Sr Software Engineer – Cloud Platform Engineering

MariaDB is making a big impact on the world. Whether you’re checking your bank account, buying a coffee, shopping online, making a phone call, listening to music, taking out a loan or ordering takeout – MariaDB is the backbone of applications used every day. Companies small and large, including 75% of the Fortune 500 run MariaDB, touching the lives of billions of people. With massive reach through Linux distributions, enterprise deployments and public clouds, MariaDB is uniquely positioned as the leading database for modern application development.

The Opportunity

As a software engineer on the MariaDB Cloud team, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of back-end services that power SkySQL, MariaDB’s cloud database-as-a-service (DBaaS). You will contribute to evaluating and building POCs for various capabilities, upcoming features and performance optimizations.


  • Collaborate with Product, Engineering, SRE, QA, Support and tech leads in developing a highly secure and scalable infrastructure for SkySQL
  • Lead the design and development of various back-end services for SkySQL
  • Own various key capabilities on SkySQL and become the go-to person for features on various back-end services
  • Utilize your deep experience and problem-solving skills to help prevent and investigate production issues
  • Identify performance problems and develop solutions for a highly scalable SkySQL platform


  • Bachelor’s, master’s degree or higher in computer science or computer engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in software development with 2+ years in distributed software development
  • Deep understanding of algorithms and data structures and their runtime complexities
  • Solid understanding of database technology, experience with MariaDB/MySQL is a plus
  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes in public cloud is required
  • Proficiency in any of the following languages: C/C++, Java, Python, Go
  • Experience working with any of the following: GCP, AWS, Azure
  • Experience with development in the Unix/Linux environment


Remote in the United States

What’s in It for You?

Impact the world of technology by pushing the boundaries of technology and business models, working at MariaDB. Be part of a game-changing organization that encourages outside-the-box thinking, values empowerment, and is truly shaping the future of the software industry. You’ll be collaborating with high-caliber colleagues around the world, offering unparalleled learning and growth opportunities. We provide a very competitive compensation package, 25 days paid annual leave (plus holidays), stock options, a massive degree of flexibility and freedom, and more.

How to Apply

Submit your application here.

MariaDB does not sponsor work visas or relocation.

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MariaDB is an equal opportunity employer.