Senior Software Engineer

Cost Optimization

Posted on 6/4/2024



5,001-10,000 employees

Data Cloud platform for data warehousing

Data & Analytics


Bellevue, WA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Operating Systems
  • 9+ years industry experience designing, building and supporting large scale systems in production
  • 2+ years experience in leading a group of junior and senior engineers
  • Experience building large scale distributed fault tolerant services and control planes including components of compute, storage and networking configuration and monitoring
  • Excellent understanding of low level operating systems concepts including multi-threading, memory management, networking and storage, performance and scale
  • Strong CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems
  • Systems programming skills including multi-threading, concurrency, etc. Fluency in C++ or Java preferred
  • BS in Computer Science; Masters or PhD Preferred
  • Solving real business needs at large scale by applying software engineering and analytical problem solving skills
  • Designing and implementing scalable distributed systems for services layer
  • Analyzing fault-tolerance and high availability issues, performance and scale challenges, and solving them
  • Dealing with data correctness problems at large scale across thousands of customers
  • Leading cross-functional initiatives and collaborating with engineers, product managers, and Technical Program Managers
  • Understanding trade-offs between consistency, durability, and costs to build solutions for rapidly growing services
  • Ensuring operational readiness of services and meeting commitments to customers regarding availability and performance

Snowflake offers a Data Cloud platform for data warehousing, data lakes, and data application development, enabling secure sharing of governed data across multiple public clouds. The platform supports diverse analytic workloads with near-unlimited scale and performance.

Company Stage


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Growth & Insights

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We've got your back - We offer comprehensive health insurance plans, health savings accounts, robust retirement plans, and generous life and disability insurance.

A Balanced Lifestyle - All Snowflakes have access to our weekly online lunch and learns, virtual workout classes, and ergonomic work-from-home equipment. We offer on-demand mental health and wellness programs to support our employees and their families.

Your People Matter - Help offset the cost of growing your family with our fertility benefits and family planning resources. Count on our generous time-off and various leave plans for you to rest, refuel, and sustain a great work-life balance.

Global Snowflake Team - No matter where you are in the world, we will get you connected and supported with a work-from-home setup.

Treat Yourself - Personalize your Snowflake benefits by tapping into our employee discounts and pre-tax selections.

Invest In Your Future - Eligible employees enjoy new hire equity, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), and a quarterly bonus or commission program.