About Aerospike

At Aerospike, we dream big. Our focus is helping companies tackle seemingly insurmountable problems and doing what’s never been done before. That is why we developed the world's leading real-time data platform that powers mission-critical applications at the world's most innovative, category-disrupting companies.  Aerospike companies have deployed extreme-scale real-time applications to fight fraud, dramatically increase shopping cart size, enable global digital payments, and deliver hyper-personalized user experiences to tens of millions of customers.

Customers like Airtel, Experian, Nielsen, PayPal, Snap, Verizon Media, and Wayfair rely on Aerospike as the data foundation for the future to help them act in the microsecond moments that matter. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Aerospike has a global presence with offices in London, Bangalore, and Tel Aviv.

As a Senior Backend Engineer at the Aerospike Cloud team, your role is pivotal in developing the Aerospike Cloud Platform - the company's Multi-Cloud Multi-Tenant Aerospike Platform cloud offering. Your contributions will directly impact our ability to deliver innovative solutions to our global customer base.


  • Communicate regularly with stakeholders, project managers, quality assurance teams, and other developers regarding progress on a long-term technology roadmap
  • Produce quality code, raising the bar for team performance and speed
  • Write code and tests, build prototypes, resolve issues, and profile and analyze bottlenecks
  • Optimize backend services for performance and scalability
  • Develop automated unit and integration tests to ensure business needs are met.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Excellent foundation in computer science and algorithms
  • Experience in developing distributed, multitenant, auto-scalable backend services
  • Proficient knowledge of one or more statically typed back-end programming languages (Go, Kotlin, Java, Scala) 
  • Experience with at least one of the major public cloud providers: AWS, Google, Azure
  • Experience with NoSQL and relational databases and database fundamentals, including data storage, data replication, data modeling, and data access patterns
  • Experience with developing, deploying, and maintaining distributed services with containers (Docker) & orchestration (Kubernetes, EKS, GKE)
  • Experience with Git and CI/CD pipeline engines
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of techniques and standards for authentication, authorization, and encryption 

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Proficient in Go
  • Experience with NoSQL database development
  • Experience with Terraform, Ansible, and other DevOps technologies
  • Experience with the Kubernetes Operator pattern


Aerospike is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental
disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

Join us at Aerospike and be part of a dynamic team that is shaping the future of data management. Salary Range for California Based Applicants: [$170,000 - $195,000] (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law)


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