Golang / Go Job: Go Database Engineer


Go Database Engineer at InfluxDB

San Francisco, CA, Denver, CO, and New York, NY, United States   (Posted Aug 18 2015)
About the company
An open-source distributed time series database with no external dependencies. InfluxDB is the new home for all of your metrics, events, and analytics

Job position

Job description
As a Go Database Engineer, you'll be working on the core of InfluxDB, an open source time series database written in Go. As part of the core database team, you'll be on the forefront of development with Go, helping us solve problems in high-performance, distributed computing. To do this, you'll take point on key pieces of the database and learn the ins and outs of distributed systems. You'll also share your knowledge and collaborate with the team.

Ideally, you'll have strong experience with Go or fluency with a similar language (Java, C, C++, etc) plus some experience with Go.

We're looking for candidates who value continually mastering the craft of coding and building tools that benefit the open source development community. You'll need to be open to experimenting, which means that you'll also need persistence. You'll also be working closely with your team, so you'll need to be empathic, supportive, and self-aware.

Being a core contributor to the InfluxDB codebase
Taking a leadership role in open source community
Being decisive about architecture and implementation decisions
Providing thoughtful and clear feedback on pull requests from your coworkers and peers

Skills & requirements

You can read and write Go code (because InfluxDB itself is written in Go)
You are familiar with network protocols: the lower layers like IP, TCP, and UDP; and the higher layers like HTTP
You have experience in distributed computing
You have the knowledge level of at least a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
You believe that writing clear and concise tests is important
Extensive open-source contributions
You must be authorized to work in the United States

Instructions how to apply
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Company: InfluxDB

Location: San Francisco, CA, Denver, CO, and New York, NY, United States

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