Senior Software Engineer
Query Optimizer
Posted on 2/6/2024
Snowflake

5,001-10,000 employees

Data warehouse for the cloud
Company Overview
Snowflake has become a global force to help mobilize the world’s data. Snowflake enables thousands of organizations to have seamless access to explore, share, and unlock the true value of their data.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.5B

Founded

2012

Headquarters

,

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

83%
Locations
Bellevue, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
SQL
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience
  • Strong foundation in query processing internals
  • Fluency in object-oriented programming and SQL semantics and optimization
Responsibilities
  • Work on the design, development and support of a highly distributed and performant database system with a specific focus on the Query Optimizer
  • Lead and participate in technical, design, and product discussions relating to your team
  • Translate product requirements into engineering work for your team
  • Grow and lead junior engineers in the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Query Optimizer; heuristic based query rewrites, cost based optimizations, cardinality estimations, plan stability, interleaved query optimization based on runtime feedback
  • Designed and implemented cloud-scale distributed database system internals