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Staff Software Engineer - DB DevOps



Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Harness is a high-growth company that is disrupting the software delivery market. Our mission is to enable the 30 million software developers in the world to deliver code to their users reliably, efficiently, securely and quickly, increasing customers’ pace of innovation while improving the developer experience. We offer solutions for every step of the software delivery lifecycle to build, test, secure, deploy and manage reliability, feature flags and cloud costs. The Harness Software Delivery Platform includes modules for CI, CD, Cloud Cost Management, Feature Flags, Service Reliability Management, Security Testing Orchestration, Chaos Engineering, Software Engineering Insights and continues to expand at an incredibly fast pace.
Harness is led by technologist and entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal, who founded AppDynamics and sold it to Cisco for $3.7B. We’re backed with $425M in venture financing from top-tier VC and strategic firms, including J.P. Morgan, Capital One Ventures, Citi Ventures, ServiceNow, Splunk Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Adage Capital Partners, Balyasny Asset Management, Gaingels, Harmonic Growth Partners, Menlo Ventures, IVP, Unusual Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Alkeon Capital, Battery Ventures, Sorenson Capital, Thomvest Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

Position Summary

We are embarking on a journey to revolutionize database management and deployment processes. We're seeking a Technical Lead with deep expertise in building and maintaining early Database, CI/CD, or DevOps products. This team will address the complexities enterprises face with database change management and integrate database changes into the CI/CD pipeline, ensuring seamless, automated, and version-controlled database migrations. In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of database devops. Your technical expertise, combined with your ability to foster cross-functional partnerships, will be key to delivering a product that accelerates deployment, reduces errors, and maintains the integrity of database environments across multiple platforms.

Come join us to be a part of an early product journey with broad impact in the developer tooling space.

About the role

  • Develop a highly scalable, distributed product in Java and Golang
  • Develop devops features for managing databases
  • Work on a product launch from 0 to 1 while designing, developing, and maintaining critical software in a fast-paced quality conscious environment.
  • Author software specifications and design documents
  • support multiple OSS technologies including but not limited to Flyway, DBDeploy, and/or Liquibase.
  • Work in an agile environment, using iterative development cycles and a short customer feedback loop.
  • work in an unstructured, fast moving startup environment
  • Design and implementation of scalable algorithms
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot complex problems in a distributed computing environment
  • Perform peer reviews of specifications, designs, and code
  • Quickly understand complex systems/code and own key pieces of the system, including the delivered quality
  • Work alongside Site Reliability Engineers and cross functional teams to diagnose/troubleshoot any production performance related issues

About you

  • Experience in database management
  • Familiarity with open source database management codebases (including but not limited to Liquibase, Flyway, or DBDeploy).
  • Being a past code contributor to 1 or more such tools is a strong plus.
  • Expertise in building and maintaining with CI/CD or DevOps products
  • Experience with Java and GoLang.
  • A desire to build products that solve complex technical problems for end users
  • Deep understanding of how distributed resilient software is built and deployed
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and software design with strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Formal Computer Science education or equivalent experience

Work Location

The successful candidate will be required to be onsite in Mountain View, CA, 3 days per week

What you will have at Harness

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Time Off and Parental Leave
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual social and team building events
  • Monthly internet reimbursement
Pay transparency
$185,000$226,000 USD