Senior Software Engineer - Observability


Bellevue, WA


Position summary


  • Define best practices around making our systems and services measurable and work with our various teams to get those best practices applied
  • Collaborate with our Application Engineering teams to ensure our Applications are emitting the right metrics
  • Collect, aggregate and visualize the collected metrics to provide actionable insight


  • 8+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong programming skills
  • Must have CS fundamentals and a track record of implementing highly reliable software
  • Prior experience working alongside an Engineering team to collect, aggregate and visualize insights into a complicated technical product


  • Prior experience with a Cloud infrastructure service provider, or an extensive "private cloud" environment

  • Extremely large installation or High Performance Computing (HPC) experience

  • Prior experience with time-series based monitoring / observability systems

  • Prior experience with high performance networks

  • Some position may require access to U.S. export-controlled technologies or technical data

Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company's confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company's data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.

The following represents the expected range of compensation for this role:

  • The estimated base salary range for this role is $214,000 - $327,750.

  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake's bonus and equity plan.

The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; at least 12 paid holidays; paid time off; parental leave; employee assistance program; and other company benefits.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.

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