[FRPythoneers] Seeking Python developers at Starboard Storage Systems

Chris Alaimo chris.alaimo at starboardstorage.com
Tue Jan 29 22:21:09 MST 2013

Starboard Storage Systems in Broomfield is currently seeking Python
developers.  Here's a link to the job description:

Job Title: Software Engineer - Storage Systems

Location: Parsippany, NJ or Broomfield, CO

Reports to: VP of Engineering

The Job: Build the system software for our cutting-edge hybrid storage

About you:
. You love to build great products, and view software as one of the many
tools in your toolbox
. You can put the customer's hat on to see the product through their eyes
.You enjoy writing in high-level languages like Python or Ruby

Must haves:
. 5+ years of software development experience in a product development
. Excellent experience programming in Python, Ruby, Java, C++, or related
. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
. Experience developing system software for disk-based storage systems
. Familiarity with core technologies of modern storage subsystems such as
RAID, SAN, NAS, snapshots, replication, high-availability
. Ability to learn quickly
. Comfortable with a startup environment
. Ability to translate business goals into own work assignments
. Ability to succeed with little management direction
. Strong oral and written communication skills
. Use best practices to document and write quality software.  Focus on
testing is extremely important
. Encourages and accepts personal feedback
. Can use judgment to solve problems where protocol might not exist

Nice to haves:
. Familiarity with MVC design patterns and web-based user interfaces
. Experience building scalable APIs
. Desire to collaborate with off-shore development partners
. Commitment to Test-driven Development
. Experience working in an Agile development environment
. Desire to debate and explore new technologies

. Work with a team of storage industry experts to design and develop the
system software for a state-of-the-art storage virtualization platform
. Design and implement software modules in the control plane and front-end
server-side management interface
. Support products through various stages of development
. Write test plans to verify the product meets the requirements.  Design
and develop comprehensive regression tests

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