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Senior Software Engineer
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\nAbout Prefect:\n\nAre you looking for an incredible opportunity to work with a high-growth SaaS company? Our workflow orchestration platform bridges the gap between data engineers and data scientists, allowing them to do what they do best. We are looking for enthusiastic new additions to our team who are excited by the question “what will you build?”\n\nRole Summary: \n\nAs a Senior Software Engineer at Prefect, you will work on and lead projects critical to the success of the company. You will focus on scaling our API with expert knowledge of databases and in-memory datastore systems. These systems need to provide extremely low latency to support high throughput of requests that orchestrate events in real time.\n\nYou will coordinate with internal stakeholders, including our CTO and CEO, on new features and help Prefect execute our company’s product roadmap. You will proactively identify opportunities for improvement, build consensus, track risks and dependencies and lead projects to completion with a positive attitude. You will be a mentor and provide leadership to other members of the engineering team. \n\nWe expect our engineers to be product focused and enthusiastic to take on new challenges and drive our product and culture forward. \n\nWhat you’ll be doing (core responsibilities): \n\n\n* \n\nYou will be responsible for optimizing and scaling our product to stay one step ahead of the high demand and traffic\n\n\n* \n\nYou will set up monitoring to finely tune our queries and database performance\n\n\n* \n\nFamiliarity with multi database technologies and access patterns (for example, PostgreSQL, BigQuery, Snowflake)\n\n\n* \n\nYou will design and build new features from our product roadmap\n\n\n* \n\nYou will mentor members of the engineering team\n\n\n* \n\nYou will lead a high-performing and winning culture and foster a collaborative working environment with other members of the engineering team\n\n\n* \n\nYou are a self-starter: you will not hesitate in taking ownership of your ideas and advocating for them\n\n\n* \n\nExtreme attention to detail - Prefect requires thinking through extreme edge cases without losing sight of providing a simple user experience \n\n\n\n\n\nQualifications (you must have):\n\n\n* \n\n5+ years experience working with Python (including asyncio)\n\n\n* \n\n5+ years of working with and maintaining databases (preferably PostgreSQL) and datastores (such as redis)\n\n\n* \n\nExperience deploying and monitoring scalable Kubernetes applications\n\n\n* \n\nExperience with cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP)\n\n\n* \n\nAdvanced knowledge of building highly available systems\n\n\n* \n\nExperience delivering projects from inception to production\n\n\n* \n\nManagement or leadership experience\n\n\n\n\n\nAbout you (we’d like you to have):\n\n\n* \n\nKnowledge of GraphQL and GraphQL servers\n\n\n* \n\nExperience with Apollo and Hasura \n\n\n* \n\nExperience contributing to open source projects \n\n\n* \n\nExcellent judgement and analytical ability\n\n\n* \n\nDemonstrated track record as a successful people manager\n\n\n* \n\nExperience in a start-up or high-growth environment \n\n\n* \n\nExperience with data engineering and data science workflows\n\n\n* \n\n… and an understanding of how and when to “break the mold” when the best practice for Prefect deviates from an industry standard\n\n\n\n
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