Full-Time

Principal Software Engineer

Edge Delivery

Posted on 5/21/2024

Fastly

Fastly

1,001-5,000 employees

Edge cloud platform with customizable CDN

Data & Analytics

Senior

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Required Skills
Rust
Requirements
  • At least 7 years of production experience as a software engineer with at least 2 years working on networking/distributed/cloud systems
  • Experience with either C or Rust for at least 3 years
  • Formal CS education is not required; demonstrable experience is sufficient
  • Experience with API design in functional languages is a plus
  • Understanding of security concerns in multi-tenant systems is a plus
  • Experience with technical writing is a plus
  • Interest in open source contribution is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Lead and facilitate collaboration with other teams at Fastly on interfaces to Varnish and related technologies like VCL
  • Design and implement low- and high-level APIs for interacting with edge services
  • Write C and Rust code handling host concerns like back pressure, resource limits, and interactions with other services
  • Analyze and address performance and stability issues to meet high scale requirements
  • Participate in and help coordinate incident response and mitigation

Fastly offers an edge cloud platform with Compute@Edge for accelerated code execution, a customizable CDN, advanced rate limiting, and real-time logging for observability, enhancing response times and user experiences at the edge.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$219M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

27%
INACTIVE