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Developer Platform Principal Software Engineer

Snowflake

Snowflake

Software Engineering
Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

At Snowflake, we are at the forefront of the data revolution, committed to building the world’s greatest data and applications platform. Our 'get it done' culture ensures that every team member has an equal opportunity to innovate, make a lasting impact, and thrive in a collaborative environment.

Why Snowflake?

We are the fastest-growing software company at this scale in history, and we aim to reach even greater heights by delivering the best visual user experience in the industry. Our Snowflake AI Data Cloud harnesses the full potential of the New Data Economy. We pioneered truly frictionless data sharing, developed a rapidly expanding data marketplace and monetization platform, and offered a comprehensive analytics platform featuring seamless visual experiences, powerful data visualizations, and a world-class management interface.

Your Role: Developer Platform Principal Software Engineer

As the Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for building a unified experience across the Snowflake platform and tools. Your passion for delighting customers and your deep expertise in creating exceptional developer experiences will help us build the future of the AI Data Cloud. Join us and contribute to a platform that empowers users to achieve more with their data.

As the Developer Platform Principal Software Engineer, YOU WILL:

  • Be the voice of the Developer Platform in the company-wide technical architects’ forum and participate in defining the company's future technical directions.
  • Define the architectural vision for the developer platform and ensure consistency of design abstractions across the entire product surface.
  • Develop innovative platform offerings, with a global mindset, and operate across regional boundaries.
  • Promote strong collaboration within a cross-functional team, including design, and product management.
  • Deliver features requiring close coordination with several teams such as database change management, external tools, drivers, or REST APIs.
  • Be a strong contributor to the product vision and drive team planning.
  • Motivate others to act, create a compelling vision for the future, communicate clearly, and use a collaborative leadership approach.
  • Build for scale and high performance.

OUR IDEAL Developer Platform Principal Software Engineer WILL HAVE:

  • Significant software development experience, including 15+ years of experience in product development and shipping world-class developer experiences.
  • Distributed system development experience is a big plus.
  • Deep understanding of modern web applications design architecture, good API design patterns, performance, and scale.
  • Experience in the software development lifecycle process, including analysis and design, APIs, development tools and technologies, release and version control, contemporary testing methodologies, and deployment management.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience, such as being an architect or tech lead for high-impact customer-facing projects.
  • Experience in modern technologies such as Java, Python, Go, Javascript, or C#.
  • Experience with building dev tools and experiences, REST APIs, testing frameworks, drivers, etc.

WHY JOIN THE ENGINEERING TEAM AT SNOWFLAKE?

BUILDING CUTTING-EDGE CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES IS COMPLEX, AND OUR ENGINEERING TEAM SURMOUNTS THE OBSTACLES. AS A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM, YOU WILL:

  • Build an industry-leading data platform that customers love.
  • Create an intuitive, elegant, and accessible developer experience that makes a powerful and highly technical product simple to use.
  • Learn about and contribute to:
    • Super-robust and secure enterprise SaaS platform that services hundreds of customers and millions of complex queries daily.
    • Highly-scalable and reliable data processing platform that runs on hundreds and thousands of machines.
    • User interfaces bridge the enterprise world with the consumer experience.
  • Join a world-class team of both industry veterans and rising stars.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.

How do you want to make your impact?