Software Engineering Manager - Snowpark Container Services: Networking


Bellevue, WA


Position summary

Data Science and Data Engineering workloads. We are building the next generation of compute container platform to open up the Snowflake's doors to limitless opportunities of discovering structure out of unstructured data at scale. You will be part of a highly productive, fast moving, and growing team that is critical to realizing Snowflake's Data Cloud Mission. This team innovates on behalf of our customers to build a fully managed compute platform that enables our customers to leverage their data to solve the business problems without needing to manage required compute infrastructure.


  • Provide the technical and strategic direction leadership to define and build a full eco-system of technologies and technical roadmap and vision.
  • Plan, lead, and execute complex technical projects through your team that interact with a wide variety of teams within the company.
  • Anticipate future trends and evolving customer needs accurately and drive strategies appropriately.
  • Influence leadership on technical direction and product/team investment/pivot needs.
  • Create tools/processes/solutions that improve team's productivity and efficiency.
  • Identify and lead improvements to product stability and reliability, on-call and service health, customer support, diagnosability and manageability of the product.
  • Identify and fill skill and expertise gaps in the team.
  • Mentor and guide engineers and grow a strong technical expertise in the team.


  • 10+ years industry experience designing and building large scale distributed systems platforms that accelerates product innovations.

  • Experience working in the Computer Networking domain, preferably Kubernetes or similar Container Networking.

  • 4+ years of software engineering management experience.

  • Strong passion for making developers highly productive and enabling them to be successful and grow in their career.

  • Strong track record of successfully leading and delivering large-scale distributed systems with strong cross-team collaboration and dependency management.

  • A passion for technology and end-to-end ownership mindset to support your engineering team wherever needed.

  • Excellent problem solving skills, and strong CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills.

  • Experience building compute platforms with Kubernetes or other similar container technologies.

  • Outstanding written and oral English language skills.

  • Ability to work on-site at our Bellevue, WA office.

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.