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Senior Software Engineer - S3DB

Wasabi Technologies

Wasabi Technologies

Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
At Wasabi, we’re a proven collection of pioneers, visionaries and disruptive doers. We see things differently than our competitors, and we make our mark in the industry by challenging the norm and delivering the unexpected and improbable. We’re a fast-growing company taking the Cloud Storage industry by storm and recognized as one of the best places to work in Boston.
Wasabi hot cloud storage is a new class and category of cloud storage, breaking all traditional barriers and boundaries of storage with a disruptive value proposition of being 1/5th the cost of AWS S3, faster than the competition, with no fees for egress or API request and delivered as a single-tier solution. Cloud storage has never been so simple, so fast and so inexpensive. It’s all part of our vision to make cloud storage the next great global utility, just like electricity.
Role Description: Senior Software Engineer
Role Purpose:
Wasabi is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the team that’s responsible for some of our core services. In this role, you will help build and improve some core components which serve high volume customer requests and read/write large datasets at extremely high throughput, by using a combination of databases, caching, message queues, and other software constructs. Your skills in software development and problem solving, as well as your knowledge in distributed systems will be tested and improved on a regular basis.
To be successful in this role, you should have a solid foundation in software design and development, as well as strong experience in building large scale services serving high volume traffic. You are expected to collaborate with team members and be a strategic problem-solver. Also, excellent communication skills and ability to connect with other engineers will be greatly valued.
*Principals Only. No Recruiters.


  • Build, develop, maintain, and test software components that serve some of the key components of Wasabi API services.
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and solve software issues and production incidents.
  • Understand, improve, and redesign some of our key services to help them scale and improve reliability.
  • Contribute to the team with proactive and continuous improvements, such as building better tools and improving existing processes.
  • Help other team members on design reviews and code reviews.


  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, preferably in modern distributed services.
  • Proficiency with modern programing language such Golang, Java, and Python.
  • Hands-on experience with database technologies such as MySQL, CockroachDB, or Cassandra.
  • Understanding of caching and message queues is a plus.
  • Understanding of web services and modern API best practices (HTTP, REST, gRPC).
  • Practical experience with Agile software development principles and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of common DevOps and CI/CD tools and processes.
  • Knowledge of deployment tools such as Ansible, Terraform or equivalent is a plus.
Wasabi Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.