Trace Data

Platform Engineer

Full-Time in Oakland, CA - Senior - Engineering

Trace Data is developing a ground breaking product to help companies monitor and secure their data. We’re integrating the world of security, observability and connectivity.

We’re looking for people with a strong background or interest in building successful products and systems; you’re comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces; you have exquisite attention to detail; and love learning new technologies and systems.

Our Platform Engineer designs and develops our core platform to ingest, process and analyze data at scale.

You will:

  • Develop data processing services processing millions of data points per seconds, using Go, Java, Kubernetes and GCP.
  • Create highly scalable data infrastructure and a query engine handling queries against billions of data points.
  • Work full stack building APIs, integrating with backend services and creating data models.
  • Collaborate with product and design teams to design a great product experience.
  • Drive architecture and engineering best practices.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.

You may be fit for this role if you:

  • Have experience of building products from the ground up.
  • Are fluent with one or more programming languages such as Java, Go or Rust.
  • Have experience building large scale real-time complex data processing pipelines using Kafka, Hive or Storm.
  • Know how to create large-scale distributed storage and database systems using SQL (e.g. PostgreSQL) or NoSQL (e.g. Cassandra).
  • Have fluency working with SQL, Database, and APIs.
  • Pride yourself in your excellent attention to detail.
  • Pride yourself in writing high-quality code, high velocity and collaboration.
  • Are curious and interested in learning new programming languages and technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills in writing and verbally.

    About Trace Data

    Trace Data is an early stage startup founded in 2019 and headquartered in Oakland, California. We’re backed by top tier investors including Accel and Kleiner Perkins.

    We’re a highly cross-functional organization and encourage as much collaboration as possible. We have a culture of transparency that we carry through to internal communication, ensuring everyone has the information they need to make great decisions. We value humility, respect and diversity. We look for people who are curious, want to grow and have impact every day.

    Trace Data provides equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.