Senior Software Engineer - Go

Bangalore, India /
R&D – Cloud Platform /
Full-Time
The Senior Software Engineer - Golang is a backend engineer responsible for building and managing cloud-native applications. This role will have the primary accountability of developing, implementing and operating Couchbase’s Cloud platforms. The team operates with a “run what you write” philosophy and each engineer is responsible for deploying and operating the code they write.

A successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in at least one programming language, previous work in SaaS application development and operations. The ideal candidate will also have prior experience developing applications on either of the three major cloud platforms -  AWS, Azure, and GCP.

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 languages and infrastructure such as Go, Python, C, C++, and scripting is mandatory
    • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures 
    • 7+ years writing production back-end/embedded systems code.
    • Experience with agile methodologies and ability to lead scrums 
    • 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 
    • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures 
    • 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 has offices around the globe, and 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

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:
*DBTA Readers' Choice Awards: Best Database Overall and Best In-Memory Database
*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/

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