Sr. Software Engineer

Engineering – Software /
Full Time /

At Rockset, we’ve built the real-time analytics database for the world's data applications. Our team and technology come from a rich heritage, rooted in the experience of building massive scale data systems at the world’s leading companies, and we created Rockset to make those kinds of powerful data platforms available to real-time application developers everywhere. We are creating a world where developers can go from complex data sets to fast, interactive applications and analysis effortlessly.

We’re a fast-growing company that values curiosity, diversity, and open-mindedness. You will solve interesting problems, surrounded by exceptional people, while making customers happy. We work hard, but also take our personal lives and experiences seriously. Our investors include Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital. We are headquartered in San Mateo, CA with offices in Boston, MA and London, UK.


We are looking for people who are excited by distributed systems and database technologies. Expect to have a lot of influence over the system we are creating. You will take ownership of projects, drive design decisions and build scalable and stable systems through designing clean and usable APIs. You'll contribute to an architecture that anticipates large deployments and can handle scale. Our ideal candidate will have passion for crafting exceptional engineering solutions, striving for improving performance and helping customers succeed.

You'd be a great fit, if you have:

    • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
    • At least 3 years of professional experience in software development shipping production code
    • Fluent in Java or C++. Python is a plus.
    • Experience building, testing and deploying microservices.
    • Experience in building schedulers, orchestration and efficient resource management.
    • Ability to build auto-remediation systems that can handle and heal failures.
    • Experience with Linux, containers and Kubernetes is a plus
    • Strong communication skills to be used across engineering, product and other functional teams

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.