Senior Java Developer, Big Data Platform

Markham, ON, Canada

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Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd.

Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices.

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About Huawei

With 194,000 employees and operating in more than 170 countries and regions, Huawei is a leading global creator and provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Integrated solutions span across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services. Huawei is committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

About Huawei Canada

Huawei Canada focuses on fundamental research and development aimed at solving complex technical problems in emerging technologies like 5G, AI, Human Computer Interaction and Autonomous Driving. With ongoing research initiatives with 10 Universities across Canada and strategic collaboration agreements with several Universities, we support Canada’s rich research community.  In 2020, Huawei Canada ranked among the Top 20 corporate R&D investors in the country with a huge 40% increase in R&D investment year over year. Huawei Canada was established in 2008 and now has a total workforce of 1,200 in our six research centers across Canada.

Why work with Huawei Canada?

You will have the opportunity to work on real-world problems that impact people across the globe.  Many of our researchers are actively involved in publishing conference and journal papers, inventing patents and solving challenging technical problems. With cutting edge tools, access to highly specialized leaders and researchers, and significant funding, you will be well supported to fulfil your potential and pursue your professional dreams.

Job Description

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our team, based in Markham, Ontario. The team is working on an open source project that is deployed in More than 15 high value customers, and with a growing community, the project has been downloaded over 100,000 times. openLooKeng is a drop in engine which enables in-situ analytics on any data, anywhere, including geographically remote data sources. The goal of openLooKeng is to support data exploration, ad hoc queries, and batch processing with near real time latency ranging from 100+ms to minutes, without moving your data around.

The team is focused on designing and delivering key features, such as indexing, caching, snapshots, and other optimizations to support various workloads and make openLooKeng the defector analytics engine. The team is also working on a native, vectorized, runtime engine to further improve the performance of openLooKeng.

  • Analyze the software requirements and software elements for system design.
  • Contribute to software development at the product or platform level.
  • Take charge of the design and code writing for a specific cross-sub-system or codes of key algorithms.
  • Participate in different open source and standard meetings to present solutions
  • Mentor and lead a team of developers.
  • Generate intellectual property such as patents and trade-secrets from research findings
  • Publish papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals/conferences
  • Present research findings at conferences and participate in research collaborations with external research institutes and universities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • MSc, or PhD in one of computer science, software engineering, or computer engineering.
  • 3+ years of programming experience with Java, including object oriented design
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design of a system.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team
  • Proven experience with platform/system level development with performance profiling and tuning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills to partner effectively with teams throughout the organization.
  • Familiarity with mainstream big data related technologies and distributed frameworks.
  • Familiar CICD, and tools such as Git, and Maven.

Tags: Autonomous Driving Big Data Computer Science Engineering Git Maven Open Source PhD R R&D Research

Perks/benefits: Conferences

Region: North America
Country: Canada
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