Senior Software Engineer



5,001-10,000 employees

Data warehouse for the cloud

Data & Analytics


San Mateo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Google Cloud Platform
  • 8+ years hands-on software engineering experience
  • BS/MS/PhD in computer science (or equivalent)
  • Expertise in identifying and analyzing performance bottlenecks
  • Solid understanding of OS and systems concepts like process management, concurrency, memory management, IO patterns, file systems, block storage devices, etc.
  • Work experience in cloud environments like AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Ability to work effectively both autonomously and in teams
  • Strong technical problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Excitement by the challenge of hard technical problems
  • Intense curiosity and willingness to question
  • Analyze FDB performance and scalability, identify bottlenecks, and recommend and develop improvements in FDB
  • Analyze production workloads, and develop synthetic workloads, chaos workloads and benchmarks
  • Develop tools to profile performance at runtime e.g. perf, eBPF, kernel tracing, flame graphs
  • Explore new execution hardware and new cluster configurations that improve the overall resource efficiency of the system
  • Evangelize best practices in database usage and end-to-end architecture
  • Participate in the design and implementation of next generation systems

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.

Company Stage


Total Funding






Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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