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Staff Software Engineer - Backend



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023


At Databricks, we are passionate about enabling data teams to solve the world's toughest problems — from making the next mode of transportation a reality to accelerating the development of medical breakthroughs. We do this by building and running the world's best data and AI infrastructure platform so our customers can use deep data insights to improve their business. Founded by engineers — and customer obsessed — we leap at every opportunity to solve technical challenges, from designing next-gen UI/UX for interfacing with data to scaling our services and infrastructure across millions of virtual machines. And we're only getting started in Bengaluru , India !

As a Staff Software Engineer at Databricks India, you can get to work across :

- Backend

- DDS (Distributed Data Systems)

- Full Stack

The impact you'll have:

1. Our Backend teams span many domains across our essential service platforms. For instance, you might work on challenges such as:

  • Problems that span from product to infrastructure including: distributed systems, at-scale service architecture and monitoring, workflow orchestration, and developer experience.
  • Deliver reliable and high performance services and client libraries for storing and accessing humongous amount of data on cloud storage backends, e.g., AWS S3, Azure Blob Store.
  • Build reliable, scalable services, e.g. Scala, Kubernetes, and data pipelines, e.g. Spark, Databricks, to power the pricing infrastructure that serves millions of cluster-hours per day and develop product features that empower customers to easily view and control platform usage.

2. Our DDS team spans across:

  • Apache Spark
  • Data Plane Storage
  • Delta Lake
  • Delta Pipelines
  • Performance Engineering

3. As a Full Stack software engineer, you will work closely with your team and product management to bring that delight through great user experience.

What we look for:

  • 12+ years of production level experience in one of: Python, Java, Scala, C++, or similar language.
  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science, or a related field
  • Experience developing large-scale distributed systems from scratch
  • Experience working on a SaaS platform or with Service-Oriented Architectures.


  • Benefits allowance
  • Employee's Provident Fund
  • Equity awards
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Work headphones reimbursement
  • Business travel insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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