Fivetran

The global leader in modern data integration

Senior Software Engineer

Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
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About the role

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

 

About the role:

Fivetran is building data pipelines to power the modern data stack for thousands of companies.  We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer enthusiastic in joining a fast-growing company. You'll help build new features of our data pipeline service, help improve our software architecture, and maintain reliable operation of the service. We're looking for people who want to learn the key values that make our product great, and implement those values in the many small decisions you make every day as a developer.

 

We emphasize using no-nonsense tools, and take great pride in the simplicity and effectiveness of the systems we build. Our back-end is built on Java, Postgres, and Kubernetes.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:

  • Create new data source connectors to be part of a product portfolio enjoyed by customers of all sizes- from startups to enterprises
  • Develop, maintain, and test code
  • Contribute to the efforts to the maintenance and improvement of existing connectors; call for improvement in all areas of Fivetran's codebase and infrastructure
  • Participate in on-call rotation (8 AM to 8 PM)
  • Contribute to hiring by participating in the interview process

Requirements:

  • Writes well-structured and performant code
  • Able to define project requirements
  • Proficient at designing software and infrastructure
  • Java programming experience
  • Works well in a team
  • Mentors junior and senior developers
  • Can identify design flaws in existing systems and come up with improvements

Nice-to-haves:

  • Experience in data processing (ETL, ELT) and/or cloud-based platforms
  • Experience in designing and developing file, event, application, or database connectors
  • Experienced working in a cloud environment utilizing AWS, GCP, Postgres, Kubernetes, Docker, CircleCI, or similar technologies

 

Perks and Benefits:

  • 100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
  • Option of Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus paid sick time, holidays, parental leave, and volunteer days off
  • 401k match program
  • Eligible donation match program
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Work-from-home equipment reimbursement for your home office setup!
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team building activities
  • Commuter benefits to help with transit and parking costs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Stock equity -- every employee is granted stock options when they walk in the door   
  • Annual Camp Fivetran trip that brings together every employee from around the world

We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. To learn more about Fivetran’s culture and what it’s like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.

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Why you should join Fivetran

Our mission is to save engineers from building in-house data pipelines, by building one automated data pipeline that everyone can use. Every single company that uses SaaS tools to run their business will eventually need to analyze the data that sits in those tools. Fivetran unlocks this data with automated connectors that converts messy, chaotic APIs into normalized, standard schemas.

Fivetran
Founded:2012
Team Size:950
Location:Oakland, CA
Founders
Taylor Brown
Taylor Brown
COO
George Fraser
George Fraser
Founder