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Automated connectors built for data analysts. 5 minute setup. Zero maintenance.

Senior Software Engineer (Oakland)

$105k – $145k estimated
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From our founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to remove the engineering burden from data teams by standardizing and fully automating data connectors. With Fivetran, your data just arrives in your warehouse, canonical and ready to query, no engineering or maintenance required. As we watch more and more companies leverage our technology to become truly data-driven, we’re proud not only of our growth but also of the fact that we’ve grown without compromising our core values:

Integrity.
Always do the right thing, even when it's harder in the short run.

Initiative.
Fivetran belongs to all of us. If you see an opportunity to improve something, seize it!

Trust.
We trust our teammates to do their part. Our customers trust our product to do what we say it does.

Inclusion.
We seek out teammates who share our values and drive, not people who are exactly like us. We're building a company that works for everyone. At Fivetran, you can always be your authentic self.

Independence.
Many of the assumptions in our industry are wrong. We hire smart people and make decisions by reasoning from first principles.

One team, one dream.
We share the pains and successes of our customers, partners and colleagues. And we go above and beyond for each other.

If these values resonate with you, we’d love to hear from you.

Fivetran is looking for ambitious, independent senior software engineers who want to have a big impact at a fast-growing company. You'll build challenging new features of our data pipeline service,  improve our software architecture, and maintain reliable operation of the service. We're looking for people who can understand the key values that make our product great, and implement those values in the many small decisions you make every day as a developer.

Fivetran Engineering Challenges:

Fivetran is the epitome of data-driven-development — our engineering team is laser focused on building a world class product that:

- Facilitates Data Analytics — our mission is to reliably deliver best-in class schemas, and clean data, designed to be intuitively useful to analysts.
- Contributes to our Community — we’re developing tools like Data Lakes, SQL-based Transformations, and schema explorers to empower analysts to choose the best tools, and to make those tools more powerful. 
- Is Absolutely Dependable — we’re working to make Fivetran the most reliable and secure component of our customers’ data infrastructure.
- We emphasize using no-nonsense tools, and take great pride in the simplicity and effectiveness of the systems we build. Our back-end is built on Java, Postgres, and Kubernetes, and our front-end is built on React and Typescript. 


As a Senior Software Engineer at Fivetran you will:
* Create a new source connector within the first 2 months
* Start contributing to bug fixes and features by month 3
* Develop general awareness of all areas of Fivetran's code base and infrastructure by month 3
* Start participating in our on-call rotation by month 3
* Start contributing to hiring by participating in the interview process by month 4
* Develop deep expertise in at least 5 areas of code and infrastructure by month 6
* Develop a new major feature by month 8
* Lead a major project to successful completion by month 12 

Your superpowers:
* 4+ years of relevant experience in back-end development, preferably using Java and SQL
* Writes well-structured and performant code
* Experienced in API development or data integration work, with ability to specify a software and infrastructure design to satisfy project requirements
* Can troubleshoot problems with existing code and systems 
* Works well in a team
* Mentors junior developers
* Experienced working in cloud environment and microservices architecture utilizing AWS, GCP, Postgres, Kubernetes, Docker, CircleCI, or similar technologies

Perks of working with us:
* 100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
* Flexible PTO
* 401k match program
* Pet Insurance -- and yes, you can bring your well-behaved fur babies to work
* Commuter Benefits to help with transit and parking costs
* Professional development and training opportunities
* Unlimited coffee, office snacks and frequent catered lunches
* Company happy hours and fun team building activities

Fivetran is part of an analytics data stack and the growing ecosystem of cloud based infrastructure companies.

After a five-minute setup, the software replicates data from applications, databases, events and files into a cloud data warehouse. 
The company began with a realization: for modern companies using cloud-based software and storage, traditional ETL tools badly underperformed, and the complicated configurations they required often led to project failures. To streamline and accelerate business intelligence projects, Fivetran developed automated connectors that come with ready-to-query schemas and effortlessly deliver data into modern, high-performant warehouses.

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

HSA (Health Savings Account)

401K

PTO

Commuter Benefits

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