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Senior Software Engineer, Core Data Services



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA · Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2023

About the Company:

Qumulo is the leader in Hybrid Cloud File Storage, providing real-time visibility, scale and control of your data across on-prem and cloud. Qumulo’s real-time analytics enable customers to understand their storage at a granular level, detect bottlenecks and accelerate performance. Built to scale across data center and cloud, Qumulo enables programmatic configuration and management of usage, capacity and performance. Qumulo’s innovative approach continuously delights customers with new capabilities, 100% usable capacity and direct access to experts. See storage made simple at

About the Position:

Engineers working on core services build the modern distributed storage engine that powers our on-premises and cloud products along with the various services that help customers store, access, and protect their data. The software stack includes a distributed and fault-tolerant block storage layer, a transactional file system, and multiple access protocols and replication/backup features. Access and permissions are provided with IAM and by interfacing with identity systems such as Active Directory and OpenLDAP. If you're excited about working on industry-leading data storage software that scales to multiple petabytes with sub-millisecond access latencies, and allows customers to run all their unstructured data workflows on one platform, we want to talk to you!

Senior Software Engineers at Qumulo work alongside people who crave collaborative coding environments. It's a community where individual engineers have a voice, and teams have the autonomy to drive their own progress.


  • Collaborate with and provide technical leadership to team members on architecture and design of new/updated features
  • Contribute to feature development and testing using languages like C and Rust
  • Participate in team SDLC processes like stand-ups/reviews/pair programming/etc. and improve them as appropriate
  • Own, define and implement customer-facing features and internal improvements
  • Help debug and fix test failures and product issues


  • Experience programming in a compiled language like C/C++, Rust, C#, Java or Go
  • Firm grasp of computer science fundamentals like algorithms, data structures, concurrent programming, and operating systems concepts.
  • Work collaboratively with a team on shared work using strong written and oral communication skills
  • Previous experience with block or file storage systems, identity systems, Linux tooling, Linux networking, kernel interfaces, and/or GDB debugging would be a plus
  • 5+ years of proven ability providing technical mentoring in a software development role
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Key Benefits

The annual pay range for the role is USD $175,000 - $250,000. Individual pay depends on various factors, such as role level, relevant experience and skills, and location. Pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the pay range applicable at the time. U.S. based employees have access to healthcare benefits, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, flexible time off, and paid holidays, among others.

  • Excellent healthcare coverage
  • Parental leave
  • 401K investment plan
  • Unlimited paid time off, strongly encouraged to take at least 3 weeks per year

Other Details

Qumulo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Please note that employment at Qumulo is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check.

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