Senior Software Engineer - Release Engineering

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Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

Snowflake’s unique architecture allows us to maintain an agile delivery cadence while still providing a very high degree of stability and reliability for customers.

Our intent is to provide a fast and efficient release and deployment model while maintaining an exacting level of quality.

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.

You have a strong understanding of Distributed Systems, Infrastructure, Automation, and SaaS-based release models. You have experience working to automate, deploy and manage applications with data analytics and continuous deployment automation tool-sets. You can apply the best coding practices and data analysis to build more efficient and ever-increasing quality systems.

You’re knowledgeable. You love digging into new technologies and figuring out how to incorporate what they offer into your infrastructure. You understand different people have different needs to be productive, and strive to develop self-service-oriented solutions.

AS A Senior Software Engineer in Release Engineering AT SNOWFLAKE, YOU WILL : 

  • Lead/contribute to engineering efforts from planning and organization to execution and delivery to solving complex engineering problems in the internal tools space.
  • Define, implement and maintain best practices and policies around change management of large scale software deployments.
  • Architect, deploy and scale software around management of snowflake products.
  • Design and build tooling and infrastructure to drive adoption of best practices in resource utilization, organization, monitoring and maintainability of existing deployments.
  • Participate in on-call rotation and ensure smooth rollout of new software to various deployments.
  • Utilize your deep experience and problem solving skills to help prevent and investigate production issues in the software and tooling owned by the team.
  • Plan and lead complicated technical projects that interact with a wide variety of teams within the company.

OUR IDEAL Senior Software Engineer in Release Engineering WILL HAVE :

  • BS/CS, MS/CS or equivalent.
  • At least 5+ years of experience in software development (SaaS experience preferred).
  • Strong coding skills in one of the compiled languages like Golang/Java/C++ and in one of the scripting languages like Python/Perl/Bash
  • Self-driven & motivated, with a strong work ethic and a passion for problem-solving.
  • Strong bias towards action and not afraid to take up manual and operational tasks to get things done.
  • Strong sense of ownership and desire to build great tools for other engineers.
  • Comfortable with open systems environments and scripting experience.
  • Experience with Cloud-based infrastructure systems is a plus. (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.
  • Experience and knowledge of Git, JIRA, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes and Snowflake a plus

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.