Senior Software Engineer, Python

Location: Markham, ON, Canada

Univa is one of the fastest growing software technology companies based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA, with offices in Markham, ON, Canada, and Munich and Regensburg, Germany. We have recently been awarded in 2013 by HPCWire for "Top 5 Vendors to Watch." The company has cultivated a fast-paced and challenging atmosphere that is truly rewarding.

Our software is the backbone of innovations that touch the daily lives of everyone such as engineering design simulations for smart phones, predictions for the earth's climate, aerodynamic simulations for Formula 1 race cars, visual effects for movies and new breakthroughs in drug discoveries.

Job Description

If you have the drive and motivation to work with a team of software developers to deliver cutting edge products to the Global 1000 business community, then please read on.

You will be part of a team designing, prototyping, implementing and testing next generation Cloud and Grid Solutions using Univa UniCloud, Univa Grid Engine and future products in development.

You must have a passion for delivering cutting edge technology ahead of the curve and before your competitors can beat you to it. You will work with a global team of technical professionals who have been delivering innovative virtualization, clustering, cloud and data center management solutions for almost 20 years.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in software development
  • 5 or more years experience with Python and associated python libraries and tools such as cherryPy or other Python based frameworks
  • Experience developing stand-alone command line applications in Python
  • LINUX operating system experience one of CentOS, RedHat, SuSE, Fedora
  • Software development tools such as: GIT, JIRA, Fisheye, Eclipse
  • Strong database experience in MySQL, or Postgres and experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Solid skills in Networking with TCP/IP

Skills That Would Be a Big Plus

  • 2 or more years experience with Enterprise Message Bus frameworks such as Redis, Kafka, 0MQ
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Exposure to node.js, Javascript, Bootstrap, Angular.js or other web frameworks

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Univa is an equal opportunity employer that offers employees competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • Healthcare, dental and vision care plans

The Culture

We are all dedicated to building Univa one employee at a time by hiring talented, creative, and motivated individuals. Every team member at Univa is empowered to contribute to our goals and each is given ownership in Univa - which creates a passionate work environment.

Being part of an emerging high-tech industry requires vision, passion, and creativity. The culture at Univa embraces all of these. Working for Univa means being surrounded by people who neither accept the status quo nor what 'worked in the past'. We do not encounter obstacles - only opportunities to do things a new way.

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