Infrastructure Software Engineer

Mixpanel, San Francisco

Our mission is to help the world learn from its data


About Mixpanel

At Mixpanel, our mission is to increase the rate of innovation. Not only as a company but for the businesses we serve. Through our analytics platform, companies can analyze how and why their users engage, convert, and retain in real-time across web, mobile, and smart devices. Then they can use that data to improve their business and products.

Mixpanel serves over 26,000 companies from different industries around the world, including Twitter, Expedia, and Ancestry. Headquartered in San Francisco, Mixpanel has offices in New York, Seattle, Austin, London, Barcelona, and Singapore.

About The Role

The Infrastructure Engineering team is 20 engineers who develop and run our data analytics platform. This platform, built at Mixpanel, serves all of our analytics and machine learning products. Our goal is to support complex queries over terabytes of data and hundreds of servers at interactive speeds. Our key focus areas are high scalability, high reliability, low latency, and low cost.

Infrastructure Engineering Values

  • We believe in being customer obsessed no matter your role
  • We believe in working smarter, not harder
  • Prioritize ruthlessly and optimize for delivering value for customers
  • We believe in good judgement over process and policies
  • We believe in shipping early and iterating, over creating perfect plans


  • Build a distributed storage system that ingests terabytes of data per day
  • Help build a distributed and replicated system - we’re looking for engineers who understand durability and fault-tolerance
  • Troubleshoot complex distributed runtime scenarios is our daily routine


  • 2+ years of software engineering experience or other relevant experience.
  • Passion in distributed systems, database internals, storage, or query engines
  • Expertise in at least one of: database internals, distributed systems, or C++ programming.
  • Experience with low-level code optimization and runtime performance analysis



About Mixpanel

We've built the only product analytics platform that lets everyone in your organization deeply understand user journey. Get instant insights and fast iterations throughout your product development process.

Want to learn more about Mixpanel? Visit Mixpanel's website.