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Software Engineer - Databases and Messaging

DoorDashRemote; United StatesFull-time$136k - $182kNov 22, 2022
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About the Team

The mission of the Storage Infrastructure team is to build and operate online stateful systems that are reliable, scalable, and easy to use for the rest of DoorDash engineering. The team is responsible for understanding the product engineering’s evolving requirements and evaluating and productionizing the technologies that would serve the company effectively in the long run. The team currently supports Amazon Aurora, Cassandra, CockroachDB, Kafka, and ElastiCache.

About the Role

At DoorDash, our software engineers work on everything from backend systems to beautiful and thoughtful user interfaces, to scaling products that will automate human processes and make deliveries happen as fast as possible. You will report into the Engineering Manager on our Storage team in our Core Infrastructure organization. Once our offices reopen, we expect this role to be 100% remote.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  •  Join a growing company and grow right along with us.
  • Take on significant technical challenges and have a large impact.
  • Have the ability to shape and improve our engineering culture.
  •  Own and improve the scalability and reliability of our databases, caching, and messaging infrastructure.
  • Design, code, configure, debug, and monitor.
  • Evolve our Kafka ecosystem into an easier-to-use, reliable and robust pub-sub infrastructure.
  • Work with customers to provide easy-to-use client abstractions for our messaging and database systems.
  • Maintain a positive and supportive work culture.

We’re excited about you because…

  •  You have 3+ years experience in a role building reliable, scalable, highly available distributed systems.
  • You have hands-on experience and expertise with large scale database or message queuing systems (Ex: Kafka, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, CockroachDB, Cassandra, Redis, etc)
  • You love systems and software and are competent in both engineering competencies.
  • You have experience with incident response, disaster recovery, and are interested in making systems highly available.
  • You are good at collaborating and communicating with the team as well as customers.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods. 

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel. 

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

Pursuant to the Colorado Fair Pay Act, the base salary range in Colorado for this position is $136,000 - $182,000, plus opportunities for equity and commission. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.

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