Senior Software Engineer

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: Full-Time


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Senior Software Engineer

Santa Clara, CaliforniaR&D – Core EngineeringAt Couchbase, big things happen. Every day, we’re translating vision into reality by tackling innovative and exciting challenges head-on with a team that prioritizes honesty, transparency, and humility. This is a breakthrough stage in our company, where the enthusiasm of our employees and leadership team is infectious and growing. You’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry. At Couchbase, you can go home knowing that you have an impact. What we do matters. Enjoy the journey.This role is also open to remote work within US as our teams are distributed all over the world! What are we up to? If you like working on high performance enterprise software, then you’ll like this! As a Senior Software Engineer in our R&D team, you will help build cutting-edge distributed, shared-nothing architecture of our NoSQL software. You will be part of a team creating NoSQL database products used by hundreds of modern enterprises and applications, tackling the hardest problems our customers have, and employing your skills in - Golang, Java, C/C++, Erlang, JavaScript and/or Python (with possibly a few other languages thrown in for good measure). This is a very exciting time to build something new and innovative for the databases of the future. Like open source? So do we: Couchbase and its engineers are active open source contributors for Couchbase, memcached, and other projects.While other NoSQL vendors may experience architectural limitations, Couchbase architects all of its own systems with a laser-focus on high performance use cases for largest modern enterprise applications. Your engineering contributions will be the key in helping Couchbase to keep our performance advantage over the competition. RESPONSIBILITIES - You will Translate product requirements into engineering requirements and write high quality performing code. Design and implement mission-critical code coverage as it pertains to the data model for a scale-out database. Debug and fix issues by participating in high quality code reviewsAlign with Indexing, Support, Mobile, Search, Storage and Clustering teams to integrate new features into our data platform. Engineer needle-moving tools and features with simplicity, elegance and economy. Be agile! Think quality! Think leverage! PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS You are passionate about database architecture and systemsYou can hack in several of your preferred languages from C/C++, Java, and Python to Erlang and GoYou have multiple years of commercial and/or open source software experienceYou think that distributed systems are amazingYou’re self-motivated, independent and a quick learning person who likes to take on challenges You like working in organizations that strive to stay ahead of the curve by rapidly moving the technological innovation. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Masters Degree in Computer Science or commensurate experience You’re an excellent teammateExcellent written and verbal communication skills About Couchbase Unlike other NoSQL databases, Couchbase provides an enterprise-class, multicloud to edge database that offers the robust capabilities required for business-critical applications on a highly scalable and available platform. Couchbase is built on open standards, combining the best of NoSQL with the power and familiarity of SQL, to simplify the transition from mainframe and relational databases.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 perksWhether 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 2020*Couchbase Named a Leader: Forrester Wave Big Data NoSQL Report*Deloitte Technology Fast 500 2019*Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startup 2018*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 2017Want to learn more? Check out our blog: is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is dedicated to pursuing, 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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