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Sr. C++ Software Engineer – Distributed Cluster Control System


The $160B Enterprise IT Infrastructure Industry & the $50B Enterprise Digital Storage Segment are being disrupted by a new and fresh approach to tackling traditional data management. Adoption of public cloud technologies from the likes of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure first threatened the dominance of traditional monolithic systems envisioned and architected several decades back has brought a new level of expectation to Global 2000 enterprises of how Information Technology (IT) should operate. What was slow, stodgy, and limited is now fast, agile and limitless.

Yet, while we see every day commentary about the tremendous growth of the public cloud, whether that be from infrastructure-as-a-service companies to SaaS applications, the Global 2000 is resolute that the approach to Enterprise IT in the future will be that of Hybrid Cloud, a mix of on-premises and public cloud services working together to stitch a new IT fabric. This hybrid future, validated by the largest providers in the business from Amazon and Microsoft to Dell and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, is driving tremendous change in the enterprise data center for managing and optimizing the digital enterprise’s most important asset – data.

Datera is a leader in bringing the cloud operating model to the enterprise – the agility, the velocity, the optionality, and the economics – for enterprise data to block storage, which remains the lifeblood of applications in the Global 2000. With 50 Global 2000 enterprise customers and cloud service providers, Datera is ready to disrupt the industry at an entirely new level through partnership with the leaders in enterprise hardware including HPE, Cisco, Fujistu and Mellanox (soon-to-be Nvidia), storage media including Intel and Samsung, and fellow complementary application and infrastructure software companies, including VMware and Docker.

Backed by top-class VCs like Khosla Ventures and Samsung Ventures, Datera is bring the software-defined revolution to enterprise data storage for tier 1 workloads and challenging industry norms across the board.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior C++ developer with experience working with event based high performance distributed software, running on Linux.

  • Design, Architect, implement, and code new features for innovative storage products for cloud infrastructure.
  • Implement and validate state-of-the art solutions that meet or exceed current and future products.
  • Optimize and tune storage stacks to achieve breakthrough performance and latency.
  • Takes complete ownership of a module and grow into an SME (Subject Matter Expert).
  • Skills and Experience:
  • C++, Linux,implementation Systems Programming, Cloud Cluster containers, Python (nice to have)
  • BS/M.S. in Computer Science or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Architecting and developing clustered systems.
  • Strong Experience with Systems Programming.
  • Strong software engineering skills with efficient, maintainable and testable C/C++ Linux/Unix Programming

Datera is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Datera are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Datera will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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