Sr Software Engineer, Data Backend


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Data Infrastructure
  • Post Date: 11/20/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: N Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo, CA, 94401
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About Nexla

Nexla is the leader in unified data operations and a 2021 Gartner Cool Vendor.
Our platform makes it simple for anyone to create scalable data flows. Teams working with data get a no/low-code unified experience to integrate, transform, provision, and monitor data for any use case.

Job Description

The Opportunity

Nexla’s Data Operations Platform is the data infrastructure for companies collaborating with a large number of partners is a core element of the business, whether it drives Machine Learning & AI or business operations. As an intelligent infrastructure service creating smart data pipes, we deal with high volumes of data across different types of cloud and on-premise infrastructure. This is a unique opportunity to create industry-leading infrastructure innovation working with the latest technology in containerization, microservices, and multi-colo deployments.



What You Bring to the Nexla Team

  • 5+ years of overall software development experience with a minimum of 3 years of core java backend technologies

  • A strong understanding of algorithms and data structures, and their performance characteristics

  • Proficiency in working and developing on Linux

  • Experience supporting operations teams with deployments and debugging production issues

  • Experience responding to feature requests, bug reports, performance issues, and ad-hoc questions

  • Great interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; including the ability to create technical specifications, debate technical tradeoffs and explain technical concepts to business users

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or equivalent professional experience)


Bonus Points for Bringing More to Nexla

  • 5+years of experience working with Hadoop/Kafka/Hbase/MapReduce with Java

  • Experience in building stream processing systems with Spark, Storm, or any other streaming technology

  • Experience in building backend systems for an Internet startup ad technology company

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure like Amazon Web services, Google Compute Engine

  • Experience with NoSQL data stores

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