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Sr Computer Scientist

Company: Adobe Systems Incorporated
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone-from emerging artists to global brands-everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

The challenge

Do you want to shape the future of how Adobe delivers personal experience at scale in real time? Are you interested in solving highly sophisticated big data problems with significant business impact?

Data Prep team has the charter of building highly scalable real time data processing and machine learning solutions that will power the rest of the Adobe Experience Platform. We are seeking for a highly motivated individual to join a stellar team to help build this. Ideal candidates are passionate about working on high-performance, customer data platform, and a strong desire to learn and apply groundbreaking technologies!

The role

This senior software engineering professional would be responsible for developing a high performance globally distributed data processing infrastructure which is an integral part of the Adobe Experience Platform offered by Adobe. We will provide excellent exposure to the complete eco-system including: streaming processing with Apache Flink/Apache Beam, Kafka, Kubernetes based multi cloud environment with cloud agnostic deployment strategy, streaming algorithm driven data insights generated by machine learning applications.

Your tasks will include Software architecture, design and development of high performance software using functional programming paradigms in Java. You will be part of the technical team running one of the largest content delivery and personalization platforms in the world. You will have the opportunity to define Adobe's technology strategy as we incorporate this platform in all marketing channels inclusive of: mobile applications, display advertising, video content delivery as well as proprietary applications across the software landscape.

What opportunities we provide

  • Design and build fault-tolerant, high-performance algorithms for data processing at scale.
  • Deliver features from scratch by working closely with Product team, Architecture board, and leadership team.
  • Develope CI/CD pipeline that automates full development and release cycle in multi cloud environments.
  • Manage and operate hundreds of data processing microservices in production that supports streaming, batch and edge compute.
  • Work with data science and research team to convert research outcome into production level products.
  • Participate in open source communities and contribute back to benefit the industry.

What is needed to succeed

  • Education in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in directly related work and industry expertise.
  • Strong grasp of algorithms and data structures.
  • Experience developing in Java, Python with key on scalable design.
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, Apache Beam
  • Experience working on large code bases.
  • General understanding of Git, Gradle, Maven.
  • Experience in projects associated with streaming data processing.
  • Taking ownership for designs and features, and be able to work both self-supervised and in multi-functional teams.
  • Aptitude for simple, robust, and elegant designs, including how to design maintainable and evolvable systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists ( You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In ( approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog ( and explore the meaningful benefits ( we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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