Senior Software Engineer

Full Time
Postgres has won hearts and minds of developers as the database of choice…but it still has a ways to go. Crunchy Data is focused on creating amazing experiences so that Postgres remains the database of choice and becomes the database that delights in developer experience. For years, Crunchy Data has supported Postgres in Fortune 100 enterprise environments. With Crunchy Bridge, our multi-cloud database as a service, we are focused on building a database as a service that closes the gap, or builds a bridge if you will, between developers and the need for a DBA. 

Senior Software Engineer

Crunchy Data is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer. In this role you will be responsible for building Postgres extensions focused on analytics and AI.
What you will do
  • Design and develop Postgres extensions to bring differentiating features to Crunchy Data’s offerings
  • Identify and implement novel query optimization, transaction management, and data movement algorithms to deliver industry-leading performance
  • Deal with a broad set of (distributed) systems challenges from protocol design and fault-tolerance to resource management and parallel execution
  • Analyze and understand performance and scalability bottlenecks in the system and solve them
  • Pinpoint problems, build instrumentation (as needed), and deliver solutions
  • Own the end-to-end delivery of projects’ from identifying a solution, to designing, implementation, testing, and safe production rollout
  • Communicate and collaborate with different products groups across different time zones
What you will have
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent learning experience)
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience in high performance mission critical software
  • Experience with Postgres internals and its extension framework
  • Strong CS and database fundamentals, including proficiency with data structures and algorithms, SQL, distributed systems (Fluency in C preferred)
  • Motivation to push outside of comfort zone, learn and deliver innovative solutions
  • Track record of working in high velocity engineering teams and delivery products to market

Who We Are

Crunchy Data provides leading cloud native Postgres technology including Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes and Crunchy Bridge, a multi-cloud database as a service. PostgreSQL’s active development community, proven architecture, and reputation for reliability, data integrity, and ease of use makes it a prime candidate for enterprises looking for a robust relational database alternative to expensive proprietary database technologies. Learn more at


Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider qualified applicants for employment opportunities without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information of any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

As part of our equal employment opportunity policy, Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled veterans are introduced into our workforce and considered for employment and promotional opportunities.

Upon request, Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations during the application process, to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other state or local laws. Such requests should be directed to the Director of Human Resources.


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