Senior/ Lead Software Engineer - Database Reliability (Berlin or Krakow)

  • Fabryczna 20A, 31-553 Kraków, Poland
  • Full-time

Company Description

SmartRecruiters is a values-driven, global-minded, and well-funded tech employer on a mission to connect people to jobs at scale. As a global leader in enterprise recruitment software, SmartRecruiters offers a cloud-based global Hiring Success platform that allows teams to attract, select, and hire the best talent. 4,000 companies worldwide rely on SmartRecruiters to achieve hiring success—including brands like Bosch, LinkedIn, Skechers, and Visa—using recruitment marketing, CRM, AI, ATS, and a marketplace of 600+ connected vendors all within one scalable platform.

SmartRecruiters was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Employers in 2020. We are proud to offer a collaborative, diverse, and remote-friendly work environment, as well as competitive salaries and generous equity. We believe in promotion from within, so high performance can lead to upward mobility. Needless to say, we make sure you’re taken care of. Our inclusive office environment welcomes and respects all.

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer with focus on Database Reliability to join our team of Software and DevOps Engineers and help us proactively avoid and reactively solve  any potentially upcoming problems or limitations of databases within our distributed cloud platform used by the whole Engineering organisation. This role is for you if you are keen on problem solving and driving optimisations of large scale core cloud platform components. You will be working on challenging problems in a fast growing microservice-based architecture system and have a real impact on the R&D organisation. You will join the Reliability & Platform Engineering org - a group of talented engineers working remotely or in Krakow and Berlin offices.

What you will do:

  • Design, develop, test and deploy various critical components of our platform

  • Influence the reliability across the whole engineering organisation by creating new and optimising existing standards, tools and technologies

  • Design, develop and introduce solutions to improve platform resiliency, reliability and observability to minimize customer-facing downtime

  • Document and advocate standards, best practices, and policies

  • Protect and ensure the consistency of customer data and scale up resources

  • Cooperate with other teams from various locations including Berlin, Kraków and San Francisco in different cycles of development


  • Experience in working with SQL language and relational databases
  • Experience in Java/Go/Python
  • Great analytical skills
  • Experience in designing and building RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with Linux / Unix shell scripting
  • Familiarity with backward compatible techniques for data migrations
  • Familiarity with modern distributed systems architectures and patterns
  • Great communication skills with good understanding of English, both verbal and written

Nice to have:

  • Experience in working with NoSQL databases
  • Familiarity with Amazon AWS
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiarity with full-text search engines

Additional Information

SmartRecruiters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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