The Application Data Loading (LunaDb) team builds the internal frameworks powering all data loading in the Asana web application. The team enables Asana engineers to move fast by collaborating with both product teams on how to design new features, and infrastructure teams to ensure the scalability and performance of Asana. We combine the best ideas from other web technologies with our internal graph server, taking into account Asana’s scale and unique product needs.
Engineers on this team are closely aware of the product we are building and the needs of the teams working directly on new asana features. We find ways to accelerate this while also considering the performance of the application as a whole, and its behavior as a distributed system.
We’re looking for an experienced software engineer to further improve the power and simplicity of our frameworks. You’ll contribute to extending our powerful in-house graph query language, as well as the APIs which allow our data-intensive application to be highly performant while automatically responding when users make changes. The team balances short term improvements to unblock new features, with large-scale re-imagining of how software is written at the company.
What you’ll achieve
- Produce high-quality design and code which enable new ways for product engineers to build features
- Own particular areas of our frameworks, and actively advocate for how they can be improved
- Solve to novel engineering problems, balancing product performance and engineer velocity
- Evangelize good code and solid engineering and operability practices
- 4+ years of software engineering experience, ideally with some experience building APIs, frameworks, or database abstraction layers.
- Excellent communication skills for collaborating with other teams
- Sound judgment when balancing moving quickly with producing quality code and long-term code maintainability
Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Millions of teams around the world, from small businesses to large enterprises, rely on Asana to manage everything from company objectives to digital transformation to product launches and marketing campaigns. For the past 5 years, we've been named a top workplace, including top 10 Great Place to Work Best Small & Medium Workplaces, #1 Fortune Best Workplace in the Bay Area for four years in a row, #8 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, #14 Glassdoor Best Place to Work, and one of Ireland's Best Workplaces. After spending more than a year physically distanced, we are safely and mindfully returning our global teams to in-person collaboration, incorporating flexibility that adds hybrid elements to our office-centric culture. With offices all over the world, we are always looking for curious, collaborative, and mission-driven people to help us enable the world’s teams to work together effortlessly.
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