Principal Software Engineer

Data Lakes

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours



1,001-5,000 employees

Automated data movement with pre-built connectors

Data & Analytics


Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Google Cloud Platform
  • 5+ years of hands-on or research experience with high-performance relational data management systems.
  • Deep understanding of infrastructure & software optimizations and performance engineering.
  • Proven track record of leading and delivering large and complicated projects.
  • Strong development skills in Java and C++.
  • Solid experience with public clouds (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of columnar storage formats.
  • Growth mindset and excitement about seeking innovative solutions.
  • Excellent team player with a focus on making everyone around you better.
  • Strongly prefer an MS or PhD in Computer Science, ideally focusing on database management and/or storage engines.
  • Partner closely with product teams to understand requirements and design cutting-edge new capabilities.
  • Design, develop, implement, and operate highly reliable large-scale data lake systems.
  • Contribute to open-source projects such as DuckDB.
  • Embrace Fivetran innovations with open-source standards and toolsets.
  • Analyze fault-tolerance and high availability issues, performance and scale challenges, and solve them.
  • Ensure operational excellence of the services and meet commitments to customers regarding security, reliability, availability, and performance.
  • Set technical directions and influence cross-functional teams.

Fivetran specializes in providing an automated data movement platform, which is distinguished by its robust offering of over 300 pre-built source connectors and capabilities for real-time database replication. This focus on secure and efficient data extraction, loading, and transformation makes it an integral player in data management solutions. Employees benefit from working in an environment that is at the forefront of enhancing data connectivity and operational efficiencies for leading global brands, which positions them well for continuous learning and career advancement in a vital industry sector.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Oakland, California



Growth & Insights

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