Sr Distributed Database Engineer


  • Full Time

The Role

In this role, you will build the next generation of
distributed database service platforms at Tesla. These platforms will underpin
mission critical services for Tesla’s customers, employees, and manufacturing,
while capitalizing on the extensive edge footprint possible in a globally
distributed manufacturing setting. You will be defining the state of the art in
distributed database design.


You will work in a fast-paced team of world-class engineers,
data scientists, and SREs to help build and deliver critical platform products.
You will have end-to-end responsibilities across the entire engineering domain.


– 7+ years industry experience in software development, with
a minimum of 5 years in Internet-scale data platform software engineering

– Expert proficiency in at least two low level programming
language such as C, C++, or Rust

– Expert knowledge of distributed database engine
development, query engine design, and optimization

– A ferocious dedication to low-level performance optimization
is essential

– Working experience with DPDK and SPDK is preferred

– Solid skills in applied math or distributed algorithms are

– A craftsperson and an excellent team player with a startup
mentality is preferred

– Superb communication skills, with the ability to influence
at all levels of the organization, are essential to success