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Snowflake Inc. Senior Software Engineer - Observability Platform in Clyde Hill, Washington

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team. The mission of the Snowflake Observability aka Alerts & Notifications team is to improve the observability and monitoring of our platform across all products. We believe that every customer facing feature in Snowflake can take advantage of Alerts and Notifications to augment its customer experience. Your expertise will be crucial in empowering our customers to leverage time-series data, streamline alerts, and fine-tune notifications within their Snowflake data pipelines. Your contributions will significantly enhance their continuous data processing capabilities and carve a smoother pathway to informed decision-making. With the successful launch of products such as and our user base is rapidly expanding. We are growing our team to meet this increasing demand. We are looking for exceptional technical leaders to drive enhancements in our existing products and spearhead the development of new ones. Our team tackles a wide spectrum of technical issues, encompassing distributed systems, ingestion of logs, traces and metrics data, distributed queuing, and query execution. By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to shape strategy, establish technical direction, and design solutions. Your role will be crucial in delivering innovative products that harness the full potential of data observability for our enterprise customers. Note: We are not looking for pure data scientists or data engineers. RESPONSIBILITIES: Help define and own the roadmap, working collaboratively and proactively with senior architects, PMs and team leadership. The initiatives include platforms and tools that enable customers to observe and act on changes to their data processing on Snowflake natively. Collaboratively build and execute a vision for telemetry systems in ways that best achieve the team's business objectives. Ensure operational excellence of the services and meet the commitments to our customers regarding reliability, availability, and performance. Investigate performance and scalability bottlenecks and develop systems that are highly available and fault-tolerant. Collaborate across other Snowflake core infrastructure teams to continuously improve our development velocity and capabilities at Snowflake. Mentor team members to deliver a high standard of technical excellence. IDEAL REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS: 8+ years of industry experience designing, building, and supporting cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, observability, or database infrastructure. Strong track record of working with observability systems and/or platforms. Deep understanding of computer science fundamentals. Experience leading multiple engineers in delivering large, high impact projects. A growth mindset and excitement about breaking the status quo by seeking innovative solutions. Experience with SQL and/or other database technologies including internal implementations is a plus. A BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related majors, or equivalent experience. Ability to work in a team environment, collaborate well, and mentor junior engineers. Ability to work in our downtown Bellevue office at least two days a week. The following represents the expected range of compensation for this role: The estimated base salary range for this role is $187,000 - $276,000. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake's bonus and equity plan. The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; at least 12 paid holidays; paid time off; parental leave; employee assistance program; and other company benef