Open-source EL(T) platform

Software Engineer, Cloud Platform

Remote / Remote (US)
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About the role

Airbyte is the open-source standard for EL(T). We enable data teams to replicate data from applications, APIs, and databases to data warehouses, lakes, and other destinations. We believe only an open-source approach can solve the problem of data integration, as it enables us to cover the long tail of integrations while enabling teams to adapt pre-built connectors to their needs.


Within the past 24 months, we've built over 200+ connectors and we've had 25,000+ companies replicating data with us. We've raised $181M from some of the world's top investors (Benchmark, Accel, Altimeter, Coatue, Y Combinator, etc.) and believe in product-led growth, where we build something awesome and let our product bring the users, rather than an outbound sales engine with cold calls.


Airbyte is remote friendly, with most of the team still based in Silicon Valley. We’re fully transparent as a company. Our company handbookcore valuesmethodologystrategy and roadmap are open to all.


If you find this role exciting, we encourage you to apply even if you think you don’t meet all requirements.


The Opportunity


The Platform Team is building a cloud version of our product from the ground up. You'll be getting in at the ground floor on building a SaaS ETL tool. This initiative builds on the success of the open source product. It will be a game changer for existing and new users who want to leverage the Airbyte ETL platform without having to maintain it themselves. Because of its open-source roots, Airbyte Cloud will be the only SaaS ETL solution that can manage data pipelines for all of a user's sources in a single tool. 


In addition, the platform team is driving important new features to the core Airbyte product including: schema evolution, support for more granular data types to name a couple. It is early days on the platform team, anyone who joins the team will be designing and working on meaty features that will define the Airbyte product.


What You'll Do


  • Write code
  • Design and lead system-spanning technical projects
  • Advocate for new features and product decisions based learnings from users
  • Own the success of our cloud and OSS products
  • Embed or rotate into the Connector team to execute on cross-cutting projects
  • Contribute to and help shape the Platform team’s roadmap
  • Engage with our open source community via events, Slack, or pull requests to ensure we cultivate and serve a thriving community
  • Drive and participate in major architectural initiatives

What You'll Need

  • 4+ years of software engineering experience. Hiring at all experienced levels!
  • Proficiency writing production-quality code in Java
  • Any non-zero level of experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or Temporal
  • Any non-zero experience either building or using ETL tools
  • Any non-zero level of experience working on a cloud platform (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc).
  • Desire to work directly with users
  • Desire to guide the product to better solve for user needs
  • Willing to work remote
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for continuous learning and improvement (both at a personal and team level)
  • Belief in our values

We provide


  • Fully remote flexible work environment - we don’t look at when you log in, log out or how much time you work. We look at your output and we trust you; it’s the only way remote can actually work. 

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off - we need you at your best at all times. Our expected minimum time off of 25 PTO days per year lets you schedule your work around your life.

  • Co-working space - most of our team enjoys the WFH life but if you prefer to work from a co-working space, we will cover the full monthly cost.

  • Parental leave (for both parents) - we offer 16 weeks of paid parental leave for all new parents so you have time to adjust to the new life (and work) schedule introduced by your new bundle of joy.

  • Sponsored Travel - we are a fully distributed, 100% remote-first team, however, we recognize the value of in-person time. We sponsor annual company-wide retreats, team offsites, and Travel With Purpose in between to allow you to collaborate with your team in person on a regular basis.

  • Open book policy - we will pay for books you purchase for your professional and career development. 

  • Continuous learning/training policy - we sponsor you for the conferences and training programs you feel would add to your development in the company. 

  • Competitive benefits package for US-based employees , including:

  • Blue Shield or Kaiser Medical Insurance 

    • Airbyte covers 100% for both employees and dependents
  • Dental (including child & adult ortho) & Vision Insurance

    • Airbyte covers 100% for both employees and dependents
  • Life and AD&D Insurance

    • Airbyte covers 100% for employees
  • Short-term Disability Insurance 

    • Airbyte covers 100% for employees 
  • Long-term Disability Insurance

    • Airbyte covers 100% for employees
  • Healthcare insurance stipend for those outside the US whose countries do not provide it for free.

  • Mental Health Support for all team members provided via Spill.

  • 401k for US-based employees.

  • FSA (flexible spending account)

  • Work Visas We currently sponsor H1B Transfers, TN Visas, and Green Cards. All other Visa requests will be discussed on a case by case basis to determine if we can sponsor.


Salary for this job- $173,000- $225,000 +  a generous equity package, and benefits listed above for US Market. For countries outside of the US we offer benefits and localized salaries based on your region or area.


Airbyte is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, veteran or military status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Airbyte is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. Please let us know if you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability.



About Airbyte

Airbyte is an open-source data integration engine that syncs data from applications, APIs & databases to data warehouses, lakes, and other destinations.

Team Size:110
Location:San Francisco
John Lafleur
John Lafleur
Michel Tricot
Michel Tricot