Software Engineer
Backend, SQL Queries, New York, NY, Toronto
Updated on 4/4/2024
Cockroach Labs

501-1,000 employees

Distributed SQL database
Company Overview
Cockroach Labs, the developer of CockroachDB, offers a distinct competitive advantage with its highly evolved, cloud-native, distributed SQL database that enables companies to scale quickly, ensure data survival, and operate globally. The company's culture emphasizes technical innovation, as evidenced by their unique data storage solution that addresses data sovereignty issues while providing a comprehensive global data view. As an industry leader, Cockroach Labs is redefining database management, making it a compelling place to work for those seeking to contribute to cutting-edge technology.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$632.9M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

11%

2 year growth

29%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CockroachDB
Python
SQL
Java
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • A BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Comfort using programming languages like Go, C/C++, Java, and Python
  • A passion for working on complex technical products and have exposure to topics such as query optimization, SQL processing, distributed systems, consensus, data replication, concurrency control, or file systems
  • An understanding of system design
  • Experience building collaborative relationships with colleagues
Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the growth of CockroachDB through bringing expertise and commitment to excellence to help build a database that makes data easy for everyone
  • Develop in Go, but if you don't know it, you'll learn while you're here
  • Improve the performance of CockroachDB
  • Work closely with other engineers and product managers across our the cloud and database teams
  • Take part in a collaborative culture and exchange knowledge with a highly experienced technical organization
  • Ensure that CockroachDB remains scalable, survivable, and consistent as we continue to grow as a company