The Kusto team builds Microsoft’s big data interactive analytics service Azure Data Explorer, that powers Microsoft big data analytics products and is used extensively to operate many other Microsoft services and products.
The Kusto product team is expanding as the Azure Synapse Data Explorer service gets more momentum and adoption globally.
We are making the digital transformation happen for more and more businesses across the world.
Join the Kusto team and be part of empowering businesses all over the world to be more up to date, aware and efficient in a rapidly changing environment in ways that they could not imagine before.
We are looking for a strong, highly motivated Software Engineering Lead with strong technical skills, customer orientation, analytical background and exceptional cross-group and cross-geo collaboration skills.
In this role you will drive the ecosystem activity around the Kusto technology and work with large Microsoft partners and customers to realize big data analytics scenarios and support their efforts to digitally transform their business and operations.
Drive the development of open-source ecosystem investment in the Kusto team.
Create functional specification and drive design and implementation of OSS connectors.
Engage with partners and customers to reach an end-to-end breakthrough customer value.
Lead and coordinate the design and development with the team on site and with the Israel-based stakeholders.
Work closely with Kusto SDKs team.
Triage customer feedback, requests, issues and prioritize resolutions.
Engage with internal Microsoft teams in the local office to drive Kusto adoption and usage efficiency.
Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and / or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings : Microsoft Cloud
At least 2 years of experience as a Software Engineering Lead leading a team of up to 5 engineers.
Solid knowledge in at least two of the following languages : C#, Java, NodeJS, Python, Golang
Experience with OSS environments, Kafka, Logstash, Spark
Experience in building big data and algorithm-centric cloud systems.
Good familiarity with open-source technologies and practices.
Experience in working closely with data mining experts and big data researchers.
Experience in working closely large international companies.
Experience in working closely with customers on technical proof of concept implementations.
Passion for technology and quality with a strong customer focus.
Proven design and management skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Sc / BA, MSc. / MA, degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
Team player, confident and enthusiastic