· MS in Computer Science or equivalent
· 5+ years of industry experience.
· Programming in C, C++, C# and/or Java in Linux and/or Windows environment.
· Experience building scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems for commercial online services.
· Experience with AWS services EC2, EBS, RDS, SWF, etc
· Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills.
· Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
· Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices.