Staff Software Engineer - Databases

Rubrik, Palo Alto, CA

Bringing Speed and Scale to the Enterprise

Rubrik is creating and defining cloud data management for businesses by simplifying data protection and data analysis operations across globally distributed data centers. Working at Rubrik means solving interesting technical problems across a large set of IT applications at Fortune-500 enterprise scale.

The Infinity-Databases Team primarily focuses on database applications for enterprise customers. You will have the opportunity to define solutions that will automate customer database management, data analysis, disaster recovery and test-dev applications. We are one of the top revenue drivers for Rubrik and the product is deployed across Fortune 500 companies, international banks, large hospitals and government agencies.

Work in these projects typically span multiple layers of the stack from database internals to scale out data handling, distributed job management and systems engineering for performance and scale. Our engineers are self-starters and driven, and Rubrik’s culture values ownership and excellence.

As a tech lead, you will

  • Lead the product development and technical roadmap for Rubrik’s database solution
  • Mentor a team of engineers towards building a high quality, scalable product
  • Build enterprise class resiliency, reliability and performance in the product

To be successful in this role, a candidate would ideally have:

  • Enjoy learning new technologies continuously and rapidly reinventing your skill set
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or a related field of study and 8+ years of working experience
  • Experience working in large distributed systems design
  • Database knowledge is a plus, but not required 


Rubrik provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, Rubrik complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

About Rubrik

Rubrik is a cloud data management platform. They manage data and computing systems for large companies with operations spanning multiple compute clouds. Their goal is giving complex enterprise systems the simple interface of a consumer application.

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