C++ Software Engineer at Percona Staffing LLC () (allows remote)

C++ Software Engineer at Percona Staffing LLC () (allows remote)


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Created: 2021-08-30 12:56:39

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Percona is looking for an experienced and efficient C++ Software Engineer to join its Open Source Software Development team.Based on the MongoDB Community Edition, Percona Server for MongoDB includes many additional features and enhancements that are only available as proprietary “Enterprise Features” by the upstream vendor. Our Percona Distribution for MongoDB is a fully free and open collection of software and tools for the popular document database.Together with a dedicated and distributed team of engineers, you will be contributing to further enhancing and extending Percona’s version of MongoDB and related components.

What You Will Do

    • Diagnose and fix defects in MongoDB and related components
    • Become an authority in the large, modern C++ code base of MongoDB
    • Assist in the design and implementation of improvements to Percona Server for MongoDB and related components
    • Create and submit patches for review, perform periodic source code merges from other open source repositories
    • Develop test cases for continuous integration deployment
    • Participate in code and design reviews
    • Create documentation about your work that is consumable and can be refined by our documentation team
    • Be part of the open source developer community, representing Percona as a MongoDB contributor
    • Share your knowledge by attending and speaking at related conferences and writing blog posts about your work, participating in our public forums

Your Experience

    • 4+ years of hands-on C++ development experience and related tools and build processes
    • Distributed system development and/or database server development
    • Fluent in developer tools like git, gcc, gdb, autoconf/automake, etc
    • Scripting languages like Python and JavaScript
    • Working autonomously in a globally distributed organization
    • Collaborating with open source communities and colleagues via mailing lists, IRC, Slack, etc.
    • Using collaboration/tracking tools like Jira/Confluence
    • Ability to speak, listen and write effectively in fluent English

What Will Make You Stand Out

    • Idiomatic C++ programming in recent standards - C++17 especially, but at least C++14
    • exposure /familiarity with MongoDB a plus
    • Having a track record of contributing to open source projects
    • Proven success working in a distributed environment
    • Security development experience - eg. integrating network encryption, key management, federated authentication
    • Experienced conference speaker, technical blog writer, activity on public forums or mailing lists