System Engineer, Infrastructure


Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 12/29/2020
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  • Company Address: 3 Twin Dolphin Dr. Suite 160, Redwood City, CA, 94065

About TigerGraph

TigerGraph is the only scalable graph database for the enterprise. TigerGraph’s proven technology connects data silos for deeper, wider and operational analytics at scale. Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection. Over 50 million patients receive care path recommendations to assist them on their wellness journey. 300 million consumers receive personalized offers with recommendation engines powered by TigerGraph. The energy infrastructure for 1 billion people is optimized by TigerGraph for reducing power outages. TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer 360, MDM, IoT, AI, and machine learning. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, California, USA.

Job Description

The System Engineering team at TigerGraph has built world's fastest real-time Graph Analytics platform using hard-core system programming concepts. We are seeking System Engineers to add to our world-class core engineering team. They will lead the tools and internal infrastructure development work on TigerGraph's patented Graph database and analytics platform. Join this team if you have a passion for building distributed technology platforms and tools to solve the most complex real-life business problems. 

Job Responsibilities:

    • Development and design of the cluster management system;
    • Storage, modification, distribution and management of cluster metadata and configuration;
    • High availability of the TigerGraph cluster;
    • Cluster service discovery;
    • Cluster monitoring services;
    • Cluster data backup and recovery;
    • Cluster expansion and shrinking;
    • Cluster control command line;


  • Good knowledge on distributed systems
  • More than five years of development experience in related fields, solid programming skills, familiar with one of C / C ++ / Go / Java / Python;
  • Familiar with multi-threaded programming
  • Familiar with gRPC protocol;
  • Familiar with Kafka or similar messaging framework;
  • Familiar with Zookeeper / ETCD / Consul or similar tools;
  • Familiar with Linux and shell;
  • Have a deeper understanding of the architecture and principles of distributed systems;
  • Excellent problem-finding and problem-solving skills, good communication skills, good stress resistance, and team spirit

Bonus points:

  • Proficient in Go language, proficient in analyzing and solving performance problems using Go pprof;
  • Familiar with C ++;
  • Have relevant development experience in distributed scheduling system;
  • Familiar with Docker containers;
  • Familiar with Kubernetes;
  • TopCoder, Codeforces yellow or above or have ACM-ICPC / OI competition experience
  • Familiar with distributed consensus algorithms such as Paxos / Raft;
  • Familiar with the underlying knowledge of the operating system, and have experience in TCP / IP, IO and other system tuning experience.

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