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Software Engineer (Database)Remote



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Software Engineer (Database)

GlareDB is looking for a software engineer to help build out the core database product. As an early member of the team, you will play a key role in designing and implementing significant portions of a geo-distributed database. As the team grows, you will help mentor newer members of the team on the architecture and internals of the database.


Deep interest and knowledge in database internals (query planning and optimization, distributed transaction handling, physical storage, etc.) or distributed systems (data replication, consensus protocols).
Experience writing high performance code in C, C++, and/or Rust (preferred).
Exceptional at writing design and architecture docs for complex systems.
A willingness to learn Rust.


Previous experience developing research or commercial databases.
Advanced degree in Computer Science with a specialization in databases and/or distributed systems.
Published research papers focused on databases and/or distributed systems.
Publicly available high performance code (C, C++, Rust).


Salary: $100k - $200k
Equity: 0.5% - 1.0%

Perks & Benefits

Unlimited PTO: Take the time to relax and recharge whenever you need to. Results are what matter, not how many hours spent in front of a computer.
Medical, Dental, Vision insurance: GlareDB covers 100% of benefits.
Learning Stipend: Learning never stops. Use an accruing monthly stipend on books and classes to help further your career.
Workstation Budget: Get set up with a workstation that works best for you.
Fully Remote: Work from anywhere in the world!

About GlareDB

GlareDB is a pre-seed stage startup backed by an incredible group of angels and investors.
We are planning to scale up the team to 5 over the coming months as we continue to build out the product. We want to build a team a team of engineers who embrace technical challenges and who aren’t afraid of proposing crazy ideas.

How to Apply

Is this role a great fit for you? Reach out to us at
New grads are welcome to apply. We ask that you provide links to projects or papers you contributed to demonstrating a deep knowledge in databases and/or distributed systems.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, age, national origin, military status, religion, or disability or any other legally protected status.