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Staff Engineer

Santa Clara, CA

MapR is looking for a seasoned and passionate software engineer in test to lead in deliver industries most innovative and big data platform. We're looking for candidates who enjoy not just working in an agile environment, but also learning and sharing collaboratively with engineers. Hands-on experience with Linux/Unix as well as strong fundamentals in an object-oriented programming language is a MUST. Candidates must have a proven record of working effectively on different concurrent projects and the ability to communicate with various stakeholders cross-functionally.

The successful candidate will be directly responsible for identifying the most effective way to identify, code and execute test plans for different innovative features being built at MapR.  They are expected to be self-motivated and obsessed with improving product quality through rigorous testing of MapR's product suite on different benchmarks.

As a Staff Engineer at MapR for the Apache Drill project, you are directly responsible for identifying a most effective way to extend the test coverage, design and implement exhaustive test plans and automation development.

  • Identify the exhaustive test plan to cover the feature testing, execute the test plans and add test code to automation
  • Identify use case based integration test plan, execute and automate the test code
  • Identify and implement tools to address test code coverage, memory leak analysis, product breakpoint discovery
  • Manage nightly and release regression cycle, collaborate with engineers and implement most effective regression analysis process
  • Actively participate with product management and product development team for product planning, design, and delivery
  • Work closely with the development team to analyze, debug and resolve issues
  • Deliver consistently in a fast-paced environment, giving attention to detail even under high-pressure situations
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience testing and automating enterprise products with Database/SQL as a core technology
  • 3+ years of hands experience writing test code in Java or scripting language (Python/Perl)
  • 3+ years of experience with Unix/Linux OS, deep understanding of system software
  • Prior technical hands-on experience building test framework using tools such as TestNG
  • Experience with Quality Assurance and testing methodologies, and familiarity with defects reporting reports standardization, and entrance and exit criteria definition
  • Excellent understanding of programming and prior coding experience using Java or C/C++ or Python
  • BS degree in EE, Computer Engineering or CS is required, a graduate degree is desired

About MapR Technologies, Inc.:

MapR Technologies, a provider of the industry's next generation data platform for AI and Analytics, enables enterprises to inject analytics into their business processes to increase revenue, reduce costs, and mitigate risks. MapR addresses the data complexities of high-scale and mission-critical distributed processing from the cloud to the edge, IoT analytics, and container persistence. Global 2000 enterprises trust the MapR Data Platform to help them solve their most complex AI and analytics challenges. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP, and other leading businesses are all part of the MapR ecosystem. For more information, visit


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