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Joining the General Sentiment team provides a unique and exciting opportunity to play a crucial role for a fast-growing technology company in a new and emerging market. All applicants must be extremely talented, motivated and eager to work with an inspired team.
Java Engineer – Systems
Brookville, NY

General Sentiment is seeking a Software Engineer with the core responsibility of enhancing our production back-end, Hadoop-based system operating on Amazon EC2.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Design, implement and maintain scalable and fault-tolerant back-end server systems
  • Work with the latest open source technologies, including Hadoop and Java
  • Self-start side projects that contribute to General Sentiment’s product offerings and growth
  • Maintain and improve production operations, including Hadoop MapReduce jobs running on Amazon EC2
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Computer Science or related field (in lieu of degree, four years of relevant work experience)
  • Proficiency in Java, Python, Bash programming in Unix/Linux environment
  • The ability to thrive in a startup environment
  • Previous experience with Hadoop and/or AWS
  • Comfortable building Hadoop clusters, coding in Java with Hadoop, administrering clusters in EC2
  • Knowledge of hosting, deploying, testing and monitoring applications and servers, including the latest tools in AWS
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Java Engineer Junior – Systems
Brookville, NY

General Sentiment is seeking a Junior Software Engineer with the core responsibility of enhancing our production back-end, Hadoop-based system operating on Amazon EC2.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Design, implement and maintain scalable and fault-tolerant back-end server systems
  • Work with the latest open source technologies, including Hadoop and Java
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Computer Science or related field (in lieu of degree, four years of relevant work experience)
  • Good knowledge in Java, Python, Bash programming in Unix/Linux environment
  • The ability to thrive in a startup environment
  • Previous experience with Hadoop and/or AWS
  • Understanding of Hadoop clusters, coding in Java with Hadoop
  • Knowledge of hosting, deploying, testing and monitoring applications and servers
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Java Software Engineer – Web Applications
Brookville, NY

Help General Sentiment build the next-generation social intelligence platform. As a Web Applications Engineer, you will specialize in building responsive and elegant Web UIs with AJAX and similar technologies.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work with existing UI developers, and build the next phase of General Sentiment products
  • Work closely with the rest of the engineering team to integrate and deploy new technologies and processes
  • Self-start side projects that contribute to General Sentiment’s product offerings and growth
Preferred Qualifications
  • Smart, great coder, motivated self-starter and quick learner
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field (in lieu of degree, four years of relevant work experience)
  • Development experience in server-side technologies, such as Java and Python
  • JS/HTML/CSS experience and an interest in user interface design
  • Web application development experience, including knowledge of MVC or related frameworks
  • The ability to thrive in a startup environment
  • Object-oriented Javascript skills
  • Working knowledge of UI libraries, such as JQuery and JavaScript MVC frameworks like Backbone.js
  • Knowledge of hosting, deploying, testing and monitoring applications ans servers, including tools on AWS
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