Senior Technical Program Manager (Big Data/Spark) – Cosmos DB Product Team
, multiple positions available Who We Are
We are the engineers on Azure Cosmos DB
. We believe that building a globally distributed database service from the ground-up which addresses the fundamental pain-points of developers, is an opportunity of a lifetime. If you share the same dream as us, come join us!What is Cosmos DB?
Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database. Azure Cosmos DB
was built from the ground up with global distribution, fine-grained multi-tenancy and horizontal scalability at its core. Cosmos DB started inside Microsoft as “Project Florence”
in 2010, with a mission to build a database that is truly designed for the cloud. Fast forward to today - Cosmos DB is one of the fasting growing services in Azure and is the de-facto database for the mission critical applications for both, Microsoft as well as, enterprises all around the world using Azure.
In Cosmos DB, we are constantly seeing to apply the best ideas from distributed systems, database, machine learning, information retrieval, networking, and security.Who You are
You have strong computer science fundamentals and are passionate about scale, quality, and performance. You are also passionate about business and customers. You have experience with systems like Spark, Databricks, Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB and now are ready to combine your passion for tech and business together. We are looking for a person who shares our “cosmic energy” to take our business to the next level. How can you tell if that’s you? You LOVE metrics, data, benchmarking, and forecasting. You’re always on the hunt to improve things (for customers or in a product), reduce waste in any given system, and you find simple, systemic fixes to improve them. You’re resourceful, finding ways to say “yes” to new customers, demand and opportunities. You inspire others to tackle super-difficult problems. Finally, you hunger to give customers what they want: globally-distributed, fast and predictable performance at-scale for their data needs.
- BS or higher in Computer Science or related discipline (or equivalent experience)
- Experience with Spark, Databricks
- Experience with MongoDB or Apache Cassandra/Datastax/ScyllaDB or HBase is a plus
- Growth mindset with a deep desire to learn and grow in responsibilities
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse culture.What You'll Do
Engage very deeply with customers to understand their needs and help them become successful on Cosmos DB. Grow and scale Cosmos DB business. Work very closely with engineers to deliver solutions that empower some of the largest companies in the world on Cosmos DB. Communicate to key stakeholders, partners including executives. Deliver both business models and engineering plans that brings value to our customers. Look for opportunities for monetization, operational improvements based on dataJoin the Cosmic mission and help us shape the future of distributed databases and solve the pain-points of developers writing planet-scale apps! How to Apply
Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
with pointers to the code you are most proud of.
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