Software Engineer - Database Internals - 90% Remote - Boston, Massachusetts United States - 46110



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 46110
Title: Software Engineer - Database Internals - 90% Remote
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts - United States
Remote Job: Yes
Employment Type:
Salary: $110,000.00 - $145,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Generous Stock Options
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


  • Hybrid work model.  Must be willing to travel to Boston for monthly meetings, otherwise remote
  • Company has realized explosive growth and will double again in 2022
  • Generous stock options
  • Voted one of the best places to work in Boston
  • Fantastic Benefits
  • Work hard & play hard
  • Executive team has stellar start-up record and multiple patents and publications to their name

JOB DESCRIPTION

Software Engineer - Database Internals - Boston, MA (but primarily remote)

Quick Summary:

  • Looking for 3+ years of real-world software development experience working with database internals, and willingness to learn Scala/Java/Akka.
  • Salary range, $110-145K plus very generous stock options
    • Salary could be higher but only for rock star talent!
  • If you want to move near Boston relocation expenses would be paid
  • $1,000 referral fee paid for referrals to other candidates who are hired

Our client:

Is a well-funded startup that recently signed a $40M B-round of funding. Our mission is to enable every organization with fast and easy access to their data in the cloud. Our all-new Data Lake engine delivers instant elasticity and unlimited scale, with secure data access and disruptive pricing for both Log and BI analytics. We are building on this success and adding to our team in 2022. The time to join couldn’t be better.

The Role

If you have a passion for software development, and would like to join a highly innovative, rapidly growing, agile, customer-focused company working on all new cloud-native technology then we would love to hear from you.

This is an opportunity to work with a team of startup entrepreneurs and technologists who feel driven to create something truly extraordinary using our patented technology. We’re looking for people who love working on wonderfully interesting and yes: sometimes very hard problems. So, if you have a passion for working with data in the cloud, database internals, distributed systems, computer science, and of course customers, please apply!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to design, develop, and publish software supporting a highly available, fault-tolerant SaaS platform.
  • Produce high quality and well-documented code in an automated CI/CD and Test environment.
  • Participate in all phases of the software development cycle as part of a Scrum team.
  • Work in multi-functional agile teams to regularly experiment, iterate, and deliver on new product objectives with an end-to-end responsibility for your team’s goals.
  • Obsess over QUALITY in the products you create and the code you write.
  • Have the opportunity to contribute to a game-changing SaaS analytics business, becoming an expert in Cloud Computing, while learning and working with technologies such as Java/Scala/Ruby.
  • Develop and foster a DevOps mindset, taking full ownership of features from inception to deployment and beyond, automating as much as possible along the way.
  • Although you will be specializing in middle-tier and backend, you should still be capable of contributing as a full stack developer.
  • You will also get to contribute to relevant open-source projects while continuing to advance your technical, interpersonal and leadership skills in an environment that will provide many opportunities to expand them.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of hands-on real-world software development experience
  • A desire to work in an environment where you'll have opportunities to teach as well as learn
  • An understanding of team and individual goals; with the motivation to accomplish them
  • Strong programming knowledge: you could or have thrived in a polyglot environment.
  • If you're interested in learning, we’re interested in teaching you.
  • Affection for truly agile development and an appreciation of its importance in creating the most effective products.

Pluses if you have (or are willing to learn):

  • Java/Scala/Akka
  • Side-scaled SaaS Applications
  • MySQL
  • ElasticSearch
  • JavaScript (React or Angular)
  • Highly distributed and multi-threaded software products or solutions; ideally in cloud environments (we anticipate our platform to actively manage hundreds of TBs of data per customer, so think scalability)
  • Microservices architecture, preferably in leading cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP)

About this client

Headquartered in Boston, MA conveniently located near mass transit & Logan Airport.  Besides excellent benefits, we offer a competitive compensation package, career growth, and the flexibility of a hybrid working model. Our culture has been described as a “we culture”.  We’re a team building an amazing, successful product and company and looking to hire people whose goals can align with that.

We're also committed to building and fostering a culture where everyone feels included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to create a better experience for everyone. So no matter how you identify, and whatever background you come from, please apply if this sounds like a role and a company you would be excited to come to work for. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of hands-on real-world software development experience
  • A desire to work in an environment where you'll have opportunities to teach as well as learn
  • An understanding of team and individual goals; with the motivation to accomplish them
  • Strong programming knowledge: you could or have thrived in a polyglot environment.
  • If you're interested in learning, we’re interested in teaching you.
  • Affection for truly agile development and an appreciation of its importance in creating the most effective products.

Pluses if you have (or are willing to learn):

  • Java/Scala/Akka
  • Side-scaled SaaS Applications
  • MySQL
  • ElasticSearch
  • JavaScript (React or Angular)
  • Highly distributed and multi-threaded software products or solutions; ideally in cloud environments (we anticipate our platform to actively manage hundreds of TBs of data per customer, so think scalability)
  • Microservices architecture, preferably in leading cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP)

Education:
Other

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