Cloud Software Engineer


United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/03/2021
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About Ahana

Developer of presto-based ad hoc analytics platform intended to simplify interactive analytics as well as foster growth and evangelize the PrestoDB community. The company is currently operating in Stealth mode.

Job Description

Ahana is the self-service analytics startup for Presto, the fastest growing open source SQL project today. Backed by Google Ventures and Lux Capital, Ahana offers its customers the first cloud-native managed service for Presto which simplifies the deployment, management and integration of Presto. The cloud data analytics market is expected to grow from $10B to $100B in the next 10 years. Ahana Cloud for Presto simplifies and unifies data analytics on disparate data sources such as databases and data lakes on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The founders are experts in Presto, databases, cloud, and open source GTM, hailing from Uber, Teradata, Splunk, Couchbase, Alibaba, IBM, and Aviatrix. We are an all-remote company with a female co-founder leading the product team.

What you will build: A powerful experience for data-driven analysts and platform teams by providing a reliable, scalable cloud service that can be deployed in the customer’s AWS environment.

You should be an expert in everything AWS related as well as a very strong developer to build cloud data infra applications.


• Take on lead role in building out AWS infrastructure and microservices to automate deployment pipeline for a SaaS application

• Build, automate and facilitate upgrades and patches to live customer deployments

• Act as a player and coach, who can handle deep technical needs of customers, manage and grow other team members

• Deliver best practices, guidance, documentation and support for architecting and building robust customer solutions

• Deliver proactive suggestions for improving performance and efficiency of the overall application / service

• Drive cloud-related product enhancement and feature requests working with product management and engineering

• Be a true proponent of customer advocacy

Competencies / Requirements

• Minimum 5 years experience architecting, designing, building, testing, and maintaining managed services or SaaS software applications

• Deep understanding of AWS and services particularly the following:

- storage - S3

- data - RDS, Redshift

- compute - EMR, Athena

- networking - VPC, PrivateLink, etc.

- orchestration - AWS orchestration like EKS, Kubernetes.

- distributed data systems - Spark, Presto, Hadoop etc.

• Deep experience with orchestration technologies - including Terraform, Dockers, Kubernetes

• First-hand experience architecting, developing, deploying, and operating large scale distributed systems from scratch.

• Deep Linux and systems understanding.

• Excellent Python programming experience especially related to web development.

• Additional Java / Go experience a strong plus

• Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment

• Experience in a SaaS cloud environments i.e. AWS, Azure, Google cloud platform

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science required

About Ahana

Ahana, the self-service analytics company for Presto, is the only company with a cloud-native managed service for Presto on Amazon Web Services that simplifies the deployment, management and integration of Presto and enables cloud and data platform teams to provide self-service, SQL analytics for their organization’s analysts and scientists. As the Presto market continues to grow exponentially, Ahana's mission is to simplify interactive analytics as well as foster growth and evangelize the PrestoDB community. Founded in 2020, Ahana is headquartered in San Mateo, CA and operates as an all-remote company. Investors include GV, Lux Capital, and Leslie Ventures. Follow Ahana on LinkedIn, Twitter and PrestoDB Slack.

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