Mattermost provides an open source enterprise-grade messaging platform to the world’s leading organizations that allows teams to collaborate securely and privately anywhere. With over 10,000 server downloads / month our customers include Uber, Samsung, Affirm, The US Department of Defense and more. Our private cloud solutions offer secure, configurable, highly-scalable messaging across web, phone and PC with archiving, search, and deep integrations with hundreds of SaaS and on-premises technologies. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning the globe.
We value high impact work, ownership, self-awareness and being focused on customer success. If these values match who you are, we hope you'll learn more about working at Mattermost and come talk to us!
About the Role
As a core committer at Mattermost you are responsible for one of the world’s largest and most popular open source projects. Your work impacts thousands of organizations who depend on Mattermost for daily operations, from high tech (Intel, Samsung, Micron), to healthcare (Medtronic, Epic, Bristol-Myers Squibb) to public sector (U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Energy), to education (University of California, National University of Singapore), and consumer brands (Urban Outfitters, Wargaming.net). Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning 7 time zones. More on us at www.mattermost.com.
Working in open source means your work is publicly visible. Your code will receive both credit and constructive critique from the community. With the right mindset and support these can lead to you a highly positive working environment and making the best engineering decisions of your career. Core committers include highly skilled volunteer developers from the community, staff employed by enterprises deploying and investing in Mattermost, as well as staff employed by Mattermost, Inc.
Drive the back end architecture interfacing with the database
Be an expert at running relational databases with Mattermost
Maintain and optimize scalability, performance and quality
Support fellow engineers with writing database queries
Support operations with deployments, debugging production issues and tuning
Cross-over work as a back end engineer to design, enhance and build features
Evaluate and recommend new technologies and tools to solve emergent challenges
Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards
Effectively work while remote, with the ability to travel 2-3 times per year for week-long off-site meetings with team members
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields, or significant professional software development experience
Strong experience with relational databases, particularly MySQL and PostgreSQL
Strong experience setting up and building highly available database clusters at scale
Good programming skills with Go or an ability to learn Go quickly
Experience in writing high performance production quality code
Comfortable working with containers, particularly Docker
General tools/skills: GitHub, JIRA, Jenkins
Experience working in open source communities
Experience and interest in working with Kubernetes
Contributions to any open source project
We're looking for someone who wants to help us build the future of Mattermost and improve the way the world communicates. The right person in this role has the opportunity to have a huge impact on Mattermost the product, and its many users worldwide, but also on our open source community that has been key to Mattermost's success. If this sounds like you - please apply!
We provide enterprise-grade messaging solutions for the world’s leading organizations on a vibrant open source platform. Our private cloud solutions offer secure, configurable, highly-scalable messaging across web, phone and PC with archiving, search, and deep integration across in-house systems. Customers include Intel, Samsung, McKinsey & Company, Medtronic, Urban Outfitters, and the United States Department of Energy.
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning 7 time zones.