• Platform Architect/Principal Engineer

    Job ID
    2018-3983
    Location
    US-CA-San Jose
    Category
    R&D
  • About the Job

    Platform Architect/Principal Engineer

     

    8x8, Inc. a leader in the business communications services is developing next generation Cloud based unified communication technologies. To handle large scale of cloud based unified communication solution, it requires technology from just about every area of computer science, including distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, database, security, user interface design, etc. 

     

    8x8 Engineering is looking for a Senior Platform Architect to play a key role in defining architecture and implementing key pieces of the 8x8 Unified Communications Platform. The ideal candidate has a strong passion for innovation, extensive experience with large scale SaaS systems, and deep knowledge of micro service architecture and technologies.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Design, develop and enhance performance capabilities for our high-volume, low-latency mission-critical global systems and applications.
    • Manage performance and scalability initiatives for our SaaS platform.
    • Build performance test plans and generated benchmarks for product releases.
    • Write well designed, testable, efficient, reusable code; Experience with REST API's preferred.
    • Investigate and present technology solutions to improve performance across all 8x8 product

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Passionate about designing, analyzing and solving problems for large-scale distributed systems
    • Have 10-20 years of experience in software development and production operations
    • Have strong coding and scripting abilities (Python, Perl, Java, Javascript,C, Elixir, Erlang shell scripting)
    • Comfortable logging in to troubleshoot linux machines within complex distributed systems
    • Believe that Infrastructure as Code is the right way to manage production systems
    • Have systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
    • Experience with a variety of Public and Private Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Kubernetes) and are familiar with the industry landscape and trends
    • Experience building RESTful services
    • Deep understanding of micro services concepts
    • Experience using SDKs from one or more of the Public Clouds

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    About the Company

    ABOUT 8x8

    8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) ​is the trusted provider of secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions to more than 45,000 businesses operating in over 100 countries across six continents. 8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing. 

    ​In today’s competitive market 8x8 continues to deliver service excellence, with a consistent, innovative, cohesive, progressive and dynamic culture.

    For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, www.8x8.com/UK or connect with 8x8 on LinkedIn,

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    Additional Information

    8x8 is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

     

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