Principal Software Engineer, Data Platform - Remote

Seattle, WA
Engineering – Data Platform /
Full Time /
Clari’s Revenue platform gives forecasting accuracy and visibility from the sales rep to the board room on revenue performance - helping them spot revenue leak to answer if they will meet, beat, or miss their sales goals. With insights like this, no wonder leading companies worldwide, including Okta, Adobe, Workday, and Zoom use Clari to drive revenue accuracy and precision. We never get tired of our customers singing our praises because it fuels us to help them continue to achieve remarkable. The next generation of revenue excellence is here…are you ready to achieve remarkable with us?

About the Team
The Engineering Team at Clari is deeply committed to building an enterprise-grade platform that serves as the backbone for our customer's most critical business process - Revenue. With an unrelenting commitment to innovation, our mission is to craft the ultimate revenue intelligence platform for our customers. Rooted in Agile principles, we foster a culture of adaptability and efficiency across all our teams. If you're energized by the prospect of contributing to a dynamic environment that emphasizes collaboration, continuous improvement, and leveraging the forefront of technology to address customer needs, we would love to meet you.

About the Role
We are looking for a talented Principal Software Engineer to join our Query Manager team. Query Manager is a part of Clari’s Data Platform team, and is the interface that allows application and API developers to easily and efficiently retrieve data across hundreds of databases and billions of rows of data that comprise our ever-evolving Data Platform. 

You will work with remarkable colleagues to architect, build and optimize the query layer to derive exceptional performance from our data warehouse built on top of AWS Aurora Postgres. You will collaborate closely with the product management, architecture, application and infrastructure teams to build the data services that power our best-in-class enterprise product suite. Most of Clari’s application and API queries are processed through the query manager layer. The products you build are used and loved by many of the most well-known companies in the world. Don’t believe us? Hear what our customers have to say 

Come join this fluid, dynamic, and growing team to learn, teach, and make a big, measurable impact every day. We work in an open, collaborative environment and seek exceptional developers who enjoy problem-solving and straying outside their routine.

This is a fully remote opportunity and can be worked from any location in the United States.


    • Design and evolve the architecture for the query layer that powers Clari’s product suite and platform
    • Learn and contribute to all aspects of the data platform, from extracting and ingesting data from external systems to modeling, transforming, and managing large volumes of data at rest and in motion
    • Mentor junior engineers to set and maintain high standards of engineering excellence while helping to grow their careers
    • Write scalable, robust, and fully tested software for deployment in mission-critical production environments
    • Create and improve tooling and processes to help reduce development friction and enable greater productivity across the development organization
    • Contribute to the growth of Clari by being a brand ambassador and assisting in the hiring of great talent


    • 10+ years of software development experience using Java or similar object-oriented languages for backend development
    • Deep expertise with relational database skills and concepts
    • Experience having led multiple projects from inception through deployment, maintenance, and support
    • Experience with Postgres and non-relational databases like MongoDB
    • Experience with AWS 
    • Experience building scalable systems and architectures
    • Experience with database performance tuning

Perks and Benefits @ Clari

    • Remote-first with opportunities to work and celebrate in person
    • Medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability, Life insurance, and EAP
    • Mental health support provided by Modern Health
    • Pre-IPO stock options
    • Well-being and professional development stipends
    • Retirement 401(k) plan
    • 100% paid parental leave, plus fertility and family planning support provided by Maven
    • Discretionary paid time off, monthly ‘take a break’ days, and Focus Fridays
    • Focus on culture: Charitable giving match, plus in-person and virtual events 

    • It is Clari’s intent to pay all Clarians competitive wages and salaries that are motivational, fair, and equitable. The goal of Clari’s compensation program is to be transparent, attract potential employees, meet the needs of all current employees and encourage employees to stay and grow at Clari.

      Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to specific work location, skill set, depth of experience, education and certifications.

      The salary range for this position is $206,300 to $309,400. The compensation package for this position also includes stock options and company-paid benefits, including well-being and professional development stipends.
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You’ll often hear our CEO talk about being remarkable. To Clari, remarkable means many things. We believe in providing interesting and meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive environment - free from discrimination for everyone without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. 

Clari focuses on culture add, not culture fit, and believe we are made stronger by what makes you unique. If you are passionate about learning and excited about what we are doing, then we want to hear from you!