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Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Who We Are

Crunchy Data is the leading provider of trusted open source PostgreSQL and enterprise PostgreSQL technology. Crunchy Data provides leading cloud native Postgres technology including Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes and Crunchy Bridge, a multi-cloud database as a service. PostgreSQL’s active development community, proven architecture, and reputation for reliability, data integrity, and ease of use makes it a prime candidate for enterprises looking for a robust relational database alternative to expensive proprietary database technologies. Learn more at .


Crunchy Data is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the development team for the pgBackRest project. pgBackRest ( ) is the premier open source backup solution for PostgresSQL. You will get to work with some of the leading people in PostgreSQL open source development, and your work will have a direct impact on our customers in helping them to deploy PostgreSQL in highly-available environments with disaster recovery.

Primary Responsibilities

Software development for the pgBackRest and PostgreSQL projects, supporting high-availability and disaster recovery for Crunchy Data’s entire product portfolio.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in software development

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with C or C++ or minimum of 4 years of experience with a similar programming language (C#, Objective C, Swift, Rust)

  • Understanding of Linux/Unix programming concepts and tools

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent relevant hands-on experience

    Desired Qualifications

  • Experience administrating PostgreSQL or another RDBMS (e.g. Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server) in production environments

  • Proficiency in test-driven development or equivalent practices

  • Experience writing documentation for software features

  • Experience in architecting, developing, and maintaining production software

  • A desire to develop open source software

  • An interest in pgBackRest and helping to improve the PostgreSQL community and product ecosystem

    Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider qualified applicants for employment opportunities without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information of any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

As part of our equal employment opportunity policy, Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled veterans are introduced into our workforce and considered for employment and promotional opportunities.

Upon request, Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations during the application process, to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other state or local laws. Such requests should be directed to the Director of Human Resources.

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