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Staff Software Engineer - Platform Team



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

Cohesity is on a mission to radically simplify how organizations secure and manage their data, while unlocking limitless value. As a leader in data security and management, we make it easy to secure, protect, manage and derive value from data—across the data center, edge, and cloud. At Cohesity, we're a group of builders and go-getters who are committed to doing the right thing. We encourage you to come as you are, as our differences make us stronger.

We’ve been named a Leader by multiple analyst firms and are prominently featured in the Forbes Cloud 100 and CRN’s Coolest Cloud companies.

Join us and we'll lead the way together.

We are looking for Software Engineers who are motivated, hardworking, and eager to improve Cohesity’s Products and by working on features, tools, scripts that will make it easy to sell, deploy and maintain. You are not only a Software Engineer who crafts and implements features but should have a curiosity about diagnosing problems in large bodies of sophisticated code, understand scalability and performance and work on fixes with rapid turnaround time and high quality. This position will focus on working closely with our Product and Sustenance Engineering team and with Product Managers, Customer Support, System Engineers, and Customers as well.

What you’ll do:

The responsibilities and functions this role will perform on a regular basis, how the job functions within the organization, and dependencies with other teams

  • Lead a small team in all aspects of design, development, and supporting our customers
  • Mentor the team of engineers on writing testable & maintainable code
  • Own & develop designs for the complete feature set
  • Engage in technical discussions with collaborators -- Engineers, Architects, Product Managers, and Designers
  • Fine-tune backlog and adjust scope/plans to deliver committed features
  • Own deliverables by clearly communicating the scope, and timelines and following through with commitments
  • Continuously assess risks and craft decisions based on metrics
  • Code and implement features requested by Product Management and/or Customers for on-prem and cloud platforms
  • Perform in-depth root cause analysis, and implement code fixes to resolve product defects
  • Investigate, address problems, and fix functional and Performance issues
  • Collaborate with team members, support, QA, and field teams to diagnose and address sophisticated customer issues and orchestrate development and testing of patches & hot-fixes
  • Design and implement tools to help support engineers diagnose problems thereby reducing time to resolution
  • This role requires an upbeat, creative, and driven individual with excellent communication and technical skills to partner with teams across the globe.

What we’re Looking For:

  • Strong coding experience in any of these languages - {Insert Language here)
  • Comfortable in using tools - JIRA, GitHub, Testrail
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 6 to 8 years of developing and solving problems for large-scale distributed systems written in (Insert Languages here) on Linux and Windows Platforms.
  • Strong coding, analytical, and debugging skills including the use of tools such as GDB, and Python Debugger.
  • Problem-solver who can investigate and solve sophisticated problems/issues.
  • Bring good testing methodologies and a passion for building quality products
  • Knowledge of Microservices and SaaS architecture
  • Looking for excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of agile/scrum methodologies
  • Exposure to the Data Management domain is highly desirable
  • Ability to articulate design and implementation choices
  • Ability to make decisions based on data and influence partners

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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEOE)

Cohesity is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

In-Office Expectations

Cohesity employees who are within a reasonable commute (e.g. within a forty-five (45) minute average travel time) work out of our core offices 2-3 days a week of their choosing.