Snowflake

Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Engineering

Warsaw, Poland
Python Terraform AWS Azure GCP Go Java
Description

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

Snowflake customers run more than 3.9 billion queries and 515 million data workloads each day. To support this workload, our globally deployed infrastructure spans multiple cloud providers and manages hundreds of thousands of VMs. Join the Snowflake team to build the Data Cloud Platform at an exceptional scale.

 

We are hiring talented Senior Software Engineers for our Cloud Engineering teams. If you are passionate about solving complex infrastructure challenges by using software engineering expertise, this opportunity may be for you. Our Cloud Engineering teams are focused on things like:

  • simplifying our large-scale infrastructure for the other development teams to use
  • moving manual operational tasks into reliable software
  • enabling Snowflake services to operate globally across multiple cloud providers
  • managing complicated infrastructure changes at the scale a few companies can match
  • keeping the SLOs of our infrastructure and services at a very high bar
  • defining the OS and containerization layer for all of Snowflake’s services

All Cloud Engineering Teams aim to optimize and evolve our infrastructure's reliability, availability, serviceability, performance, and cost efficiency.

 

AS A SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER - CLOUD ENGINEERING AT SNOWFLAKE, YOU WILL:

  • Will build a deep understanding of Snowflake’s infrastructure and services
  • Demonstrate both infrastructure and software engineering expertise by contributing to the team charter to build and operate highly scalable, resilient, and performant infrastructure.
  • Provide technical leadership on large and complex projects that build infrastructure, platforms, tools, and automation in the cloud.
  • Evangelize and drive adoption of the Cloud Engineering Platforms to meet business goals. 
  • Mentor and support more junior team members, leading by example with excellent code quality, documentation, and software development  best practices

 

OUR IDEAL SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER - CLOUD ENGINEERING AT SNOWFLAKE, WILL HAVE:

  • BS/CS, MS/CS, or equivalent.
  • At least 6+ years experience in a platform or cloud team building spent on supporting mission-critical services and infrastructure in a SaaS environment.
  • Strong software engineering fundamentals, coding skills, and knowledge of software development  best practices.
  • At least 3+ years in cloud computing (AWS, Azure, or GCP).
  • Fluent in one or more languages (Golang, Java, Python, C).  
  • Expertise in at least one of the following areas: container platforms, automation, networking, operating systems, site reliability, config management, and infrastructure as code solutions such as Pulumi and Terraform.
  • Tremendous attention to detail and ability to build reliable and scalable software systems.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues.
  • A strong work ethic, ability to self-manage and drive project success, and a passion for problem-solving.

 

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?



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