Senior Software Engineer – Platform

San Jose, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required is seeking a talented software engineer to join our core platform engineering group. S/he will design and own features within the Robin orchestration engine. Container (Docker, LxC), network (OVS, VxLAN) app/user management, Resource allocation, job/task management, template engine, API design/implementation are just some of the areas of focus. Eligible candidates should have experience developing server-side applications using thread-safe programming, database manipulation and asynchronous programming techniques.

About Robin Systems

Robin is a well funded enterprise software startup offering industry’s most sophisticated application automation platform. Robin simplifies deployment and management of big data, NoSQL, ML/AI, and database applications while significantly reducing infrastructure costs. We combine various technologies including containers (Docker, LxC), distributed storage, networking and application workflow management to deliver a revolutionary product to the market. We consistently amaze our customers with the functionality and usability of our product.


  • Design and implement core components of the orchestration stack
  • Optimize application for high performance
  • Built application bundles that help in provisioning BigData, NoSQL data pipelines


  • Very strong in Python (at least 5 years practical experience)
  • Very strong in server-side, multi-threaded programming
  • Very strong in data structures and algorithms
  • Asynchronous programming, REST APIs and Database design (SQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Familiar with how Big Data & NoSQL Apps are deployed and managed — Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB, Cassandra, Kafka, ElasticSearch, etc