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Senior Support Engineer - Level 3 Paxata
Redwood City, CA

Paxata is a company providing a machine learning platform for data automation and analytics.

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About Paxata

Job Description

Paxata is a pioneer in empowering business consumers to intelligently transform raw data into ready information, instantly with an enterprise-grade, self-service, scalable, intelligent platform. Our Adaptive Information Platform weaves data into an information fabric from any source, any cloud, or any enterprise to create trusted information. Built on Apache SparkTM and optimized to run in Apache HadoopTM, Paxata leverages elastic cloud architecture and distributed computing to deliver a business consumer experience. With Paxata, business consumers use clicks, not code to achieve results in minutes, not months. Companies around the globe rely on Paxata to get smart about information at the speed of thought. Be an Information Inspired Business.

Paxata is headquartered in Redwood City, California with offices in New York, Ohio, and Singapore. Visit or engage with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube.


* Handle and log tickets from various channels like email, phone, web portal.
* Creates workaround procedures when standard procedures have failed and ensures issues are resolved in a timely fashion.
* Escalates urgent problems requiring more in-depth knowledge to appropriate internal resources.
* Create knowledge base content related to software usage (tips & tricks, etc.) for Community outlets.
* Manages Support operating standards, practices, and procedures related to SAAS application and software support.
* Positions as final level of support expertise prior to escalation to engineering or Development operations.
* Handles issues related to hosting, installation, and advanced software support for on-prem and SAAS.
* Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under minimal supervision.

Required Skills

* Paxata's Adaptive Data preparation application is built using Scala and Java as primary language. Hands on experience and knowledge of these languages are a must.
* Minimum of 7 years of experience working on Java based application troubleshooting and hands on experience of java based web application ( ability to understand concepts of jdbc driver, jars, jstack, memory etc )
* Spark : This new technology that helps to distribute the computational work, so ability to learn spark administration console to check on worker and spark master status and navigation of spark console to check logs etc.
* Big data storage technology Hadoop , also related would be kerberized hadoop installation and understanding configuration.
* Should have a deeper expertise of scripting in Linux and commands.
* Knowledge of Installation using rpm files and rpm based installation using yum.
* Should have ability to read / monitor through large log using commands or using tools like splunk.
* Should have ability to administer and monitor linux resources, network, memory, cpu, file handles , iptables etc.
* Should have experience working on industry standard CRM tools for ticket management.
* UI troubleshooting using browser tools and understands Angular JavaScript code.
* Experience on SAAS application maintenance is HUGE plus.
* Permanent work authorization in the US is a necessary precondition for employment at Paxata.

Nice to Haves

* Knowledge of Python, Angular JS framework, coffee-script, ruby is plus.
* Administration of Spark Cluster, deployment of application to spark cluster.
* If you know coffeescript is not a drink and you do not relate Python as animal then you are at the right place.


* Full Medical/Dental/Vision
* Competitive salary + equity
* Flexible PTO- we want the best people but not the best people 24/7. Do great work and enjoy your life enough to come back and do great work.
* Regular town halls and catered lunches.
* Fully stocked kitchen with all the snacks, soda and Philz coffee your heart desires.
* Comfortable and fun work environment with ping pong, nerf gun battles and bean bag chairs to kick back in

Why Join the Paxata team?

* Paxata is the world leader in data preparation. Our product is used by companies like Citi, McDonald's, Oath, and more!
* We're backed by global corporate investors including: Accel Partners, Intel Capital, Microsoft Ventures, Cisco Investments, Deutsche Telekom, AirTree Ventures and more!
* We've been voted among the best companies to work for in the Bay Area four years in a row (SF Business Times)
* There are a lot of cool people here. We embrace innovation, open-source, teamwork and pizza :)

Paxata is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.

About Paxata

Paxata is a company providing a machine learning platform for data automation and analytics.

200 employees

305 walnut drive

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