Lead Cloud Engineer

Aerospike, Inc. | Mountain View, United States

Date listed

2 months ago

At Aerospike, we have developed a flexible distributed database with furious speed, low latencies, and the ability to easily scale from Gigabytes to Petabytes. This is a modern database optimized for the latest advancements in SSD and in-memory tech (such as Intel’s Optane persistent memory.)

A significant and growing share of Aerospike deployments are happening in the cloud, and we are looking for engineers with experience in modern operations (a background in DevOps and SRE), to help us create the tools necessary for making Aerospike a great cloud database. You will have an opportunity to continue working with new technologies and own/maintain highly visible open source projects. The code you produce must be high-quality and well-tested.


  • Design, develop and document Aerospike Cloud tools for automating deployment and operations in cloud and container-based environments
  • Work with customers, product and solutions architecture teams to understand requirements
  • Analyze and improve the efficiency, reliability, and scalability of the platform


  • 5+ years hands-on coding with Go, Java or Python
  • Experience provisioning using Terraform, Ansible or cloud-specific APIs for AWS, GCP, etc
  • Experience automating configuration using Chef, Puppet or Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of container orchestration using Kubernetes or Docker Swarm
  • Proficiency with Kubernetes a strong plus
  • Experience with Kubernetes Operator a plus
  • Experience with NoSQL databases a plus
  • Self-starter that demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently with little supervision
  • If available, please supply Git repos you have worked on, code examples, or questions you have answered (StackOverflow, etc)

About Aerospike:
Aerospike is trusted by leading enterprises around the world to help them confidently deploy mission critical, strategic operational applications that make digital transformation possible. Aerospike's vision is to make it easy and affordable for companies of all sizes to build next-generation data systems like those built internally by the largest internet-scale companies like Google and Facebook.

Our enterprise-grade database is deployable anywhere, delivers unmatched uptime, predictable performance, and exceptionally low TCO. Aerospike has customer deployments that have run for years with no service disruption, handling hundreds of terabytes of data, supporting trillions of transactions per month, with sub-millisecond latency.

Aerospike customers include Verizon Media, Adobe, Airtel, FlipKart, Kayak, Nielsen, Nokia, PayPal, and Snap.

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