Staff/Principal Database Engineer

  • ServiceNow
  • 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Job Title: Staff/Principal Database Engineer Location: Santa Clara or San Diego preferredServiceNow is changing the way people work. We help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before. Were disruptive. We work hard but try not to take ourselves too seriously. We are highly adaptable and constantly evolving. We are passionate about our product, and we live for our customers. We have high expectations and a career at ServiceNow means challenging yourself to always be better. What you get to do in this role:As a Staff or Principal Software Engineer on the Cloud Platform DB engineering team, you will be a key member of a new team that will be responsible for troubleshooting and evolving the database used across ServiceNow. Were looking for developers with a love for databases.Our largest customers are always pushing the limits of the backend storage in terms of size of the data, speed of IO, as well as number of concurrent transactions. Performance, reliability and scalability will always at the core of our work. Our new Cloud Platform DB engineering team will be responsible for maintaining a core infrastructure component - MariaDB and collaborating with cross-functional engineering and operations teams to develop new and improve on existing database features and resolve complex technical problems.In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:10+ years software development experience including: Experience coding in large production projects written in C, C++, JavaExpert knowledge on database internalsStrong technical skills with a proven record of architecture & design experience in building large scale distributed systems/databases Knowledgeable about query optimization, & index tuningExperience with troubleshooting difficult production issues e.g. deadlocks, intermittent failures, performance issues, etc. Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environmentIt'd be even better if you have: Experience developing a databaseExperience developing MariaDB/MySQL with InnoDB storage engineExperience developing cloud application development platformServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at (408) ###-####, or for assistance.
Associated topics: data administrator, data analyst, data integrity, data scientist, data warehouse, data warehousing, database, database administrator, mongo database, sybase