Principal Software Engineer (Data Services)

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The Role:

We are looking for an exceptional, self-motivated Principal Software Engineer who would like to work with a self-organizing team. As part of the Platform team that powers all of SnapLogic’s services, you’ll work on a range of interesting topics to make our platform resilient, robust, HA-compliant, and scale up to meet the growing demands of our Enterprise customers.
You are a Principal Software Engineer who delivers good quality products. You enjoy building database services, distributed systems and/or foundational cloud services. You’re proficient in at least one programming language, and ready to learn whatever you need to to accomplish your tasks. Overall you take a deep sense of ownership, accountability, and pride.
The Principal Software Engineer is a remote role with an occasional travel to our HQ in San Mateo, CA. Last round of interviews and first few days will be required in person in the HQ.

What You'll Do:

  • Take ownership of Platform application's MongoDB clusters (dev, test, and terabyte scale production database).
  • Establish best practices for Mongo shard management.
  • Assist developers in following best practices when writing database queries, adding or modifying indexes, and tuning the application's usage of the database.
  • Assist operations to make improvements and perform maintenance on the cluster. 
  • Lead and grow our Platform Data team.
  • Work on data layer (database, cache, indexes) stability, performance and enhancements.
  • Work closely with other Platform team leads to make our product compliant with our “Zero-Downtime” SLA.
  • Implement best practices for building high performance data servicesDrive forward Platform Data team’s site reliability (SRE) initiatives.

What We're Looking For:

  • Experience as an Engineering manager for data-focussed SaaS products.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a leadership role.
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical degree.
  • Experience with distributed databases; especially NoSQL. 
  • Hands on experience on a database that is large in size and actively operating/maintaining the database.
  • Excellent design, development, and communication skills and Programming experience, ideally in Java or Python, and a willingness to learn new programming languages to meet goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of data cleaning, wrangling, visualization, and reporting, with an understanding of the best, most efficient use of associated tools and applications to complete these tasks.
  • Experience with two or more of the following: Redis, MongoDB, Kafka, Redshift, Athena, BigQuery, ElasticSearch.
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Statistical analysis is a plus.

Why Join:

There's never been a better time to join SnapLogic. Here are a few reasons why:
Perks And Benefits: The list includes, but is not limited to: competitive salary, flexible PTO (USA employees), comprehensive healthcare; 401(k); FSA and supplemental insurance; paid parental leave; wellness and fitness reimbursements; gym and lunch on site (HQ); remote/hybrid work for majority of roles.
Company Momentum: Industry experts have consistently recognized our company, products, customers, and employees as best-in-class, from our year-over-year Leadership in Gartner’s iPaaS Magic Quadrant, to our 2021 CODiE Award win, to our recognition as a 2022 Bay Area Top Workplace.
Hot Market Opportunity: Leading organizations are embracing the cloud, data, and AI to rethink and rewire their businesses. According to industry analysts, the integration market alone is growing four times faster than the overall software market, approaching more than $5 billion in revenue. 
Innovative Product: SnapLogic is the only company to provide a single, unified platform for all of a company’s integration and automation needs: application integration, data integration, API management, B2B integration, and data engineering. 
World Class Customers: Hundreds of customers around the globe trust SnapLogic to handle their enterprise integration and automation needs. Our customers come first, and we’re proud of SnapLogic's industry-leading customer retention rate of over 95%.
SnapLogic is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with offices in New York, NY; London, UK; and Hyderabad, India.
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