Senior Software Engineer - Platform Services

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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.

At Snowflake our goal is to make each individual feel valued for his or her contributions to the company’s mission. We are looking for smart people who want to do remarkable things. We strive to create an environment of casual intensity where people enjoy coming to work every day.

Our Engineering team actively seeks Senior Software Engineers to join our goal to provide highly available, reliable and scalable tools/services infrastructure that enable us to develop, test, debug and release enterprise-grade software at a blistering pace. You will be architecting and building infrastructure and automation frameworks for the industry-leading Data Cloud. This includes helping set the direction for how we continuously integrate, deploy, verify and monitor our products/services. You will be driving the development of testing infrastructure, automation frameworks, and tools to power robust automated testing pipelines for the Snowflake Data Cloud. This is an awesome opportunity to work with cutting-edge cloud technology in a highly visible role. 

IN THE INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLATFORM SERVICES ENGINEER ROLE YOU WILL:

  • Lead/contribute to engineering efforts from planning and organization to execution and delivery to solve complex engineering problems in tools and testing.
  • Design and implement auto-scalable and predictable infrastructure with optimized costs and performance.
  • Design and build advanced CI/CD pipeline frameworks with a great developer experience in mind.
  • Design and build software systems to help engineering teams measure and increase their velocity.
  • Analyze and decompose complex software systems and collaborate with and influence others to improve the overall design.
  • Design and implement secure engineering infrastructure architecture

ON DAY ONE WE WILL EXPECT YOU TO HAVE:

  • At least 6+ years of experience in software development (SaaS experience preferred).
  • Hands-on experience designing and working with modern CI/CD solutions at scale.
  • Strong coding skills in one or more of Groovy/Python/Java/C++/NodeJS and other software technologies.
  • Comfortable with open systems environments and scripting experience.
  • Experience with Cloud-based infrastructure systems (AWS, Azure, GCP). 
  • Attention to detail and ability to build reliable and scalable software systems.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills with a service-oriented mindset.
  • Solid interpersonal skills that are conducive to a team environment.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple requests for competing resources.
  • Able to debug, troubleshoot, and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Strong work ethic and a passion for problem-solving with a self-driven & motivated mindset

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Git, JIRA, Nexus, Artifactory Jenkins
  • Kubernetes and Docker containers. .
  • Databases and SQL. 

WHY JOIN THE ENGINEERING TEAM AT SNOWFLAKE? AS A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM, YOU WILL :

  • Build an industry-leading data management system that customers love.
  • Measurably impact an innovative product area central to Snowflake’s success.
  • Take charge of your own career - this role has the impact and ability to grow both technically, as well as from a leadership perspective.
  • Ensure the quality, performance, and reliability of a super-robust and secure enterprise SaaS platform that services hundreds of customers and millions of complex queries daily.
  • Learn at scale as you work on a highly scalable and reliable data processing platform that runs on hundreds and thousands of machines and executes Billions of queries.  
  • Ensure that we are shipping the highest quality service possible at each release.
  • Join a world-class team of both industry veterans and rising stars.

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.