Sr. Software Engineer - Cloud Team
Company: Alation Inc
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with
all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19
crisis. Everyone new to the Alation team, along with our current
workforce, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to
return to our offices. Alation pioneered the data catalog market
and today is leading its evolution into a platform for a broad
range of data intelligence solutions including data search &
discovery, data governance, and digital transformation. Nearly 200
enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and
realize business outcomes with Alation. For more information, visit
https://www.alation.com/ ---------- This role will be located in
Redwood City, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, or Austin, TX The Cloud
Team's mission is to innovate the architectural vision of the
Alation Data Catalog Platform from the ground up. In this role,
this individual will bring deep cloud and platform expertise to
collaborate side-by-side with all levels of Engineering to
technically design and deliver this platform centered on data
intelligence. This initiative will further propel Alation as the
product leader in the Data Catalog space. As a senior technical
engineer, your expertise with cloud platforms and computation,
designing and building platforms at cloud scale, and your
experience delivering platforms end-to-end that operate seamlessly
and cleanly for large customer bases, will be applied to
engineering this critical infrastructure to meet rapidly evolving
customer needs. We want to talk to you if you...
- Have proven experience and results in building cloud
technologies end-to-end from design to delivery across multiple
- Have an innovation mindset to solve problems in a leading-edge
new technology space.
- Have deep and broad foundational knowledge of cloud
technologies such as containerization (Kubernetes, Docker), the
cloud networking stack, content delivery systems and more.
- Are a team player that shares technical leadership across an
- Have 10+ years experience in the space, backed by a high
quality computer science education/degree.
- Experience in Python and Postgres are a plus! Here's what you
will be doing...
- Work on every phase of the platform creation, from
proof-of-concept code to architecture, design and implementation,
to build it to perfection.
- Leverage your technology experience to influence technology
direction and decision making, scaling up all aspects of the cloud
(containerization, auto-scaling, operational efficiency and
effectiveness, monitoring, etc.).
- Continuously share your technical leadership and innovation
across the Alation engineering organization.
- Work with the team to deliver a platform that operates and
computes seamlessly, and clearly demonstrates innovation to match
Alation's product leadership. #LI-RB2 Our founders have come
together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and
design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the
Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and
communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the
Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person
startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever
more diverse perspectives as we grow. - High-growth, collaborative
environment with diverse and inclusive teams - Continuous learning,
enrichment and development opportunities - Competitive pay and
health offerings including commuter benefits - Flexible time off to
relax and recharge
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