People, Person, Computer, Electronics, LCD Screen, Laptop, Pc


Senior Software Engineer I - Distributed SystemsMountain View, California, United States

Senior Software Engineer I - Distributed Systems

Mountain View | California | United States

As a Lead Software Engineer in our Distributed Systems team, you will design and implement cutting-edge distributed, scale-out data infrastructure software systems.You'll be part of a team working on hard problems, including distributed caching, distributed key-value and document data stores, data replication & conflict resolution, scale-out fault tolerance and data-layer reliability. You'll work with Erlang, Golang, C/C++ and possibly a few other languages thrown in for good measure.


Create distributed software server infrastructure products for mission critical OLTP (Online Transaction Processing) needs. Ensure products deliver highly available systems development, distributed system topology management, data replication management, configuration replication and conflict resolution and scale out fault tolerance. Collaborate with peers in discussing product requirements and the architectural approaches. Design and implement critical features with simplicity, elegance, and economy primarily in the functional programming language Erlang, though from time-to-time, also in Golang, C++, Python and JavaScript. Research industry and academic leading edge algorithms for distributed consensus, replication, consistency, availability and scalability. Develop high quality software and use unit, component, and end-to-end automation tests so we know we have high quality software.

Job Requirements

Applicants for the position must meet one of the following requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or another relevant field) with at least 5 years of IT experience in software development; OR
  • Master's degree in Computer Science (or another relevant field) with at least 3 years of IT experience in software development; OR
  • PhD in Computer Science (or another relevant field)

Foreign equivalent degrees are acceptable. In addition to the requirements above, experience must also include:
  • For Bachelors and Masters candidates:

At least two (2) years of designing and coding software for systems that are to be deployed in production.

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 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 Mountain View 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:

Want to learn more? Check out our blog:

Couchbase is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 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.

I'm interested

Not ?

Thank you. Please wait while we forward you to the application.

Similar Jobs

There are currently no jobs matching this criteria