Senior Software Engineer, Database - US - Remote
Company: Fauna Inc.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
Were disrupting a $60B+ operational database market, growing
quickly, and looking to hire, develop and empower the best! You'll
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.
You'll 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.
- 5+ years doing professional software development as part of a
- University degree in Computer Science or a related field, or
- 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
- Familiarity with agile development methodologies
- Deep understanding of foundational concepts in distributed
- 10+ years doing professional software development
- Graduate degree in Computer Science or a related field, or
- Polyglot with proficiency in multiple languages and frameworks
such as Java, C#, Go, Rust, or C++
- Track record of delivering features in massive, distributed
- 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.
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. Were 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
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