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Golang Developer - Infrastructure and Testing Tools

Israel OR Poland OR EMEA Remote timezone · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

ScyllaDB is a leading provider of high-performance, highly scalable NoSQL database solutions. Established with a vision to overcome the limitations of traditional databases, we have engineered a robust, open-source database that delivers exceptional speed, low latency, and unmatched reliability. Our mission is to empower businesses to achieve new heights of efficiency, scalability, and agility in managing their data.

The co-founders of ScyllaDB, Dor Laor and Avi Kivity, represent the company’s DNA that is well established in the open source community - originally introducing KVM to the Linux kernel.

The culture in ScyllaDB reflects that openness. 

Even as a rapidly growing business, we strive to preserve the qualities of the startup spirit, by keeping management overhead low and encouraging developers to innovate and contribute both as individuals and as part of the whole team, while adhering to the highest standards of quality by producing high quality, well reviewed and tested code, and implementing sophisticated automated system testing, management and support tools.

Team and Challenges

ScyllaDB Core is a group of circa 30 engineers focused on making Scylla Open Source and Scylla Enterprise products great. We work on all areas of the product, including log-structured merge tree storage, the query compiler and execution engine and clustering, i.e. re-balancing the data in and automatically restoring from a degraded state.

ScyllaDB core server is open source. It is built over the high-performance Seastar framework which allows us to get the 10x performance using a shard-per-core architecture with asynchronous, cooperative preemption scheduling and share-nothing memory management. ( tutorial ).


As a Golang Developer specializing in stress and load testing tools, you will be responsible for enhancing, optimizing, and supporting our suite of open-source tools designed specifically for stress testing and loading databases, and adapt them to Scylla testing needs. You will collaborate closely with our engineering team to address user feedback, fix bugs, implement new features, and ensure the overall reliability and performance of the tools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and enhance existing Golang-based open-source tools for stress testing and loading databases, with a focus on Cassandra and ScyllaDB.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to prioritize, plan, and implement new features and improvements.
  • Address user feedback and bug reports promptly to maintain high-quality software.
  • Optimize the tools for performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Golang and database technologies, incorporating best practices and innovations into our tools.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to users, including troubleshooting issues and providing guidance on best practices.
  • Contribute to documentation efforts to ensure comprehensive and accurate guidance for users.
  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to other team members.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proficiency in Golang, with a strong understanding of its core concepts and best practices.
  • Experience working with databases, especially NoSQL ones
  • Familiarity with database stress testing and performance tuning concepts and techniques.
  • Experience contributing to or maintaining open-source projects is highly desirable.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a remote environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with other programming languages, such as Python or Java.
  • Knowledge of distributed systems and cloud computing platforms.
  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools for continuous integration and deployment.

If you are passionate about building high-quality software, contributing to open-source projects, and making a difference in the world of database technology, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

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