Senior Software Engineer - Cloud

Full Time

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Cloud with expertise in cloud-native architecture and SaaS application development to join a newly created engineering team chartered with building the next phase of our cloud services strategy from the ground-up.  This is an exciting and unique opportunity to have a major influence on the development of our service and contribute to the next phase of innovation for cloud-native databases!

This is a full stack engineering position where you’ll build and manage cloud-native applications. This engineer and team will have primary responsibility and accountability for developing, implementing and operating Couchbase's cloud platforms.  The team operates with a “run what you write” philosophy and engineers take responsibility for deploying and operating their code.

This role is also open to remote work within UK as our teams are distributed all over the world!

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure and configuration of SaaS applications with a focus on automation and infrastructure as code.
  • Design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure as a service layer (hosted and cloud-based platforms) that supports the different platform services.
  • Develop comprehensive monitoring solutions to provide full visibility to the different platform components using tools and services like Kubernetes, Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, Datadog, New Relic and other similar tools.
  • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum SDLC
  • Interface with Product manager and Product owner to refine requirements and translate requirements to stories and epics. 
  • Perform detailed scoping of features 
  • Integrate different components and develop new services with a focus on open source to allow a minimal friction developer interaction with the platform and application services.
  • Identify and troubleshoot any availability and performance issues at multiple layers of deployment, from hardware, operating environment, network, and application.
  • Evaluate performance trends and expected changes in demand and capacity, and establish the appropriate scalability plans
  • Troubleshoot and solve customer issues on production deployments
  • Ensure that SLAs are met in executing operational tasks

Qualifications

  • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures 
  • 6+ years writing production back-end/embedded systems code.
  • Experience with agile methodologies and ability to lead scrums
  • Experience in languages such as Go, Python, C, C++, and scripting 
  • Some experience with front-end frameworks such as React, Angular and Bootstrap a solid plus. 
  • Team lead experience, Experience working with global and remote teams 
  • Experience with a pair programming model highly desirable
  • Experience in full-stack development 
  • Cloud Infrastructure • Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Azure 
  • Operations  - Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures 
  • Operations  - Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
About Couchbase

Couchbase's mission is to be the platform that accelerates application innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created an enterprise-class, multi-cloud NoSQL database architected on top of an open source foundation. Couchbase is the only database that combines the best of NoSQL with the power and familiarity of SQL, all in a single, elegant platform spanning from any cloud to the edge.  
 
Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names.

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:
*2020 Bay Area Best Place to Work
*Wealth Front Career-Launching Companies List 2020
*Couchbase Named a Leader: Forrester Wave Big Data NoSQL Report
*Deloitte Technology Fast 500 2019
*Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startup 2018
*Big Data 100: 35 Coolest Data Management And Integration Vendors

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

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.
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