Senior Software Engineer

Database Platform

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours



5,001-10,000 employees

Data Cloud platform for data warehousing

Data & Analytics


San Mateo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Operating Systems
  • 5+ years industry experience designing, building and supporting large scale infrastructure in production.
  • Experience designing, building, and operating large-scale distributed systems infrastructure supporting stateful services
  • Experience in container orchestration, cluster management, or autoscaling
  • Excellent understanding of operating systems concepts including multi-threading, memory management, networking and storage, performance and scale
  • Systems programming skills including multi-threading, concurrency, etc. Fluency in Java, C++, or C is preferred
  • Solid understanding of the internals of Kubernetes, Mesos, OpenShift, or other container platforms
  • Experience with scalable Key-Value stores such as FoundationDB, RocksDB/LevelDB, DynamoDB, Redis, etc. a plus
  • Track record of delivering highly complex projects in the distributed systems space
  • Intense curiosity, willingness to question and passion for making systems better
  • Experience with Big Data storage technologies and their applications (HDFS, Cassandra, Columnar Databases, etc.)
  • Experience with scalable Key-Value stores such as FoundationDB, RocksDB/LevelDB, DynamoDB, Redis, Cassandra, etc.
  • BS in Computer Science; Masters or PhD Preferred
  • Design and implement scalable distributed system solutions for our cloud agnostic platform
  • Analyze fault-tolerance and high availability issues, performance and scale challenges, and solve them
  • Own the end to end delivery of projects, from identifying a solution to safe production rollout
  • Understand trade-offs between consistency, durability, and costs to build solutions for growing services
  • Build the next generation transaction system, caching, storage engine, and multi-tenant capabilities
  • Evangelize best practices in database usage and end-to-end architecture
  • Pinpoint problems, instrument relevant components as needed, and implement solutions

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.

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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.

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Invest In Your Future - Eligible employees enjoy new hire equity, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), and a quarterly bonus or commission program.