Senior Software Engineer

Scalable Metadata

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours



5,001-10,000 employees

Data Cloud platform for data warehousing

Data & Analytics


Bellevue, WA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • 5+ years industry experience designing, building and supporting large scale systems in production.
  • Strong CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems.
  • Systems programming skills including multi-threading, concurrency, etc.
  • Fluency in C++ or Java (or other similar procedural object-oriented language) is preferred.
  • Track record of identifying and implementing creative solutions.
  • Knowledge of database internals is a big plus.
  • BS in Computer Science; Masters or PhD Preferred
  • Solve real business needs at large scale by applying software engineering and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Build the next-generation of micro-partition metadata systems to support efficient querying of tables in the tens to hundreds of petabytes.
  • Design and implement core foundational features including metadata caches, micro-partition metadata compaction, and micro-partition lifecycle management.
  • Design, develop, and support a highly-parallel and fault-tolerant database system comprising many technologies.
  • Design and implement critical high-performance systems to handle the ever-growing request rate of the database.
  • Analyze and understand performance and scalability bottlenecks in the system and solve them.
  • Ensure operational readiness of the services and meet the 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.

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