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Company: Snowflake Computing
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.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. FoundationDB (FDB) is an open source, highly scalable database capable of ACID transactions at high frequencies and low latencies. FDB has been a core component in Snowflake's unique shared-metadata architecture since 2014, making possible Snowflake's vision to build the greatest data warehouse for the cloud. FDB performs millions of transactions per second across thousands of processes. The FDB team builds features on open-source FDB that improve the performance, scale, reliability and operability of the product.WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?We are looking for an outstanding Senior Software Engineer with a passion for large scale databases and distributed systems to help us take FoundationDB to the next level. FoundationDB powers all of Snowflake's products and services and is rapidly evolving to meet Snowflake's future needs. We are growing at a fast rate and we need to scale FoundationDB by at least one order of magnitude over the next few years. Additionally, new workloads are emerging that need FoundationDB's reliability, high availability and strong consistency semantics. These workloads will require innovation to re-architect the core components of our system.AS A SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER ON THIS TEAM, YOU WILL:Identify strategically important problems, inefficiencies or opportunities for impactful improvementsOwn the end to end delivery of your projects, from identifying a solution, to design, implementation, test and safe production rolloutDesign and implement critical high performance systems to handle the ever growing request rate of our databaseBuild the next generation transaction system, caching, storage engine, multi tenant capabilities and database security features.Evangelize best practices in database usage and end-to-end architecture. -Analyze and understand performance and scalability bottlenecks in the system and solve them. -Pinpoint problems, instrument relevant components as needed, and ultimately implement solutions. -AN IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:8+ years hands-on software engineering experience.Systems programming skills including multi-threading, concurrency, etc. Fluency in C++, C, or Java is preferred.Experience designing, building, and operating large-scale distributed systems or web servicesExperience with scalable Key-Value stores such as FoundationDB, RocksDB/LevelDB, DynamoDB, Redis, etc. a plus.Hands-on experience designing/implementing database security technologies, including encryption algorithms, cryptographic key management systems, and secure authentication mechanisms.Familiarity with industry standards and best practices for database security (e.g., NIST SP 800-53, OWASP Top Ten).Strong understanding of network security principles, including encryption, authentication, and secure network protocols (e.g., TLS/SSL).Strong CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems.Track record of delivering highly complex projects in the distributed systems spaceIntense curiosity, willingness to question and passion for making systems betterStrong technical problem solving, communication, and collaboration skillsExcitement by the challenge of hard technical problemsBS in Computer Science; Masters or PhD Preferred.About Snowflake:Snowflake SIGMOD 2016 paperAbout FoundationDB: -FDB SIGMOD 21 PaperFoundationDB Summit 2018 and FoundationDB Summit 2019How FDB powers Snowflake Metadata Forward!Snowflake is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. - -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.Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company's confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company's data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.The following represents the expected range of compensation for this role: The estimated base salary range for this role is $214,000 - $299,250.Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake's bonus and equity plan.The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; at least 12 paid holidays; paid time off; parental leave; employee assistance program; and other company benefits.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?Job SummaryJob number: 7294679002Date posted : 2024-05-28Profession: EngineeringEmployment type: Full Time

Keywords: Snowflake Computing, Bellevue , SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER - FOUNDATIONDB SECURITY, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Washington

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