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Job ID: JR0170192
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Beijing, Beijing CN
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

HPC Storage Sustaining Software Engineer

Job Description

Intel is seeking an experienced sustaining software engineer to join the Extreme Storage Architecture and Development division and work closely with the validation team to troubleshoot and fix reported defects. This sustaining engineer will also contribute to extend the test coverage of the core DAOS functionality. This role will contribute to develop and validate Intel's Exascale storage stack based on the open source Distributed Asynchronous Object Storage DAOS software. The end-to-end IO stack continues to add new features and be optimized to ensure throughput and IOPS requirements increase substantially. Demand will only increase in the coming years as our ability to collect and calculate data is ever-increasing.


Independently diagnose troubleshoot and implement solutions to defects reported against the core DAOS code. Receive customer input and resolve bugs and unique edge cases. Understand features from existing documentation and reading C source code. Communicate with commercial customers to clarify issues to drive to expedient resolutions. Understand features from existing documentation and reading C source code. Write code for performance and scalability. Maintain documentation of the code development. Write unit tests along with product code. Ability to work independently and as part of a globally distributed team.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent 5 years of experience as a software engineer.

Required skills: Proficiency in C programming. Experience with software debugging. Strong Linux development skills. Experience with distributed storage systems and filesystems such as Lustre or Ceph Expert knowledge of Redis HBase and LSM Tree. Familiarity with open source development tools and techniques including github and jenkins. This job requires a team player with good organizational planning skills and proven past success in completing large projects. Knowledge of Agile development methodologies.

Preferred qualifications: Architectural knowledge of scalable distributed system architectures. Knowledge of IO and network stacks RPCs. Good understanding of file system fundamentals including POSIX conformance. Familiar with a consensus algorithm such as Paxos or Raft. Working knowledge of FUSE.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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