Hands on Director of Scala Software Development

Atlanta, GA
Oct 12, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Overview - Decooda, an exciting big data, analytics, and data science technology startup building its team in Atlanta. We are seeking development experts for our core technologies team. Candidates should have a broad experience in various technologies and a complete understanding of the software development lifecycle. Our engineering efforts will be focused on both back-end development of our own Big Data platform and our Cognitive Analytics Engine that we provide to our Fortune 50 clients to deliver real-time business intelligence from all/any social media, enterprise, third-party, IoT and machine data

Job Description - Decooda is seeking a hands-on Director of Software development that will oversee team application development activities and be responsible for new development and maintenance of software products and features. If you are a curious and innovative high-achiever that is interested in leveraging game-changing technologies to solve big challenges and turn the world on its head, then Decooda may be the place for you.

Location - 3340 Peachtree Rd NE #1010 - Atlanta, GA 30326

Candidate Profile
  • Leadership experience managing a team of developers consisting of local and off-shore resources
  • Technical strength in SDLC, API Development and back-end development and data processing

  • Direct development teams in the development, implementation, and maintenance of applications
  • Manage the SDLC, deployments, and day to day builds
  • Prioritize, manage and schedule bug fixes and feature requests
  • Support management with their key initiatives requiring software development, prototypes and proof of concepts

  • Must know Scala
  • Must have green card or be a US citizen
  • 8+ years of relevant software development experience
  • 4+ years of managing developers
  • Proficient in Agile/Scrum Methodology
  • Manage and work with offshore and distributed teams
  • Technical experience with Scala, JavaScript, NodeJS, Python, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Spark, Storm, Hadoop, SQL, HTML, CSS, Linux, AWS, Docker
  • Understanding of Microservices, Serverless Architectures, Continuous Integration

Knowledge of the following is a plus:
  • Big data processing
  • Massive parallel processing
  • Distributed computing
  • Graph databases (Ie: Neo4j)
  • FPGA and GPU.

Company Description
Decooda is a rapidly evolving AI based market insights company. Our mission is to turn big data into actionable insights that enable marketing and sales teams to identify insights and behavior that can drive real-time consumer targeting and engagement. We achieve our goals through a combination of developing cutting-edge cognitive analytics, massive parallel processing approaches, and creative deep learning and artificial intelligence techniques.

Widespread interest and sustained calls for our product means that we are currently seeking to expand our team. We have several open positions to support our growth.

Atlanta, GA


Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:01:14 PDT