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OCA Ventures

Sr. Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Job Title: Sr. Software Engineer

Location: Remote

Hiring Manager: Engineering Manager

Estimated salary range: $145,000 to $185,000
• The salary offered for this position will be based on a candidate’s experience and skill demonstrated during interviews and other evaluations

Ocient is searching for an experienced Software Engineer with strong problem-solving skills and a passion for low-level coding and performance optimizations. You will be working with industry-leading software architects to help implement and test a cutting-edge data warehouse.

You can work in our Chicago office or remotely from anywhere in the United States.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical field
  • 3+ years of industry experience writing code to solve complex problems using an object-oriented programming language (e.g. C++, Java, C#)
  • Familiarity with CPU architecture and assembly code.
  • Strong understanding and application of data structures and algorithms.
  • Some experience with C or C++ and Linux/Unix.
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently

An ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience architecting high performance, distributed systems
  • Ability to own and manage all risk associated with large complex problems
  • Strong technical leadership and communication skills
  • Experience configuring C/C++ build and test tools

About Ocient:

Ocient is a Chicago-based, venture-funded startup building a SQL compliant, exabyte-scale database platform that achieves better performance than Hadoop and NoSQL systems. It is a distributed system optimized for NVMe drives,100Gb+ networks and high core count processors and is written in C++. We are led by a management team with seven successful startup exits, including Cleversafe which was one of the largest software startup exits in Chicago’s history.