Senior Software Engineer - Cloud


Manchester, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/16/2021
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  • Company Address: 3250 Olcott Street, Santa Clara, CA, 95054

About Couchbase

Unlike other NoSQL databases, Couchbase provides an enterprise-class, multicloud to edge database that offers the robust capabilities required for business-critical applications on a highly scalable and available platform.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer with expertise in cloud-native architecture and SaaS application development to join a newly created engineering team chartered with building the next phase of our cloud services strategy from the ground-up.  This is an exciting and unique opportunity to have a major influence on the development of our service and contribute to the next phase of innovation for cloud-native databases!
This is a full stack engineering position where you’ll build and manage cloud-native applications. This engineer and team will have primary responsibility and accountability for developing, implementing and operating Couchbases cloud platforms.  The team operates with a “run what you write” philosophy and engineers take responsibility for deploying and operating their code. This role can be worked remotely, from our office in Santa Clara, CA or Manchester, UK.


    • Design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure and configuration of SaaS applications with a focus on automation and infrastructure as code.
    • Design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure as a service layer (hosted and cloud-based platforms) that supports the different platform services.
    • Develop comprehensive monitoring solutions to provide full visibility to the different platform components using tools and services like Kubernetes, Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, Datadog, New Relic and other similar tools.
    • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum SDLC
    • Interface with Product manager and Product owner to refine requirements and translate requirements to stories and epics. 
    • Perform detailed scoping of features 
    • Integrate different components and develop new services with a focus on open source to allow a minimal friction developer interaction with the platform and application services.
    • Identify and troubleshoot any availability and performance issues at multiple layers of deployment, from hardware, operating environment, network, and application.
    • Evaluate performance trends and expected changes in demand and capacity, and establish the appropriate scalability plans
    • Troubleshoot and solve customer issues on production deployments
    • Ensure that SLAs are met in executing operational tasks


    • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures 
    • 6+ years writing production back-end/embedded systems code.
    • Experience with agile methodologies and ability to lead scrums
    • Experience in languages such as Go, Python, C, C++, and scripting 
    • Some experience with front-end frameworks such as React, Angular and Bootstrap a solid plus. 
    • Team lead experience, Experience working with global and remote teams 
    • Experience with a pair programming model highly desirable
    • Experience in full-stack development 
    • Cloud Infrastructure • Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Azure 
    • Operations  - Continuous Integration and Deployment
    • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures 
    • Operations  - Continuous Integration and Deployment
    • MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.