Full-Time

Senior Distributed Systems Engineer

Snowflake

Snowflake

5,001-10,000 employees

Data warehouse for the cloud

Data & Analytics

Senior

San Mateo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Java
AWS
Requirements
  • 5+ years industry experience designing, building and supporting large scale systems in production.
  • Experience building large scale distributed fault tolerant services.
  • 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 is preferred.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure - AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
  • Experience building data focused systems at cloud scale.
  • BS in Computer Science; Masters or PhD Preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Solve real business needs at large scale by applying software engineering and analytical problem solving skills.
  • Design and implement scalable distributed systems for the query platform.
  • Analyze fault-tolerance and high availability issues, performance and scale challenges, and solve them.
  • Lead cross-functional initiatives and collaborate with engineers, product managers, and Technical Program Managers across teams.
  • Understand trade-offs between consistency, durability, and availability to build solutions for rapidly growing services.
  • Ensure operational readiness of the services and meet commitments to customers regarding availability and performance.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.5B

Headquarters

,

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

65%

Benefits

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.