Senior Software Engineer - NoSQL Database Storage Engine at Couchbase
Santa Clara, CA, US
Are you looking to track down and tackle mission-critical problems head on? Then we’re looking for you.
 
This is your chance to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar industry, change how the world accesses information, and reinvent the way businesses deliver amazing customer experiences.
 
As a Senior Software Engineer, NoSQL Database Storage Engine, you will design and implement cutting-edge distributed, scale-out data infrastructure software systems, which is a pillar for the growing cloud infrastructure. At the same time, you will bring Unix/Linux systems and server tech kung-fu to the team. You will be part of a development team working on hard problems in a number of areas, including distributed caching, key-value and document data stores, scale-out fault tolerance and data layer reliability. You’ll work with C/C++, Java, and Go.

Responsibilities:

    • Develop the next generation database storage engine that provides high scalability and performance and is highly optimized for Solid-State Drives
    • Develop high-quality software and use unit, component, and end-to-end automation tests
    • Participate in requirements, architecture, and design specification reviews
    • Design and implement key server modules and networking protocol dispatch layers
    • Research industry and academic leading-edge algorithms for distributed consensus, replication, consistency, availability and scalability
    • Work with peers in an agile development environment

Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of commercial or open source software experience
    • Expert level proficiency in C/C++, Java or Go
    • Development experience in multi-threading, database caching / storage systems
    • Experience coding with Python
    • Experience using various tools such as git, cmake, or gnu toolchains (like gcc, autotools, automake)
    • Built high-performance distributed networked server systems that run cross-platform on Windows/Linux and POSIX infrastructure
    • Experience with packaged, downloadable software
    • Solid experience with software development lifecycles
    • Self-motivated, independent, and high-performance individual, with ability to learn new technologies and become productive extremely fast; strive for challenges with a do-what-ever-it-takes mentality
    • Excellent analytical skills and fanatical attention to detail
About Couchbase
 
Couchbase’s mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world’s first Engagement Database. Built on the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform offering includes Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile and is Open Source. The platform provides unmatched agility and manageability – as well as unparalleled performance at any scale – to deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer experiences. The world's largest enterprises choose Couchbase database for the most demanding web, mobile and IoT applications - companies like Amadeus, AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Concur, Disney, Dixons Carphone, eBay, General Electric, LinkedIn, Marriott, PayPal, Ryanair, Viber, Tesco, United Airlines, Verizon, Wells Fargo, and hundreds of others around the world use Couchbase Data Platform for their interactive web, mobile, and IoT applications.
 
Couchbase’s HQ is conveniently located in Santa Clara, CA with additional offices throughout the globe. We’re committed to a work environment where you can be happy and thrive, in and out of the office.
 
At Couchbase, you’ll get:
* A fantastic culture
* A focused, energetic team with aligned goals
* True collaboration with everyone playing their positions
* Great market opportunity and growth potential
* Time off when you need it.
* Regular team lunches and fully-stocked kitchens.
* Open, collaborative spaces.
* Competitive benefits and pre-tax commuter perks
 
Whether you’re a new grad or a proven expert, you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.
 
Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.
 
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Couchbase is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is dedicated to pursing, hiring and developing a diverse workforce. Individuals seeking employment at Couchbase are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.