Company Description:

Sync Computing is making complex cloud infrastructure as easy as a push of a button.  We are a venture-backed company spun out of MIT seeking to revolutionize the existing cloud computing paradigm.  We have developed technology that can instantly predict and optimally assign cloud resources at the click of a button, ensuring the best performance and lowest cost without relying on a dedicated team of IT professionals.  We are targeting applications in data analytics, machine learning, and high-performance computing. Come join our mission to help unlock the true power of cloud computing.


Job Description:

Sync Computing is searching for a full-time distributed systems engineer located in Cambridge, MA. Full remote work within the United States is also acceptable.

As a distributed systems engineer, you will be part of a growing interdisciplinary team and will work closely with other top-tier engineers to build, test, and deploy cutting-edge distributed software packages. We are looking for someone who loves diving into code, working with large datasets, and truly understanding the guts of how large-scale computing works. The responsibilities and qualifications of the position include:

  • Develop high-performance distributed systems applications (e.g. Spark, HDFS, MPI)
  • Engineer and utilize cloud infrastructure (e.g. AWS – EC2, EMR, Glue)
  • Optimize the use of low level compute infrastructure (e.g. CPU, memory, interconnects, I/O)
  • Collaborate and communicate with a highly technical team



A technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, applied math, physics, or related fields is required, with a B.S., M.S., or PhD degree. The candidate must be familiar with basic programming languages (e.g. Python) and Linux operating systems. Experience with AWS and Apache Spark is preferred. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a strong desire to learn, be self-directed, and be motivated to work in a fast paced start-up environment.


Sync provides full health benefits, 401K, paid time off, competitive industry pay, family-first mentality, and an awesome team motivated by big impact.


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