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Senior Software Engineer: Full Text Search
Couchbase
Publication date: Nov 28th
Job type: Full Time
Category: Software Dev
Location: US
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If you like distributed databases and information retrieval, then you’ll like this! As a Senior Software Engineer in our full-text indexing team, your job will be to design and implement cutting-edge distributed, scale-out data and indexing infrastructure software systems. You will be part of a team working on challenging problems, including distributed information retrieval caching, distributed key-value and document data stores, data replication & conflict resolution, scale-out fault tolerance and data-layer reliability. You’ll work with Golang, JavaScript and possibly a few other languages thrown in for good measure. Don't forget JSON, too. You will probably bring Unix systems and server tech kung-fu to the team.

Like open source? So do we: Couchbase and its engineers are active open source contributors for Couchbase, memcached, and other projects.

Responsibilities
    • Create the world’s best distributed information retrieval server software which companies will rely on for mission-critical OLTP needs
    • Discuss and debate with your peers as you help figure out product requirements and the architectural approach to getting things built
    • Design and implement needle-mover features with simplicity, elegance and economy
    • Research industry and academic leading-edge search and indexing algorithms for IR analysis, tokenization, scoring and relevance
    • Think quality; think leverage. Develop high-quality software and use unit, component, and end-to-end CI automation tests and performance benchmarks so we know we have high-quality software

Preferred Qualifications
    • You’re a self-motivated, independent, and high-performance person. You learn quickly and you enjoy worthy challenges
    • You’re particular about your toolset, because you have it set up just how you like it and when you’re at your best you’re insanely productive
    • You have 4+ years of commercial or open source software experience (prefer experience with packaged, downloadable software)
    • You can hack in C, C++ but you also like the intoxicating power of working in higher-level languages like Go.
    • You think distributed systems problems are cool
    • You’re a good communicator and an excellent team mate, including working with remote colleagues
    • You like working in organizations that strive to have a good balance between doing it right and moving quickly

Minimum Qualifications
    • BS Computer Science or commensurate 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’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 perks

  • 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

  • Couchbase Named a Leader: Forrester Wave Big Data NoSQL Report
  • Wealth Front Career-Launching Companies List 2018
  • Forbes Next Billion Dollar Startups 2018
  • 2018 Deloitte Fast 500
  • 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 2017

  • Want to learn more? Check out our blog: https://blog.couchbase.com/

    Couchbase is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 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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