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Senior Software Engineer - Full Text SearchSanta Clara, California, United States

Couchbase

Senior Software Engineer - Full Text Search

Santa Clara | California | United States

If you like distributed databases and information retrieval, then you'll like this! As a Senior Software Engineer in our full-text indexing team, your job will be to design and implement cutting-edge distributed, scale-out data and indexing infrastructure software systems. You will be part of a team working on challenging problems, including distributed information retrieval caching, distributed key-value and document data stores, data replication & conflict resolution, scale-out fault tolerance and data-layer reliability. You'll work with Golang, JavaScript and possibly a few other languages thrown in for good measure. Don't forget JSON, too. You will probably bring Unix systems and server tech kung-fu to the team.

Like open source? So do we: Couchbase and its engineers are active open source contributors for Couchbase, memcached, and other projects.

Responsibilities
    • Create the world's best distributed information retrieval server software which companies will rely on for mission-critical OLTP needs
    • Discuss and debate with your peers as you help figure out product requirements and the architectural approach to getting things built
    • Design and implement needle-mover features with simplicity, elegance and economy
    • Research industry and academic leading-edge search and indexing algorithms for IR analysis, tokenization, scoring and relevance
    • Think quality; think leverage. Develop high-quality software and use unit, component, and end-to-end CI automation tests and performance benchmarks so we know we have high-quality software


Preferred Qualifications
    • You're a self-motivated, independent, and high-performance person. You learn quickly and you enjoy worthy challenges
    • You're particular about your toolset, because you have it set up just how you like it and when you're at your best you're insanely productive
    • You have 4+ years of commercial or open source software experience (prefer experience with packaged, downloadable software)
    • You can hack in C, C++ but you also like the intoxicating power of working in higher-level languages like Go.
    • You think distributed systems problems are cool
    • You're a good communicator and an excellent team mate, including working with remote colleagues
    • You like working in organizations that strive to have a good balance between doing it right and moving quickly


About Couchbase

Couchbase's mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world's first Engagement Database. Built on the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform offering includes Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile and is Open Source. The platform provides unmatched agility and manageability - as well as unparalleled performance at any scale - to deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer experiences. The world's largest enterprises choose Couchbase database for the most demanding web, mobile and IoT applications - companies like Amadeus, AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Concur, Disney, Dixons Carphone, eBay, General Electric, LinkedIn, Marriott, PayPal, Ryanair, Viber, Tesco, United Airlines, Verizon, Wells Fargo, and hundreds of others around the world use Couchbase Data Platform for their interactive web, mobile, and IoT applications.

Couchbase's HQ is conveniently located in Santa Clara, CA with additional offices throughout the globe. We're committed to a work environment where you can be happy and thrive, in and out of the office.

At Couchbase, you'll get:
* A fantastic culture
* A focused, energetic team with aligned goals
* True collaboration with everyone playing their positions
* Great market opportunity and growth potential
* Time off when you need it.
* Regular team lunches and fully-stocked kitchens.
* Open, collaborative spaces.
* Competitive benefits and pre-tax commuter perks

Whether you're a new grad or a proven expert, you'll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.

Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.

Check out some recent industry recognition:
*Wealth Front Career-Launching Companies List 2018
*Forbes Next Billion Dollar Startups 2018
*2018 Deloitte Fast 500
*2018 DBTA Readers' Choice Award for Best In-Memory Solutions
*Big Data 100: 35 Coolest Data Management And Integration Vendors
*No. 17 on Forbes' list of Best Big Data Companies to Work For in 2017

Want to learn more? Check out our blog: https://blog.couchbase.com/

Couchbase is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is dedicated to pursing, hiring and developing a diverse workforce. Individuals seeking employment at Couchbase are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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