Full-Time

Senior Software Engineer

Query Execution

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Snowflake

Snowflake

5,001-10,000 employees

Data Cloud platform for data warehousing

Data & Analytics

Senior

Bellevue, WA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
SQL
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • 5+ years hands-on software engineering experience
  • Significant background in database query processing engine or building core components for large-scale data processing systems
  • Strong CS fundamentals, including proficiency with data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems
  • Expertise in systems fundamentals including multi-threading, concurrency, IO subsystems, scheduling and modern hardware architectures
  • Strong database fundamentals including SQL, performance, and schema design
  • Experience with Big Data storage technologies and scalable distributed data storage and processing systems
  • Intense curiosity, willingness to question, and passion for solving hard technical problems
  • Experience designing, building, and operating large-scale distributed systems or web services
  • BS in Computer Science; Masters or PhD Preferred
Responsibilities
  • Identify and implement novel query execution, transaction management, or distributed data processing algorithms
  • Build the next-generation transaction system, data formats, storage engine and multi-tenant database system
  • Analyze and understand performance and scalability bottlenecks in the system and solve them
  • Pinpoint problems, instrument relevant components as needed, and ultimately implement solutions
  • Design, develop, and support a highly-parallel and fault-tolerant database system
  • Deal with issues from logical representation of the execution plan to efficient resource management, all the way down to highly specialized vectorized execution
  • Evaluate and determine priorities with a critical understanding of where performance matters most
  • Design and implement critical high-performance systems to handle the ever growing request rate of our database
  • Own the end to end delivery of your projects, from identifying a solution, to design, implementation, testing and safe production rollout
  • Evangelize best practices in database usage and end-to-end architecture

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.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.5B

Headquarters

null, null

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

13%

2 year growth

57%

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.