Senior Software Engineer, Database - US - Remote

Fauna, Inc Seattle , WA 98101

Posted 2 weeks ago

Do you have a passion for making developers more productive? Does the thought of solving some of the hardest problems in distributed systems excite you? Want to get in on the ground floor and help to build a product that will change the way that the world stores and accesses data? Then consider joining us at Fauna!

Fauna is the data API for modern applications. With Fauna, developers can simplify code, reduce costs, and ship applications faster by replacing their database infrastructure with a highly productive and programmable data API that combines the power of custom business logic with the ease of GraphQL. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute engine is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure. Itself a serverless offering, Fauna is quick to get started with and lets developers experience freedom from database operations at any scale.

We're disrupting a $60B+ operational database market, growing quickly, and looking to hire, develop and empower the best! Youll be working with a talented team of people who have built highly successful companies and globally-distributed systems at companies such as AWS, Google, Microsoft, Okta, Oracle, Cloudera, MongoDB, NewRelic and Twitter.

The Database team at Fauna is responsible for the services that store, retrieve, define, and manage customer data. As a Software Engineer on the team, you will work on the bleeding edge of database technology, including our implementation of Calvin - our transaction scheduling and data replication layer that was inspired by a research paper written by professors at Yale University. Youll design and deliver features in a fun but challenging environment where reliability, performance, and security are of utmost importance. You will collaborate with other exceptionally talented developers in a fast-paced environment as we scale the company and shake up a $40B+ industry.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years doing professional software development as part of a team
  • University degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in Scala and a deep understanding of the JVM
  • Mastery of database management systems (DBMS) and data manipulation languages (DML) such as SQL
  • Experience working with cloud providers such as AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies
  • Deep understanding of foundational concepts in distributed systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years doing professional software development
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Polyglot with proficiency in multiple languages and frameworks such as Java, C#, Go, Rust, or C++
  • Track record of delivering features in massive, distributed environments
  • Familiarity with release processes and CI/CD best practices

Candidates who exceed these qualifications are welcome to apply and will be considered for other positions with title and scope that are commensurate with their experience. Fauna currently operates as a fully remote company and this position is open to applicants anywhere in the world, with a preference to locations within +/- 3 hours of the Pacific Standard Timezone.

Benefits

Fauna is a well-funded, high growth startup with the mission to make working with operational data productive, scalable and secure for every software team. We're backed by Madrona Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Addition Capital, CRV, and many Silicon Valley angel investors.

Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with remote employee presence throughout the Americas and Europe we embrace a remote first culture and offer employees the flexibility of work locations depending on their geography. In exchange for your hard work and contributions, Fauna provides you with an exceptional compensation, equity package, and benefits package.


Building a great company requires talented, passionate, and committed team members. We are relentless in pursuing our mission while working together as one team aligned by our core principles. If you are that type of person who is excited by those pursuits, we want to hear from you!

Fauna is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our company is committed to fair hiring practices, and building a diverse environment for our employees. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Talent Acquisition Team at Fauna works primarily on a direct sourcing model; Fauna does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, directly to hiring managers, or any of our employees.

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