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Senior Software Engineer, Data- Remote

Netherlands flag Netherlands


Posted 12 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$120k - $160k





  • ClickHouse is on a mission to provide cutting-edge cloud solutions and transform into a serverless database system, empowering users with lightning-fast data processing capabilities

  • The Senior Software Engineer will lead projects to build a Cloud Native platform, enhance auto-scaling infrastructure, and collaborate with core database and cloud teams for continuous improvements

  • This role offers exciting opportunities for professional growth, including working with top adopters like Lyft and Cisco, shaping the company's culture as one of the first 200 employees, and exposure to cutting-edge technologies like Kubernetes and cloud-native services


About ClickHouse

We are the company behind the popular open-source, high performance columnar OLAP database management system for real-time analytics. ClickHouse works . By offering a true column-based DBMS, it allows for systems to generate reports from petabytes of raw data with sub-second latencies. With an amazing community already adopting our open-source technology, we are now embracing our journey in delivering Cloud first solutions to delight our customers.

With top adopters such as Lyft, Cisco, and eBay - not only do our products work at lightning speed, so do we.

We are an open and collaborative company. Our colleagues are curious, engaged and excited about what they do. If you want to work in an environment where you can learn, grow, be an agent of change and have your voice heard - then please read on!

The Cloud AutoScaling team is dedicated to implementing robust vertical and horizontal auto-scaling capabilities within the ClickHouse cloud environment. We seek exceptional software engineers to develop and maintain the auto-scaling infrastructure to transform ClickHouse into a fully functional serverless database solution. Collaborating closely with the core database team, we are actively working on evolving ClickHouse into a cloud-native database system. Additionally, we engage with other cloud teams to drive continuous improvements in cloud infrastructure for enhanced performance and scalability.

What will you do?

  • Build a cutting-edge Cloud Native platform on top of the public cloud.

  • Improve the metrics pipeline and build algorithms to generate better autoscaling statistics and recommendations.

  • Work on the autoscale and Kubernetes operator to support seamless Vertical and Horizontal Auto-scaling.

  • Work closely with our ClickHouse core development team and other data plane teams, partnering with them to support auto-scaling use cases as well as other internal infrastructure improvements.

  • Architecting and building a robust, scalable, and highly available distributed infrastructure

About you:

  • You have 5+ years of relevant software development industry experience building and operating scalable, fault-tolerant, distributed systems.

  • Hands-on experience building and estimating statistical models and time-series forecasting with large-scale, real-world datasets.

  • Software development experience in Go, C/C++, Java, or similar.

  • Experience using SQL, Python (Pandas, NumPy, Scikit-Learn, etc.)/R or equivalent.

  • Experience with Data Storage, Ingestion, and Transformation (Spark, Kafka or similar tools).

  • Experience developing cloud infrastructure services, preferably with Kubernetes.

  • You are passionate about solving data problems at Scale.

  • Expertise with a public cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure) and their infrastructure as a service offering (e.g., EC2).

  • You are a full-cycle developer with strong ownership and experience building and operating high-scale, distributed systems across the full software life cycle.

  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within and across engineering teams.

  • You are a strong problem solver and have solid production debugging skills.



This role offers cash compensation and a stock options grant. For roles based in the United States, you can find above our typical starting salary ranges for this role, depending on your specific location.

The positioning of offers within a certain range depends on various factors, including: candidate experience, qualifications, skills, business requirements and geographical location.

If you have any questions or comments about compensation as a candidate, please get in touch with us at .


  • Flexible work environment - ClickHouse is a distributed company offering remote-first work to all employees

  • Healthcare - Employer contributions towards your healthcare.

  • Equity in the company - Every new team member who joins our company receives stock options.

  • Time off - Flexible time off in the US, generous entitlement in all countries.

  • A $500 Home office setup if you’re a remote employee.

  • Employee-driven international mobility- we enable you to relocate internationally if you wish (within certain countries and timelines and subject to role requirements, time zones and work permit considerations)

Culture - We All Shape It

As part of our first 200 employees, you will be instrumental in shaping our culture.

We look for candidates who are:

  • Motivated by doing great work as part of a team :)

  • Open to learning from others and sharing with others

  • Team Players: helpful, resourceful, responsive

  • Respectful and see feedback as an opportunity to grow

Are you interested in finding out more about our culture? We are a one year old company therefore we are excited to be building it together at the moment. Our first 200 employees are the culture shapers of our future. Check out our or follow us on to find out more about what’s important to us, and to find out if you’d like to come and contribute to building our culture with us!

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