Infrastructure and Automation Engineer

San Mateo, CA
30+ days ago

Job Description


There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake’s founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn’t stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow.
Snowflake’s unique architecture allows us to maintain an agile delivery cadence while still providing a very high degree of stability and reliability for customers.
Our intent is to provide a fast and efficient release and deployment model while maintaining an exacting level of quality.
At Snowflake our goal is to make each individual feel valued for his or her contributions to the company’s mission. We are looking for smart people who want to do remarkable things. We strive to create an environment of casual intensity where people enjoy coming to work every day.
You have a strong understanding of Distributed Systems, Infrastructure, Automation, and SaaS-based release models. You have experience working to automate, deploy and manage applications with data analytics and continuous deployment automation tool-sets. You can apply the best coding practices and data analysis to build more efficient and ever-increasing quality systems.
You’re knowledgeable. You love digging into new technologies and figuring out how to incorporate what they offer into your infrastructure. You understand different people have different needs to be productive, and strive to develop self-service-oriented solutions.


Lead/contribute to engineering efforts from planning and organization to execution and delivery to solve complex engineering problems in tools and testing.
Define and maintain policies around developer, test, and validation deployments
Design and build automation around deployment management.
Design and build tooling and infrastructure to drive adoption of best practices in resource utilization, organization, monitoring and maintainability of existing deployments.
Collaborate with other teams on effective test coverage, software feature management, and spin-up of resources as required.
Strong sense of ownership and desire to build great tools for other engineers.

BS/CS, MS/CS or equivalent.
At least 5+ years of experience in software development (SaaS experience preferred).
Prefer strong coding skills in Python/Java/C++
Comfortable with open systems environments and scripting experience.
Experience with Cloud-based infrastructure systems is a plus. (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Attention to detail and ability to build reliable and scalable software systems.
Effective communication and collaboration skills with a service-oriented mindset.
Solid interpersonal skills that are conducive to a team environment.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple requests for competing resources.
Able to debug, troubleshoot, and resolve complex technical issues.
Self-driven & motivated, with a strong work ethic and a passion for problem-solving.
Experience and knowledge of Git, JIRA, Jenkins, and Snowflake a plus

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.
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