Rust Software Engineer
Posted on 4/5/2023

11-50 employees

Cloud-native PostgreSQL database
Company Overview
Neon is an open-source company on a mission to create a cloud-native Postgres database as a service for every developer. Neon is a systems company; they work on low-level code with strict performance and correctness requirements.
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Software Engineering
  • At least 4 years of production experience in Software engineering
  • Practical experience with Rust programming language (1+ year)
  • Extensive experience with any other low-level backend programming language (C, C++, etc.)
  • Strong background in database internals or building core components for data processing systems (including query execution, storage engines, autotuning and workload optimization) and distributed systems
  • Passion for building systems software. Performance engineering and distributed systems are topics that excite you!
  • Passion for joining a fast-paced, early-stage startup
  • Track record of identifying problems, implementing solutions and delivering complex projects in distributed systems or databases
  • Strong sense of ownership, accountability and pride
  • We are distributed team of 50 people working from 20 countries (North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa)
  • Team with decades of experience building databases and deep knowledge of Postgres internals
  • We have experienced Postgres hackers on the team (check Heikki, Anastasia, Arseny, Matthias)
  • We aim for a diversity of thoughts and backgrounds
  • We are keen to be a fast-moving flat org and avoid hierarchical structures
  • You have an opportunity to be an early employee in the fast-scaling ambitious team
  • You can work 100% remote: we'll handle all formalities to arrange work from your home
  • We pay top of the market in most parts of the world
  • We grant equity (stock options) for all full-time hires
  • We offer a competitive benefits package in line with all tech companies (top-notch equipment, unlimited vacations, paid parental leaves, and much more)
  • We are distributed, yet make our bonds during regular offsites (the last one was in Cyprus)
  • We like to keep things and get awesome people fast
  • The entire hiring process is fully remote
  • Once you have submitted your CV, our team will review it and we can contact you to schedule an initial call with our Recruiter
  • If we move on to the next steps, you will have 1:1 calls with our Software Engineers and the Hiring Manager
  • Once all the interviews are over, our team will swiftly analyze the results of all the steps and present the final decision
  • Join an experienced team and contribute to Neon Compute
  • Write low-level system code: either networking or storage
  • Expand our footprint by interviewing and hiring great software engineers
  • Drive excellence through the team and implement the world's best practices
  • Participate in on-call rotation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with open-source projects and developing publicly is a plus