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Senior Software Engineer, Developer Experience

Fauna

Fauna

Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2023

Fauna is a distributed document-relational database delivered as a cloud API. With Fauna, developers can simplify code, reduce costs, and ship applications faster by replacing their database infrastructure with a highly productive and programmable data API that combines the power of custom business logic with the ease of TypeScript. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute engine is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure. Itself a serverless offering, Fauna is quick to get started with and lets developers experience freedom from database operations at any scale.

We're disrupting a $60B+ operational database market, growing quickly, and looking to hire, develop and empower the best! You’ll be working with a talented team of people who have built highly successful companies and globally-distributed systems at companies such as AWS, Google, Microsoft, Okta, Databricks, Oracle, Cloudera, MongoDB, NewRelic and Twitter.

The Developer Experience team at Fauna is responsible for the dashboards, services, command line interfaces (CLIs), and other tools that developers use to interact with our product. As a full stack Software Engineer on the team, you will work across the product portfolio in various languages and frameworks to ensure that the experience of working with Fauna is delightful for our customers. You’ll work with other exceptionally talented developers in a fast-paced environment as we scale the company and shake up a $40B+ industry.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years doing professional software development as part of a team
  • University degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in Javascript and an understanding of React/Redux or similar frameworks
  • Experience working with cloud providers such as AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies
  • Understanding of foundational concepts in distributed systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years doing professional software development
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Polyglot with proficiency in multiple languages and frameworks such as Ruby and Rails
  • Strong understanding of JavasScript/TypeScript and expertise in frontend frameworks such as React
  • Experience deploying and operating web applications in Netlify, Vercel, or similar platforms
  • Track record of designing thoughtful and intuitive user experiences
  • High-level understanding of database management systems (DBMS) and data manipulation languages (DML) such as SQL
  • Familiarity with release processes and CI/CD best practices

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $150,000-$190,000. Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include equity or other benefits which certain roles may be eligible for.

Fauna is a well-funded, high growth startup with the mission to make working with operational data productive, scalable and secure for every software team. We're backed by Madrona Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Addition Capital, CRV, and many Silicon Valley angel investors.

Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in San Mateo and Seattle, Fauna also has a remote employee presence throughout the Americas and Europe. We embrace a hybrid work culture which offers employees the flexibility to work from home or our office locations depending on their geography. In exchange for your hard work and contributions, Fauna provides you with market competitive compensation, meaningful early stage Equity Grant, and a robust benefits plan.

Building a great company requires talented, passionate, and committed team members. We are relentless in pursuing our mission while working together as one team aligned by our core principles. If you are that type of person who is excited by those pursuits, we want to hear from you!

Fauna is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our company is committed to fair hiring practices, and building a diverse environment for our employees. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, citizenship, immigration status, or veteran status.

The Talent Acquisition Team at Fauna works primarily on a direct sourcing model; Fauna does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, directly to hiring managers, or any of our employees.