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Software Engineer, Backend (NYC, SF, Seattle, Toronto)
Cockroach Labs
New York, NY, United States

Job Title

Software Engineer, Backend (NYC, SF, Seattle, Toronto)

Job Description

Design, code, and test across our distributed, open source database, CockroachDB. You bring your expertise to the table to help us build the best database for our users, partners, and customers.

Collaborate with designers and engineers both in-house and in our open source community to design, implement, and integrate new features and tools into CockroachDB.

Improve the performance of CockroachDB.

Make sure that our products stay scalable, survivable, and consistent as we continue to grow as a company.


  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please


A passion for working on complex technical products and have exposure to distributed systems, concurrency control, data replication, file systems, or SQL processing.

Comfort using programming languages like Go, C/C++, Java, and Python. We use Go on the server-side, but if you don't know it, you'll learn while you're here.

Experience building collaborative relationships with your colleagues. You enjoy being part of the code review process and partnering with your teammates on challenging problems.

A BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

About the Company

Databases are the beating heart of every business in the world.

Cockroach Labs is the team behind CockroachDB, an open source, distributed SQL database. We aim to build infrastructure that keeps pace with the world, so developers can focus on what matters most: building the best products. Join us on our mission to Make Data Easy. Are you ready to aim high and build to last?

Contact Info

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