(Sr.) Rust Software Engineer

Engineering

We need extraordinary engineers to join our team in building and expanding theTimescaleDB Toolkit, an extension to ease working with time-series data in TimescaleDB. You will have the opportunity to work with a close-knit team developing SQL functions to ease statistical analysis, data visualization, and general quality-of-life. This role will involve working with a broad range of functionality in a rapidly-moving setting with all development done in the open and visible to users. We primarily work in Rust and SQL.

Timescale is an all-remote organization, with team members across 6 continents; this is a full-time position and can be located anywhere across a wide range of time zones and locations. English fluency is required, however.

Responsibilities

  • Play a core role in helping to design and develop new database capabilities, with a focus on analytics.
  • Develop, test, and release new features and functionality from our technical roadmap.
  • Continually improve, optimize, and test existing functionality in the Toolkit.
  • Work with engineers both at Timescale and the open-source community to coordinate new functionality and deliver powerful integrations of the database into large applications and pipelines.
  • Work with our users to understand their needs and ways to improve their experience.
  • Be an enthusiastic and personable teammate, receiving and providing code reviews, and otherwise partnering and helping other engineers.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years engineering experience.
  • Expertise building industrial-strength software in Rust (preferred), C, or C++.
  • Literacy in C.
  • Ability to understand new algorithms.
  • Experience with mentoring and developing junior engineers.

Preferred

  • Experience in developing statistics or graphics toolkits
  • Experience with Rust
  • Experience with SQL databases or analytics

About Timescale🐯

Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB, the industry-leading relational database for time-series. Tens of thousands of organizations trust TimescaleDB today with their mission-critical time-series applications. The company is dedicated to serving software developers and businesses worldwide, enabling them to build exceptional data-driven products that measure everything that matters: software applications, industrial equipment, financial markets, blockchain activity, consumer behavior, machine learning models, climate change, and more. Analyzing data across the time dimension (“time-series data”) enables developers to understand what is happening right now, how that is changing, and why that is changing. Timescale is a remote-first company with a global workforce 🌎 and is backed by Tiger Global, Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Redpoint Ventures, Icon Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and other leading investors. For more information, visit www.timescale.com or follow @TimescaleDB.

Working at Timescale🐯

Timescale is breaking boundaries and setting new standards in the innovating and rapidly growing time-series data industry. Built on the foundation of people-focused values and principles, Timescale makes sure integrity, mutual respect, and compassion is at the heart of everything we do. Empowered by our Co-Founders, Ajay Kulkarni (CEO) and Mike Freedman (CTO), we are challenging the norm by working with people who continuously inspire and teach us 🤝. 

Enjoy debating the crunch-factor of different chicken nuggets 🍗, sweating it out during lunch 💦, talking about your kids, whether they be actual children 👶🏽, potted plants 🪴, or four-legged creatures 🐾? You’ll fit right in at Timescale!

What we’re offering

Benefits may differ from country to country.

  • Premium insurance options for you and your family
  • FSA/Dependent FSA plans for US based employees
  • Flexible PTO and family leave
  • Summer Fridays off in August ☀️
  • Full remote work from anywhere
  • Stock options
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Individual education benefits

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