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EDB Senior Software Engineer (Database Internals) in Madison, Wisconsin

A Little About Us

EDB provides a data and AI platform that enables organizations to harness the full power of Postgres for transactional, analytical, and AI workloads across any cloud, anywhere. EDB empowers enterprises to control risk, manage costs and scale efficiently for a data and AI led world. Serving more than 1,500 customers globally and as the leading contributor to the vibrant and fast-growing PostgreSQL community, EDB supports major government organizations, financial services, media and information technology companies. EDB’s data-driven solutions enable customers to modernize legacy systems and break data silos while leveraging enterprise-grade open source technologies. EDB delivers the confidence of up to 99.999% high availability with mission critical capabilities built in such as security, compliance controls, and observability. For more information, visit www.enterprisedb.com

Job Summary

We are currently looking for a hands-on Senior Software Engineer - Database Internals to join our EDB Postgres Distributed (PGD) product development team (formally known as BDR-Bi Direction Replication), building our strategic replication technologies. As a core capability of our portfolio, PGD enables our customers with highly available and performant multi-node and cross-regional Postgres clusters for modern distributed computing environments.

Joining as a member of the team, you will be expected to design, develop and document new system capabilities and improve existing system capabilities in accordance to customer requirements while meeting EDB’s quality standards.

*Candidate Note- This position is 100% remote for candidates based in the United States only.

What your impact will be:

  • Analyze business requirements and translate them into executable tasks.

  • Design, code, test, and document new PGD capabilities requested by customers.

  • Improving the performance and usability of existing PGD capabilities.

  • Perform root cause analysis on production incidents to prescribe optimal solutions and recommend prevention strategies.

  • Collaborate closely with other members of the development team on large software features.

What you will bring :

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a distributed international team

  • 5+ years of experience working as a hands-on software engineer

  • Strong C programming skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills, at times this may be under pressure when in production

  • Calm and methodical approach with good communication skills

  • 3-5 years+ experience building and deploying distributed systems in the cloud

  • In-depth understanding of databases and knowledge of SQL

  • Understands and willing to follow whole modern software development life cycle processes

What will give you an edge :

  • Experience with databases in production environments

  • Experience with Python and Perl

  • Experience with the major Cloud Providers; AWS, Azure, GCP

  • Experience with Ansible, Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience with test driven development


EDB is committed to supporting our employees' overall well being by offering a range of benefits and resources to promote a healthy work-life balance and wellness. We provide access to Modern Health to aid employees in health and wellness tips and practices, as well as Wellness Fridays extending to June 2024! Check out our career site for more information on perks and benefits and reach out to our Talent Acquisition team for region specific benefits.

We know it takes a unique mix of people and skills to help us in our mission to supercharge Postgres, and we understand that not everyone will check every box. We’d love to hear from you and we want you to apply!

EDB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. EDB was built on a commitment to trust and respect each other and to embrace an array of people and ideas. These values remain at the center of our culture and are key to our company’s integrity.

EDB does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. EDB and its affiliates are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other similar payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written signed agreement between EDB and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

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