Software Development Engineer - UI

DDN Storage

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DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

DDN’s Insight is a highly scalable monitoring solution for DDN storage and filesystem solutions. It is built as active-active multi-node cluster where each node actively participates in processing. Almost all the components used are open-source which allows easy extensibility and support. Highly scalable big data database allows high volume of metrics to be stored at fast rate. Home grown GUI allows various aspects of DDN solutions to be monitored from a single application.

Job Description

DataDirect Networks Inc. is seeking a Software User Interface Developer/Engineer based in Pune, India for the development and maintenance of DDN’s Common UI infrastructure and application to DDN’s various product offerings. Candidates must have experience with Angular and proven UI development and be willing to develop their Human Factor Engineering skills to ensure that the UI’s implemented provide the best user experience. The candidate must be an excellent communicator, be able to work in a fast paced environment and be a self-starter. The candidate must be able to collaborate with other teams and individuals worldwide to quickly learn DDN products/technology/setup & configuration. The candidate must be able to leverage and integrate the Common UI into each of the respective DDN products.


  • Define and articulate technical designs with the appropriate details to technical teams.
  • Participate in the maintenance and development of new features for our core products for CUI
  • Bug fixing and improvement of existing code in Common UI
  • Help to triage, diagnose and solve production system software problems
  • Participate in technical reviews throughout the course of development.
  • Support product deployment and production defect resolution in a timely manner.


  • Personally accountable and highly motivated with solid people skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in software development and product support
  • Experience with Angular 2, HTML/CSS, Rest API development and use
  • 3+ years overall experience with web application technologies
  • Some knowledge of server caching for performance
  • Experience using agile development methodologies
  • Experience developing applications intended to scale to multiple servers
  • Experience using continuous integration tools, Jenkins preferred
  • Experience using source control, GIT preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electronics Engineering


  • UNIX system shell scripting skills.
  • Experience with python technologies (i.e. Tornado, Redis, & APSchedule)
  • Knowledge of JQuery including BackboneJS, requireJS, Bootstrap, underscoreJS
  • Knowledge of RPM creation and deployment.
  • Experience with CentOS/Red Hat distribution. 
  • Working knowledge of established JavaScript frameworks (JQuery, AngularJS, etc.)


  • Big data experience (i.e. GPFS, Lustre, Hadoop)
  • Experience with data mining, Hadoop or map-reduce algorithms
  • Experience with Amazon Cloud for automated VM provisioning, setup and testing.
  • Strong understanding of network principles, topology, load balancing, routing desired.
  • Knowledge of cloud storage, cloud computing, data center operations is desirable.

DDN Core Characteristics

DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities: 


Self Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives. 

Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable. 

Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful. 

Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively. 


DDN takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, DDN welcomes opportunities to learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners. 


Thank you for your interest in joining DDN! 


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