Sr. Software Engineer at EDB (Remote)

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The world loves Postgres. If you work with developers or data scientists or anyone wrangling data, you’ll probably see a sticker with the tusks and trunk of the Postgres elephant on the lid of a nearby laptop. EDB has a lot to do with that.

We’ve been major contributors to Postgres since the beginning, and we are proud to call thousands of boundary pushing customers our partners. Proud though we are, we are not resting on our laurels. There’s plenty of work to do. The good news is that everything we do will impact Postgres, which is to say that it will impact the world. No pressure.

Candidate note: This position can sit remotely in the US or Ontario Canada Province (EST/CST)

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer who possesses a strong understanding of how best to solve & test complex, mission critical challenges. You’ll be part of our DAD team, helping shape the future of our BigAnimal Cloud products, writing software which ensures our customers data is securely backed up for when disaster strikes. So it needs to be well designed & rigorously tested such that we have confidence in it working in multiple scenarios/environments.

Ideal candidates will take pride in delivering idiomatic, well documented, thoroughly tested applications that “just work”. 

Responsibilities

  • Be part of a team that owns all phases of the product development life cycle, from conception to delivery to customers, including support/operation if required. 
  • Build quality and security directly into the product, by improving our CI/CD tools integration/operations, and full automation of CI/testing
  • Develop REST API’s and Microservices with Golang
  • Manage and deploy containers with Kubernetes
  • Configure, setup and deploy into cloud environments (AWS, Azure and GCP)
  • Collaborate with engineering teams across the world, mentor, share information with and learn from other engineers and help drive continuous improvement of our platform, without losing focus on the flow that generates customers’ value.
  • Bring an inquisitive, innovative & collegiate attitude to problem solving. 

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5+ years experience as a back-end software engineer with Golang as a preference, but open to Python, Java or PHP as well. 
  • Hands-on experience in installing, configuring, operating, and monitoring CI/CD pipeline tools, specifically using/writing GitHub Actions
  • Experience in excerpting metrics and results from CI/CD & pipeline security tools (e.g., static code analysis)
  • Experience in the development of REST API’s, familiarity with GraphQL query language
  • Experience in developing for one of the major public Cloud Vendors (AWS, Azure or GCP) to include configurations, setups and deployments. 
  • Experience working within the Kubernetes ecosystem with good knowledge of deploying and managing containers
  • Built applications using Postgres, or have been involved in the management of Postgres in production environments
  • Built tests for complex systems, using both unit tests and “end to end” tests
  • Experience in a TDD environment, and the experience to know when testing is sufficient

Plusses

  • Understanding of the Postgres ecosystem, popular Open Source projects etc.
  • Have worked in a “you build it you run it” environment, familiarity with DevOps/SRE 
  • Experience with Bash scripting
  • Involvement in OSS communities (not just Postgres, though that’s a double plus!)
  • Experience working in a global environment

#LI-Remote

We know it takes a unique mix of people and skills to help us in our mission to supercharge Postgres, and we understand that not everyone will check every box. We’d love to hear from you and we want you to apply!

EDB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. EDB was built on a commitment to trust and respect each other and to embrace an array of people and ideas. These values remain at the center of our culture and are key to our company’s integrity.

Our US benefits package is listed here - additional benefits packages available upon request 

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Candidate Location Eligibility:
Boston, MA

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • Google DriveManagement
    • Google DocsManagement
    • Google SlidesManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS

An Insider's view of EDB

What projects are you most excited about?

EDB really cares about their employees, and being a part of the team that brings that caring directly to the people, is what makes me most excited. Seeing my colleagues benefit from programs that help with our new workplace demands is very rewarding, and keeps me motivated to constantly improve our culture.

Lauren

HR Generalist

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful on the Product Management team at EDB, you should love data-driven analysis, have a customer focus and understand the broader competitive landscape. You should also love to collaborate, negotiate and prioritize with multiple teams to create a shared product vision.

Aislinn

Principal Product Manager

What are EDB Perks + Benefits

EDB Benefits Overview

We offer generous benefits and are always looking innovative ways to support our employees.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We donate to NAACP LDF, Black Lives Matter, Amnesty International and Project Citizenship. We also donate to local children's charities in our community.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We hold All-Hands meeting twice per quarter and we host monthly luncheons when we're in the office.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We have a competitive monthly premium and will pay the second half of the deductible.
Life Insurance
Guaranteed up to 2x your annual earnings up to $375,000
Wellness Programs
We've partnered with Modern Health, an online platform that offers mental health resources, financial wellness and professional coaching. We also have every 3rd Friday off for a Wellness Day.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Teams go to workout classes together and follow each other on Peloton!
Mental Health Benefits
We provide Employee Assistance Programs.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
All employees are eligible for an annual performance based bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
We offer dependent care accounts to pay childcare costs pre-tax.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Our CEO regularly holds a book reading session for the children of EDB staff as well as other family oriented events.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We have cold brew and kombucha on tap!
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Up to $150
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
All employees will receive a $500 work from home stipend
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our leadership team is truly dedicated to taking care of our employees.

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