Senior Software Engineer - Remote US

Engineering Mountain View, California or Remote, United States California, United States Arizona, United States Connecticut, United States District of Columbia, United States Florida, United States Georgia, United States Illinois, United States Maryland, United States Massachusetts, United States Michigan, United States New York, United States North Carolina, United States Pennsylvania, United States Texas, United States Utah, United States Washington, United States Remote, United States Oregon, United States Raleigh, North Carolina or Remote, United States Indiana, United States


Egnyte is scouting for an experienced Senior Software Engineer with a shared passion for building large-scale distributed systems and a keen sense for tackling complexities that come with scaling through multiple orders of magnitude.  The Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team builds large distributed components and services that run Egnyte’s Cloud Platform.  The Platform is a major step forward in the progression of how companies create, use, transact, and manage their critical data. It fuses the best of our file sharing and collaboration, security and governance solutions, and leverages Egnyte’s Content Intelligence Engine to give companies comprehensive management ability to secure and manage content across remote teams, enterprise apps, and any device.

Our code serves billions of requests per day with sub-second latency in a fault-tolerant environment. Some of the responsibilities for this team include: Egnyte’s Cloud File System, Object Store, Metadata Stores, Search Systems, Recommendations Systems, Synchronization, and intelligent caching of multi-petabyte datasets.

What You’ll Do (but is not limited to)

  • Design and develop highly-scalable elastic cloud architecture that seamlessly integrates with on-premises systems
  • Pursue technical opportunities that make Egnyte’s cloud platform more efficient
  • Work with multicultural, geographically distributed teams and closely coordinate with cross-functional teams in multiple time zones
  • Be an innovator who understands company and industry-wide trends to help develop new technologies
  • Conceptualize, develop, and implement changes that prevent key systems from becoming unreliable, under-utilized, or unsupported
  • Own all aspects of critical software projects from design to implementation, QA, deployment, and monitoring

Your Qualifications 

  • Demonstrated success designing and developing complex systems
  • Experience designing and developing highly scalable and resilient cloud architecture; GCP or similar cloud platforms
  • Advanced hands-on Java programming experience, Python & Golang are a plus
  • Worked with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience owning all aspects of software engineering, from design to implementation, QA and maintenance
  • Data-driven decision process
  • Relies on unit testing instead of manual QA
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of relevant industry work experience
Bonus Skills
  • Breadth of knowledge across infrastructure domains, with the ability to reason about everything from data center machine software to database solutions to machine learning infrastructure to front-end web or mobile applications
  • Demonstrated success in designing and developing large scale, complex systems
  • Expertise with multi-tenant, highly complex, cloud solutions; experience with Hybrid and/or on-premises solutions desired
  • Experience designing and developing distributed SaaS applications to a large customer base
Our Benefits
  • Work remote - US
  • Competitive salaries & Stock Options
  • Comprehensive benefits for you and your family (low premiums and deductibles!)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Employee Assistance Program, FSA, HAS, and Commuter/Parking benefits
  • Fully paid premiums for life insurance (up to 2x your salary) / AD&D and the option to enroll in Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Pet Plan-- Enroll in discounted Pet Insurance & Perkspot – Discount program available for entertainment, services, shopping & travel
  • Global Travel – Medical benefits to cover any employees traveling out of the United States on a work-related trip
  • Flexible hours and responsible time off
  • Emotion & Physical Wellness – Free access to emotional and physical wellness apps including Spring Health, Headspace, Aaptiv, Ginger, and Physera
  • Gym, cell phone, and commute reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (Traditional and Roth)
  • SoFi online financial services: Pay off debt sooner, invest in your future, or refinance your mortgage – all in one app
  • FREE Egnyte lifetime membership
Egnyte Company Culture Highlights
  • Winner of Comparably's Award for Best Engineering Team 2021
  • Engineering Department is ranked in the top 5% of companies for Overall Culture on Comparably.
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Equal Opportunity Employment

Egnyte is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

About Egnyte

In a content critical age, Egnyte fuels business growth by enabling content-rich business processes, while also providing organizations with visibility and control over their content assets. Egnyte’s cloud-native content services platform leverages the industry’s leading content intelligence engine to deliver a simple, secure, and vendor-neutral foundation for managing enterprise content across business applications and storage repositories. More than 16,000 customers trust Egnyte to enhance employee productivity, automate data management, and reduce file-sharing cost and complexity. Investors include Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers, and Goldman Sachs. For more information, visit