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Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Platform (Avalanche)

Company: Snowflake
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 13, 2022

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 Cloud Platform Engineers that are passionate about using software-based approaches to solve complex infrastructure challenges and automate those solutions. You'll be part of the cloud engineering organization where we have a strong focus on using engineering and software practices to manage and scale our cloud infrastructure. Working in cloud engineering, you'll lead and contribute to initiatives aimed at scaling our infrastructure, process, systems, and automation. You'll build a deep understanding of Snowflake's service and use that knowledge, coupled with your infrastructure and cloud knowledge, to optimize and evolve our infrastructure reliability, availability, serviceability, and price/performance.You'll work with some of the brightest engineers in the valley. To be successful, you'll need to be deeply technical and capable of holding your own with other strong peers. You possess excellent communication, collaboration, and diplomacy skills. You have experience practicing infrastructure-as-code, including using tools like Terraform, Ansible. You'll have strong software development fundamentals and skills. In addition, you'll have strong systems knowledge and troubleshooting abilities.If you love solving problems at scale, prefer to write scalable, reliable, and testable software to automate infrastructure management, are an ace troubleshooter, and are deeply technical, then this is the role for you!AS A SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER - CLOUD PLATFORM AT SNOWFLAKE YOU WILL:Contribute to the team charter to build and operate a highly scalable and resilient Infrastructure and platform services that include but not limited to VM, Container and Serverless Platforms.Work on providing a highly automated Cloud-based runtime environment for deploying and scaling a distributed, multi-tenant, high performance compute platform.Deepen Snowflake's infrastructure platform integration with existing cloud providers and play a key role in our expansion efforts to new markets and/or CSPs.Contribute to development of in house tools to facilitate greater automation and operability of services.Design and build net-new production grade environments for advanced analytical workloads.Plan, lead, and execute complicated technical projects that interact with a wide variety of teams within the company.Utilize your deep experience and problem solving skills to help prevent and investigate production issues.Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability.OUR IDEAL SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER - CLOUD PLATFORM WILL HAVE:BS/CS, MS/CS or equivalent.At least 5+ years of experience in software developmentAt least 3+ years in cloud computing (AWS, Azure or GCP).Proven experience in AWS, Azure or GCP including design, implementation, and maintenance of large scale, fault tolerant, distributed systems environments.Strong conceptual and/or hands-on experience with container platforms, preferably Kubernetes.Strong Systems Design and SDLC experience.Strong Database systems knowledge and SQL skills.Strong programming skills, preferably in Golang.Good grasp of security best practices in a cloud environment.Familiarity with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Git etc.Experience with Cloud computing toolsets - Pulumi, Terraform, Vault etc.Ability to work on complicated projects with multiple stages and convert long term strategy into short and long-term objectives.Extremely strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.Strong understanding of networking, Linux, distributed systems, cloud design patterns, API's, and security.Tremendous attention to details and ability to build reliable and scalable software systems.Effective communication and collaboration skills.Solid interpersonal skills conducive to a team environment.Self-driven & motivated, with a strong work ethic and a passion for problem solving.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.How do you want to make your impact?

Keywords: Snowflake, Bellevue , Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Platform (Avalanche), IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Washington

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