Golang / Go Job: Senior Software Engineer - Full Text Search

Couchbase

Senior Software Engineer - Full Text Search at Couchbase

Mountain View, California, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Jul 10 2018)
About the company
Couchbase’s mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world’s first Engagement Database. Built on the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform offering includes Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile and is Open Source. The platform provides unmatched agility and manageability – as well as unparalleled performance at any scale – to deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer experiences. The world's largest enterprises choose Couchbase for the most demanding web, mobile and IoT applications - companies like Amadeus, AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Concur, Disney, Dixons Carphone, eBay, General Electric, LinkedIn, Marriott, PayPal, Ryanair, Viber, Tesco, United Airlines, Verizon, Wells Fargo, and hundreds of others around the world use Couchbase Data Platform for their interactive web, mobile, and IoT applications.

Job position
Permanent

Job description
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

Skills & requirements
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

Instructions how to apply
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