Senior Software Engineer - Observability Platform

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.

We’re hiring talented Senior Software Engineers to help us build the next generation of observability and alerting product, enabling our customers to use time series data, define alerts and receive notifications on their data as well as the operation of their pipelines in Snowflake. Having such a comprehensive mechanism will help our customers build a more comprehensive continuous data processing pipeline.
This position will work directly with our engineering team in Bellevue WA, led by industry-wide experts in observability, databases, and distributed data processing, to evolve our elastic, large-scale, high-performance data cloud into a new generation of observability system. We are in need of strong engineers who are enthusiastic about building new cutting edge technologies, looking forward to tackling complex data systems related problems and can pick up and understand deep technical areas quickly!

Work with other engineers and PMs to define the functionality and design of our next generation observability platform.
Be responsible for driving new feature development from inception, design, testing to the eventual release to address customer requirements and meet business goals.
Build highly reliable software to meet and exceed the needs of our largest customers.
Analyze fault-tolerance, availability, performance and scale challenges, and come up with appropriate solutions.
Ensure operational readiness of the services and meet the commitments to our customers regarding reliability, availability and performance.

7+ years industry experience designing and building distributed data systems.
Experience building enterprise grade, reliable and trustworthy software or services.
Advanced degree in Computer Science or related field.
Excellent problem solving skills, and strong CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems.
Fluency in Java or C++.
Ability to work in a team environment, collaborate well, and mentor junior engineers.
Ability to work on-site in our downtown Bellevue office.

Building modern data processing systems
Experience in using or building observability and time series systems
Database technologies including internal design and implementation
Developing distributed systems internals
Large scale distributed systems, transactions and consistency models.
Implementing multi-tenant systems, with focus on reliability, performance, isolation and security.
Designing and implementing systems for public or private clouds.

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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