Technical Lead – 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 Technical Lead, you will be responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of new features in MariaDB SkySQL. You will contribute by evaluating and building POCs for upcoming features and performance optimizations. You will also be responsible for leading and mentoring junior developers in the team.


  • Lead and mentor junior team members
  • Evaluate new product ideas, and build POCs
  • Lead the architecture, design and development of a scalable, resilient DBaaS cloud
  • Become the go-to person for the assigned features
  • Work closely with Product, Support, DevOps and QA in designing a highly secure infrastructure
  • Identify performance problems and develop solutions to fix them


  • BS/MS in computer science, computer engineering or higher
  • 10+ years of experience in software development with 5+ years in distributed software development
  • Deep understanding of algorithms and data structures and their runtime complexities
  • Solid understanding of databases and related performance; experience with MariaDB/MySQL is a plus
  • Solid understanding of OS internals and networking
  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes in public cloud is a must
  • Proficiency in any of C/C++, Java, Python or Go languages
  • Experience working with any of the following: GCP/AWS/Azure
  • Experience with development in the Unix/Linux environment


Pune, India / Remote

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.

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