Principal Production Engineer
Posted on 2/6/2024
Snowflake

5,001-10,000 employees

Data warehouse for the cloud
Company Overview
Snowflake has become a global force to help mobilize the world’s data. Snowflake enables thousands of organizations to have seamless access to explore, share, and unlock the true value of their data.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.5B

Founded

2012

Headquarters

,

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

83%
Locations
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Kubernetes
Microsoft Azure
Communications
AWS
Linux/Unix
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related technical field involving software engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • Proficient in at least one modern programming language
  • Systematic problem-solving methods
  • Effective communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, deployment, operation, and refinement
  • Scale systems sustainably by automation; Drive changes that improve reliability and velocity
  • Establish and practice low noise incident response rotations and blameless postmortems to prevent problem recurrence
  • Write and review code
  • Develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the hardest problems on large distributed systems
  • Collaborate with software engineers to establish, maintain, and optimize functional and performance SLAs
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience capacity and load testing distributed applications
  • Experience with containers and container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes
  • Experience in deploying, managing, and operating scalable and fault-tolerant Linux infrastructure
  • Hands-on operational experience performance measurement and benchmarking
  • Hands-on experience with one of more public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently