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Staff Software Engineer - Platform Engineering



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role

Fivetran is building data pipelines to power the modern data stack for thousands of companies.

We are looking for a talented, teamwork oriented person to join our core platform team in the role of Staff Software Engineer. This team is tasked with evolving a high performance extract-load-transform data integration system, that enables our engineering teams, to correctly implement data connectors with minimal maintenance effort. The role will challenge you to reason about relational semantics, powerful abstractions, data representation, and software performance.

A successful candidate will be humble to learn existing ground realities, start from first principles, help identify fresh perspectives and help the team make the most optimal design decisions. This candidate will be very hands-on on implementation tasks, continuously improve the decision factors to recalibrate the ground realities and help achieve the strategic goals.

This is a full-time position based out of our Bangalore.

Technologies You’ll Use

Java, Postgres, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, GCP, BuildKite/Circle CI

What You’ll Do

  • You'll be working with Cloud APIs, SQL, and eventing systems.
  • You'll be working on the core data pipeline that moves terabytes of data from all our customers to their data warehouse.
  • You will process the data into clean, incremental, automated updates.
  • As a technical leader in the team, you will drive engineering excellence within the technology team, come up with architecture and design, work closely with engineers in the team to review designs and contribute directly to code.

Skills We’re Looking for

  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills with a crave for simplicity
  • Hands-on software development
  • Experience in architecting reliable distributed systems, with an emphasis on high-volume data management
  • Experience and expertise in building backend services and data systems
  • Experience with use of wide range of algorithms and data structures
  • Broad technical knowledge in software design, development and test automation
  • Strong knowledge and expertise in working with Java and databases
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, excellent communication skills

Bonus Skills​

  • Knowledge about one or more cloud service provider product portfolio
  • Experience with cloud warehouses, such as Snowflake, BigQuery, RedShift and Databricks



Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Recharge, reenergize, and pursue personal and professional goals with a 30 day paid leave after 5 years

*may vary by country - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

To learn more about Fivetran's benefits by region - click here.

We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

To learn more about Fivetran’s culture and what it’s like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.

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