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Software Developer (Univa Grid Engine) at Univa
Regensburg, DE
Univa is currently seeking a Software Developer for our Product Engineering team specializing in distributed computing. The Univa Grid Engine software is written predominantly in C using Posix threads and is deployed by our customers in the biggest data centers worldwide. We continue to integrate and support cutting-edge cloud and virtualization technologies. If gdb, dbx and QA are not just acronyms for you and you are looking to grow your skills with experienced, leading edge technologists and a proven leadership team, your search is over.


Work with Product Management, Support, Sales Engineering and customers to understand product requirements and design and implement suitable solutions

Own the lifecycle of products or product modules

Evolve the products, their architecture and their implementation to meet business requirement and technology trends

Integrate the products with Univa or 3rd party products and technologies

Ensure quality and scalability of the product

Develop robust schedules and deliverables on time

Conduct product knowledge transfers to Support and Sales Engineering

Provide backline assistance for critical customer escalations


Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline

2 to 4 years, or more of experience as a software engineer

Strong C/C++ programming skills

Python, Perl or other interpreter languages skills

A good understanding of the challenges in programming complex multithreaded (Posix threads) or parallel software. gdb and dbx are not just acronyms for you.

Sound knowledge of Unix-like operating systems (e.g. Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS/X)

Strong analytical and root cause analysis skills

Strong team player who is willing to learn and understand the needs of the business and how you and your skills will help achieve company objectives

Experience using common development tools such as source control repositories (cvs, svn, git) , and bug tracking tools (e.g. JIRA)

Ability to ramp up quickly and great team skills

Fluent English languages skills (oral and written) are required

German language skills would be ideal

Desired but Non-Essential Skills and Experience

Experience with Distributed Workload Management Systems such as Grid Engine or LSF

Cloud service providers such as Amazon EC2, Google, Azure, Penguin POD, Rightscale and Rackspace

Modern web-scale infrastructure technologies such as Kubernetes, Swarm, Apache Mesos, Hadoop, Spark, Chronos, Marathon, Aurora or similar tools

Microsoft Windows operating system family programming skills

Container technologies such as Docker and Rocket

Experience using Vagrant or Packer

Web services and JavaScript programming experience

Virtualization software such as VMWare, VirtualBox or Xen

Some experience with databases such as Oracle, BerkeleyDB, Postgres, or MySQL