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Senior Software Engineer

CouchbaseManchester, United KingdomFull-time$95k - $230k*Dec 12, 2022

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Everyday we tackle new and exciting challenges to empower developers to build responsive and flexible cloud, mobile, and edge computing applications that scale effortlessly. Couchbase delivers unmatched versatility, performance, scalability and financial value across cloud, on premises, hybrid, distributed cloud and edge commuting deployments. The database market is one of the largest undisturbed markets for enterprise software. The main catalyst for this is the need for digital transformation. Join Couchbase to be a part of a greater change. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the most innovative, passionate and humble individuals in the database industry. 

At Couchbase, big things happen. Every day, we’re translating vision into reality by tackling new and exciting challenges head-on. This is a breakthrough stage in our company, where the enthusiasm of our employees and leadership team is infectious and growing.  You’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.

With your passion to learn about the cloud, you are excited to help advance the Cloud Native management interfaces of an already Cloud Native Database platform.  You will be part of the team that helps set the direction and define the interfaces and components necessary to advance what it means to be a cloud native database platform.
Your curiosity of the Cloud Native ecosystem will help bring Couchbase to everywhere it can add value.  Your ability to represent Couchbase’s interests in Open Source Cloud Native projects, engaging those communities as a knowledgeable expert, will further not only your company’s value, but also the value of that ecosystem.
You will also be an advocate for Cloud Native tech to other subject matter experts in Couchbase Engineering. In doing so, you and Couchbase will continue to gather users, deployments and customers in the constantly growing database market.


Implement Management Features:
- Working with a team of subject matter experts and the product managers, implement a set of features integrating Couchbase with Cloud Native tech. Some of these exist already, and some have prototypes.  These include Prometheus, Fluentd and Fluent-bit, the Kubernetes Pod Autoscaler, etc.
- Help automate the delivery of our products to customers through cloud marketplaces.
- Be a bridge to other parts of the Engineering organization where product features interleave and depend upon each other. Keep track of delivery dates for dependent projects; partner with Quality Engineering in organizing interdependent project plans.
Support Across Lifecycle:
- Contribute to and write tutorials on integration with Cloud Native ecosystem components such as Fluentd, Prometheus, Open Telemetry.
- Be an advocate to, and support Sales Engineers and Professional Services field organizations in understanding and bringing this tech to end users.
- Facilitate efficient development by the entire team through running development processes, ensuring dependent items are in place, adjusting course as needed to further improve efficiency of producing.
Partner to Product and Engineering:
- Work with Product Managers, Architects and Principal Engineers in the definition and development of new features.  In particular, become a subject matter expert for the Product Management team on where the opportunities and challenges are in the Cloud Native ecosystem.
- Work across engineering teams, in some cases as a contributor or reviewer on projects and components outside your team, to help adoption of Cloud Native techniques and interfaces. 

- Motivated, self-learning where needed, and highly productive individual, ready to learn new technologies and become quickly proficient.
- Experience with software development and build automation processes (Jenkins, Github Actions)Familiarity with Golang, Python, Docker, Kubernetes and the related ecosystems.
- Knowledge of deployment processes in the cloud (Cloud Formation, Terraform, ARM Templates, GCP Cloud Deployment Scripts).
- Experience working with a team distributed across time zones. 

- Desire to automate the boring stuff.
- Proficient in one or more programming languages.
- Passion for learning new technologies.
- Presence on GitHub (or similar)Strong Unix/Linux administration skills
Why Couchbase? 

Couchbase is named one of DTBA’s top 100 companies that matter in data. At Couchbase, we believe data is at the heart of the enterprise. We empower developers and architects to build, deploy, and run their most mission-critical applications. Couchbase delivers end-to-end technical solutions for all our customers with high-performance, flexible and scalable modern databases that run across the data centers and any cloud. Many of the world’s largest enterprises rely on Couchbase to power the core applications their businesses depend on. See our recent awards to learn what makes Couchbase such a great company to work at.

This year Couchbase was recognized as one of the UK's Best Places to Work. Couchbase offers a total rewards approach to benefits for the value you create here. Couchbase recognizes the need for financial wellbeing. We offer:
-Flexible time off
-Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage
-Paid parental leave
-Flexible Spending Account for the things you care about most
-An ergonomic and comfortable in-office setup, with food and supporting technology, or assist in the setup of an efficient home office environment.
-And much more!

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