime Vik was a Software Engineer at NetApp where he helped build the first internal cloud offering that delivered shared compute and network services on demand for over 30,000 virtual machine deployments. Vik is Graduate of North Carolina State University at Raleigh with a MS in Computer Science.



Alyssa Kwan - Platform Engineer

Alyssa Kwan joined NodePrime in March of 2014 as our Platform Engineer. Before NodePrime, Alyssa was a Data Engineer at Nanigans. Alyssa has been developing big data platforms and solutions for almost 15 years, in a wide array of industries such as financial services, online advertising, and B2B marketing. Alyssa has a BS in Management Studies from Boston University.



David Mather - Intern - Data Analysis and Machine Learning

Also known as "Data Dave", David Mather joined NodePrime in summer 2013 as our Intern. Before NodePrime David was a Network Administration Intern at VMware. David is Graduating from UC Berkeley in May of 2014 with a BA in Computer Science.

Careers

Tired of working on legacy systems, or working with the same old conservative technologies? Join the NodePrime team build the next generation datacenter infrastructure platform. We offer great benefits - flexible work hours, competitive compensation, stock options, casual dress & work environment, Health/Dental/Vision benefits for all employees and eligible dependents, bring your dog to work, free beer, and last but not least, Unlimited Vacation!

To apply, send your resume to jobs@nodeprime.com


Platform Engineer - Big Data

Hadoop HDFS Hbase Java Python Bash

San Francisco, CA   apply


Responsibilities
  • Play a key role in scaling our existing data pipeline to handle 10x the data to match our current growth trajectory.
  • Build a real-time data pipeline that produces up-to-the-second analytics.
  • Consider next-generation hardware choices and configurations for our Hadoop clusters to optimize performance and reliability.
  • Build or choose open source tools to help other engineers access complex data more efficiently.
  • Passion and excitement for big data technologies and a strong desire to make meaningful contributions toward the next advances in big data.

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years developing production software with previous experience working on a large-scale distributed system.
  • At least 2 years of experience using big data systems and/or using big data for data analysis.
  • Solid understanding of distributed system concepts used in scaling big data technologies with exponential growth of data and speeding up queries.
  • In-depth understanding of inner workings of one or more of the big data technologies like (but not limited to) Hadoop, Hive, Storm, Cascading, Azkaban, HBase, Pig, Oozie, etc.
  • Excellent analytical skills to deliver meaningful and impact-driven insights using big data.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth start-up environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, initiative, and teamwork.
  • Proficiency in Bash/Python
  • Proficiency in Java

What we offer
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Competitive compensation package including stock and bonus.
  • Casual dress and flexible work environment.
  • Unlimited Vacation!
  • Health, dental, vision for all employees and eligible dependents.
  • Bring your dog to work.
  • Free Beer!
apply


Senior Systems Engineer

UNIX/Linux Python Perl PHP Bash TCP/IP

San Francisco, CA   apply


If you are excited about systems engineering, this is an opportunity to work on this technology full-time. As a systems engineer, you'll be responsible for ensuring that NodePrime’s infrastructure is available, reliable, and fast, at all times. You must be able to work independently and multi-task among several concurrent problems, perform triage and prioritization as necessary through the exercise of discretion and independent judgment. This person is a self-starter with a strong sense of responsibility and problem ownership who can commit to driving issues to completion; someone who can adapt quickly, and is capable of compiling together working solutions across a broad technology stack and working with engineering teams on long-term fixes.

Responsibilities
  • Apply in-depth systems analysis to project-based work, design solutions to issues, and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Strategize with the engineering team on complex problems, and make decisions and recommendations about systems improvements after analyzing possible courses of conduct.
  • Design and improve automation and tools for systems management, including development of scripts for our automated remediation framework, and build tools to help service owners and fellow engineers maintain the infrastructure.
  • Independently learn new technologies and master the NodePrime infrastructure so that you can provide 'full stack' diagnostics, when necessary, to help determine the root cause of internal problems.
  • Communicate effectively with fellow engineers, and describe problems precisely with sufficient detail that you can hand-off an ongoing problem to another team or a peer for completion.
  • Accurate information transfer and positive engagement with other teams is a vital responsibility.
  • Perform periodic on-call duty as part of a team maintaining the availability and performance of the NodePrime Infrastructure and APIs, as well as the various internal services and systems that these core interfaces depend on.
  • Perform software installations and documentation.
  • Manage configuration changes for the deployed systems.

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or related field.
  • Experience with distributed UNIX/Linux systems administration and performance tuning.
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking and switching.
  • Proficiency in Python, PHP, Perl, or Bash for operations scripts and text processing is expected. Python experience is preferred.
  • Troubleshooting skills that range from diagnosing low-level hardware issues to large-scale failures within datacenter clusters.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience with network management systems and network monitoring tools such as Nagios, Ganglia, and/or Cacti.
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced environment, resolving multiple interrupt-driven priorities simultaneously.
  • Experience with Incident management.
  • Experience with load balancing, storage and clustering technologies.

What we offer
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Competitive compensation package including stock and bonus.
  • Casual dress and flexible work environment.
  • Unlimited Vacation!
  • Health, dental, vision for all employees and eligible dependents.
  • Bring your dog to work.
  • Free Beer!
apply


Backend Engineer - Javascript

Javascript Node.js NoSQL UNIX/Linux

San Francisco, CA   apply


Responsibilities
  • Tack record of expertise in design, implementation, and troubleshooting of software optimized for large-scale environments.
  • You thrive on learning and applying new technologies.
  • You’re capable of managing your time well and working efficiently and independently.
  • Expertise in developing high-quality, object-oriented code in Node.js deployed on Linux/Unix.
  • Expertise in CouchDB, Hadoop, MapReduce, and related NoSQL distributed systems.
  • Expertise with Express framework.
  • Well-versed in automated testing with experience using test frameworks.
  • Strong system and application troubleshooting skills.
  • Exposure to agile development practices and software.

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or related field.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with building distributed, real time systems capable of processing very large volumes of requests.
  • Experience in using open source products.
  • Experience in multi-threaded and network programming.
  • Experience with REST, SOAP, and JSON.
  • Experience with Paas or Iaas (Heroku, Joyent, Rackspace, Amazon Web Services, etc).
  • Ops or DevOps experience (this is an engineering position, but it helps to know what it’s like on the ops side of things)

What we offer
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Competitive compensation package including stock and bonus.
  • Casual dress and flexible work environment.
  • Unlimited Vacation!
  • Health, dental, vision for all employees and eligible dependents.
  • Bring your dog to work.
  • Free Beer!
apply


Database Engineer

MySQL MariaDB OpenTSDB HBase C/C++

San Francisco, CA   apply


If you are excited about MySQL and relational databases, this is an opportunity to work on this technology full-time. This position will be primarily responsible for managing and providing active support for all aspects of the NodePrime MySQL data set while helping to facilitate its continuous evolution from today's best in class to that of tomorrow.

Responsibilities
  • Develop or augment existing frameworks to automate as much as possible the administration of a growing MySQL installation.
  • Use existing frameworks to help maintain our ethos of moving fast by facilitating the installation, configuration, upgrades and schema deployment of a highly distributed MySQL cluster as if it were one on one server.
  • Contribute to the evolution of a best in class backup & recovery framework which accommodates the fast recovery of data.
  • Advise and support operation and engineering teams as necessary.
  • Quickly diagnose server problems and employ preventive measures to maintain high availability servers.

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or related field.
  • At least two years experience writing production level database code.
  • High degree of proficiency in Shell scripting (Bash, Awk, etc).
  • At least two years experience administering Innodb at scale.
  • High degree of proficiency in Linux administration.
  • Experience in benchmarking and performance evaluation of various permutations of hardware and software.
  • Proactively identify and eliminate single points of failure.
  • Strong understanding of the Innodb IO/storage model and tuning it for performance on Linux.
  • Experience with other RDBMS software and Hbase.
  • Proficiency in C/C++.
  • Insatiable hunger for learning.

What we offer
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Competitive compensation package including stock and bonus.
  • Casual dress and flexible work environment.
  • Unlimited Vacation!
  • Health, dental, vision for all employees and eligible dependents.
  • Bring your dog to work.
  • Free Beer!
apply


UI/UX Designer

Graphic Design Adobe Creative Suite CSS Javascript UI/UX

San Francisco, CA   apply


Responsibilities
  • Create beautiful, responsive, highly-functional user interfaces for web, mobile and/or software applications.
  • Quickly build prototypes, sketches, mockups and wireframes.
  • Information architecture doesn’t sound like a chore, but a necessary component to any data-driven site.
  • Comfortable with the design process at any stage. Ability to drive a project from concept to completion.
  • You’re a clear leader who can facilitate brainstorming and sketch sessions, as well as introduce and improve UX process cross-functionally.
  • You know how to utilize design critique to its fullest.
  • Leverage user research, usability testing and data analysis to inform your designs.
  • You see not only the page, but a full cohesive experience.
  • You meet complex problems with simple solutions.
  • Master communicator—both interpersonally and through your work.

Requirements
  • Gifted design aesthetic.
  • At least 4 years of professional experience.
  • BA/BS in Design (desired not required).
  • Viewable portfolio that clearly demonstrates who you are as a designer and your aesthetic.
  • Passion for web standards and emerging technologies.
  • Familiar with a wide variety of design and prototyping software.
  • Experience in an Agile development environment.

What we offer
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Competitive compensation package including stock and bonus.
  • Casual dress and flexible work environment.
  • Unlimited Vacation!
  • Health, dental, vision for all employees and eligible dependents.
  • Bring your dog to work.
  • Free Beer!
apply


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NodePrime, Inc.
1001 Mariposa St, Unit 206
San Francisco, CA, 94107


650.488.4420

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