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(Senior) Software Engineer - Backend



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

We're looking for experienced software engineers to help us build and maintain our managed TimescaleDB cloud services. You will have the opportunity to work with a close-knit team, developing Golang services that power our users’ TimescaleDB experience. You will design and architect features and services from the ground up and have ownership over them from the design phase through deployment to production.

Timescale is an all-remote organization; this is a full-time position. Due to the location of the team, the preferred location for this role would be Europe or in the East Coast North American time zone.


  • 2+ years of software engineering experience in production environments
  • Strong programming skills (we mainly use Go but are more concerned with good fundamentals), including working with concurrency and high volume/traffic workloads
  • Experience with event-driven architecture and modern API technologies like gRPC and GraphQL
  • Strong experience with and commitment to testing
  • Comfortable developing with Linux and containers

Nice to haves

  • Experience with deploying in Kubernetes environments and/or developing Kubernetes operators/controllers
  • Deep knowledge of at least one major cloud provider (AWS preferred)
  • Experience deploying, operating, and using major production-level databases. Huge bonus points for PostgreSQL and/or TimescaleDB!

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