how to select the right Distributed Systems Engineer

Selecting the Right Distributed Systems Engineers

Hiring is one of the toughest challenges any company can face, either large enterprises or new startups. There is a great deal of know-how kind of experience when hiring a Distributed Systems Engineer, not all companies have the right processes that can warrant best hires.

At SupportFinity, we streamlined our processes and in-house standards to make sure of having one of the top world-class hiring processes. The magic mix of skills ingredients is what separates a great hire from a not-so-good one. We came to this conclusion through consulting top technical and HR experts in addition to our years of work and exposure with most sophisticated projects across almost all tech verticals and areas of expertise. So you get one of the best recruitment processes to hire a Distributed Systems Engineer.

As we have created and crafted a unique method of teams’ customization, we have also perfected our signature model of matching the right skills for our customers to hire either one Distributed Systems Engineer or a team of Distributed Systems Engineers. We have a long lasting belief in the power of data analytics in creating unmatchable results, thus, we apply our analytical models on our hiring process same as we do in our business model.

Distributed Systems Engineer Job Description Template

Distributed Systems Engineer

The Distributed Systems Engineer builds distributed systems works on improving and adding new functionality to Amoeba distributed systems backbone.

  • The Distributed Systems Engineer leads and responsible in designing software features and maintenance tasks.
  • Studies, understands the products, its designs, users, and user requirements.
  • The Distributed Systems Engineer implements product features in accordance to our coding conventions.
  • The Distributed Systems Engineer implements libraries and tools in support of development, delivery pipeline, and production.
  • The Distributed Systems Engineer implements test code to ensure quality, manually perform test, and responsible in fixing quality issues.
  • The Distributed Systems Engineer deploys software in production and performs maintenance activities.
  • The Distributed Systems Engineer participates in monitoring, on-call, and responsible in responding to production incidents.
  • The Distributed Systems Engineer participates in team practices such as pair programming and code reviews.

  • Knowledge on common Internet protocols.
  • Some experience with distributed systems, advanced applications building, large-scale data processing or application partitioning.
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of modern operating systems, networking, and/or scalability techniques.
  • Proven skills in scalability analysis and performance monitoring and measuring techniques are a must for senior positions.
  • Experience with monitoring, alerting and debugging high volume production systems.
  • Must be able to quickly understand technical and business requirements and be able to translate into technical implementation
  • Must be hard working, team-oriented, creative, cooperative, and an exceptional problem solver.
  • Knowledge in computer science: Computing Theory, OS, Algorithms, Data Structures. .

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Skills Matrix at SupportFinity

These are sets of the must have skills that we care about and put as top requirements needed for hiring first class Distributed Systems Engineer.

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Language aptitute metric at SupportFinity
Language Aptitude
We receive requests of hiring from candidates among more than 100 countries. As we bring skills from each and every place in the world, we make sure we have the right match of language proficiency with our clients' requirements. Your Distributed Systems Engineer or team of Distributed Systems Engineers will have the needed level of language knowledge you expect, each candidate passes through our language tests that warrant at least a good command of reading, writing and speaking of the languages our clients ask for.

We know that communication starts from speaking common languages, thus we put this aspect as a first factor in our selection process, we do not proceed with hiring for Distributed Systems Engineer before making sure that the candidate passes the language ability tests first.
Communication Quality metric at SupportFinity
Communication Quality
The next level of screening we perform at SupportFinity is the communication quality, in this stage we make sure that the Distributed Systems Engineer can deliver high quality of communication; especially on the technical aspects of the job. We conduct our assessments to cover multiple aspects of communication quality, such as:

The ability of self-explanation ( writing – speaking )

The ability of describing problems structurally and technically ( writing & speaking)

The ability of explaining ideas, situations and problems ( reading, writing & speaking)
Personality tests at SupportFinity
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