ENGINEERING MANAGER - SQL

Snowflake
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Job Description

There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake’s founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn’t stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow.

We’re looking for an exceptional and experienced Engineering Manager to manage and grow the Snowflake query processing team in Berlin, Germany. The team is responsible for building new SQL features and customer-facing functionality, developing novel query optimization and query execution techniques for industry-leading performance, and building a database system that's highly parallel, efficient and fault-tolerant.

AS AN ENGINEERING MANAGER AT SNOWFLAKE, YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

  • Lead a team of talented engineers in the design, development and support of a highly-parallel and fault-tolerant database system comprised of many technologies
  • Grow the team by recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new team members
  • Be responsible for the career development of your reports, providing continuous mentorship and coaching
  • Lead and participate in technical, design and product discussions relating to your team
  • Translate product requirements into engineering work for your team, reaching out to others for assistance as needed
  • Collaborate with other leaders in the Engineering and Product organizations on quarterly planning, staffing and project schedules
  • Be able to shift resources across areas and projects to achieve execution goals and to respond to lessons from customer and production issues
  • Use your strong foundation as a technical leader to reliably deliver on complex projects while keeping the quality bar high
  • Foster a culture of creativity and innovation while also promoting practical decision-making

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • 8+ years of hands-on software engineering experience
  • 3+ years of engineering management experience
  • A track record of recruiting and leading technical teams in a demanding talent market
  • Rock solid engineering fundamentals; query processing experience (compile time and/or execution time) 
  • Extremely strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Outstanding written and oral English language skills

BONUS POINTS FOR THE FOLLOWING:

  • Strong database fundamentals including SQL, performance and schema design
  • Background in database internals or large scale data processing systems, e.g., Hadoop, Spark, etc.
  • Prior experience running database engineering teams
  • Proven experience with authoring roadmap documents, project plans and RCAs
  • German language skills

WHY BE A QUERY PROCESSING ENGINEERING MANAGER IN BERLIN?

As a leader in our team you will:

  • Lead and grow an exceptional team of industry veterans and rising stars building an industry-leading cloud data platform that customers love
  • Take charge of your own career – this role will push you to grow, both technically as well as a leader
  • Learn at scale as you and your team deliver essential components of a highly parallel, robust and secure enterprise SaaS platform that services may thousands of customers and hundreds of millions of complex queries every day

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.

How do you want to make your impact?

Company Info.

Snowflake

Snowflake Inc. is a cloud computing-based data warehousing company based in Bozeman, Montana. It was founded in July 2012 and was publicly launched in October 2014 after two years in stealth mode. The company's name was chosen as a tribute to the founders' love of winter sports. The firm offers a cloud-based data storage and analytics service, generally termed data warehouse-as-a-service. It allows corporate users to store and analyze data.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
  • No. of Employees
    500
  • Location
    Bozeman, Montana, USA
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