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Principal Software Engineer - Data Lakes (Senior, Remote) at Fivetran

Join our team at Fivetran as a Principal Software Engineer for our Data Lake product. You'll play a key role in leading the technical architecture and development, ensuring our customers have queryable data without any transformations. The role is based in Ireland but is open to remote candidates.
Full Time

✅ Pros

  • 💼 Opportunity to work with a dynamic, innovative team
  • 🌍 Remote work option
  • 📈 RSU stock grants

⛔ Cons

  • 👨‍🎓 Preferably an MS or PhD in Computer Science
  • 💻 Need to be tech-savvy with hands-on and research experience
  • 🔧 Required to solve challenging technical issues

🔧 Skills

Java, C++, Postgres, Temporal, gRPC
AWS, GCP, Azure, Kubernetes, Newrelic
Iceberg, Delta Lake, Parquet, DuckDB
Team player
Growth mindset
Excellent communication skills
Proactive and innovative

🗣️ Impact

You'll be part of a team that's making data access as simple as electricity. Your work will power the modern data stack for thousands of companies, pushing the boundaries of scalability, performance, and usability in data lake solutions.

👉 Responsibilities

  • Work closely with product teams to design and develop new capabilities
  • Implement and operate large-scale data lake systems
  • Contribute to open-source projects such as DuckDB
  • Analyze and solve issues related to fault-tolerance, high availability, performance and scale

🔍 Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience with large-scale data-intensive distributed systems
  • Strong development skills in Java and C++
  • Solid experience with public clouds (AWS, Azure, GCP)

✨ Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance
  • Generous paid time-off policy
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Access to mental health support platform

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