Fauna / FaunaDB (51-200 Employees, 43% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)
Fauna is a distributed document-relational database delivered as a cloud API. With Fauna, developers can simplify code, reduce costs, and ship applications faster by replacing their database infrastructure with a highly productive and programmable data API that combines the power of custom business logic with the ease of GraphQL. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute engine is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure. Itself a serverless offering, Fauna is quick to get started with and lets developers experience freedom from database operations at any scale.
We're disrupting a $60B+ operational database market, growing quickly, and looking to hire, develop and empower the best! You’ll be working with a talented team of people who have built highly successful companies and globally-distributed systems at companies such as AWS, Google, Microsoft, Okta, Oracle, Cloudera, MongoDB, NewRelic and Twitter.
Fauna is looking for key individual contributors that have a track record working on operational databases. Ideal candidates will be database practitioners who want to join a small team in a fast paced environment to work on brand new DB concepts.
What you will do:
- Lead new mission-critical efforts in the core database
- Work with Product Managers and our Chief Architect on defining and refining the database’s roadmap
- Collaboratively architect, design, implement, and test new features and improvements
- Write high quality Scala code and participate in code reviews
- Investigate, debug, and fix issues raised by customers and internal monitoring systems
What you will bring:
- 10+ years doing professional software development as part of a team
- Proficiency in Scala and a deep understanding of the JVM
- Polyglot with proficiency in multiple languages and frameworks such as C#, Go, Rust, or C++
- Deep understanding of foundational concepts in distributed systems
Fauna is a well-funded, high growth startup with the mission to make working with operational data productive, scalable and secure for every software team. We're backed by Madrona Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Addition Capital, CRV, and many Silicon Valley angel investors.
Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with remote employee presence throughout the Americas and Europe we embrace a remote first culture and offer employees the flexibility of work locations depending on their geography. In exchange for your hard work and contributions, Fauna provides you with an exceptional compensation, equity package, and benefits package.
Building a great company requires talented, passionate, and committed team members. We are relentless in pursuing our mission while working together as one team aligned by our core principles. If you are that type of person who is excited by those pursuits, we want to hear from you!
Fauna is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our company is committed to fair hiring practices, and building a diverse environment for our employees. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.
The Talent Acquisition Team at Fauna works primarily on a direct sourcing model; Fauna does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, directly to hiring managers, or any of our employees.