At Yugabyte, we are on a mission to become the default transactional database for enterprises building cloud-native applications. YugabyteDB is our PostgreSQL-compatible distributed database for cloud-native apps. Resilient, scalable, and flexible, it runs on any cloud and enables developers to become instantly productive using well-known APIs.We are looking for talented and driven people to join us on our ambitious mission and help us build a lasting and impactful company.The transactional database market is estimated to grow to $64B by 2025. YugabyteDB is cloud-native by design, has on-demand horizontal scalability, and supports geographical distribution of data using built-in replication. This means that we are well-positioned to meet market demand for geo-distributed, high-scale, high-performance workloads.

Join the Database Revolution at Yugabyte.

Modern applications need a cloud-native database that eliminates tradeoffs and silos. YugabyteDB retains the power and familiarity of PostgreSQL by pairing its trusted API with a precision-engineered, distributed, cloud-native architecture. Even better, it’s 100% open source. Many of the world's leading enterprises are migrating from legacy RDBMSs (like Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2) to YugabyteDB, to meet their mission-critical app demands.

The DST group is responsible for the distributed storage and transaction engine powering the YugabyteDB database. We care deeply about the stability, reliability and performance of the system we are building. We are always looking for innovative solutions to these challenges, be it from other industry applications, academic research or original contributions. Our team’s work powers a broad range of components, across both the data and control paths of YugabyteDB, both of which are distributed in nature. The data path includes a log-structured (LSM) storage engine based on a highly customized version of RocksDB and our implementation of distributed Raft consensus and Spanner-like transactional protocols. The control path covers areas such metadata management, failure detection, automatic sharding, and cluster level balancing, as well as the RPC and networking frameworks that glue everything together.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Research, design, implement, test and release new database features and enhancements
  • Write high quality C++ code and comprehensive test cases. Participate in the code review process
  • Troubleshoot correctness, stability or performance issues in a complex distributed system
  • Improve database scalability as we expand cluster sizes and transaction throughput
  • Enhance the database administrator experience across environments with different resource constraints (low or high CPU/memory/IO), deployment models (bare-metal, VMs or k8s) and levels of support (enterprise or open source)
  • Contribute to the growth of our open source database product, YugabyteDB

Required Experience

  • 7+ years experience with compiled languages, e.g. C/C++.
  • Knowledge of concurrency, multithreading and synchronization is a plus.
  • Systems engineering fundamentals (e.g. distributed systems, operating systems, databases) is a plus.
  • BS/MS/PhD in CS (or related field) or equivalent experience.

We feel strongly about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one way to help achieve that. The cash compensation for this role is market competitive, with a range of $180,000-$250,000, as well as equity (when applicable), and benefits including health plans, retirement plans, and unlimited paid time off (PTO). Some roles also include variable/incentive compensation, or a competitive On Target Earnings (OTE) incentive compensation structure. The pay range for this position is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. The actual pay will vary based on factors including experience, qualifications, and skill level.

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