6 months ago
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At Crate.io our mission is to empower people in every organization to make better decisions in real-time by harnessing the data generated through machinery and sensors. We have a unique capability in facilitating the ingestion and analysis of industrial scale machine data unlocking the bottlenecks associated with legacy technologies and helping companies to reduce risk and increase the efficiency of their operations.

CrateDB is an Industrial IOT database technology for enterprise manufacturing and industrial organisations needing to scale the use of machine data to enable advanced real-time analytics and insights. The market’s most advanced distributed SQL database, CrateDB’s technical architecture unlocks unlimited scale and speed, at a cost previously unachievable and is the only technology capable of simultaneously processing complex sensor/metadata in real time.

We are a deep-tech, VC funded startup with offices in Dornbirn (Austria), Berlin and San Francisco.


As a Software Engineer, Backend (Database) you will write code for the heart of our next-generation distributed database.

  • Maintain, improve and extend the code base of our Open Source CrateDB database
  • Ensure quality through test driven development
  • Think about performance and security as keys to build sustainable features
  • Do research on state-of-the-art data crunching techniques
  • Fun working together with a team on new and edgy stuff
  • Working in a mostly asynchronous environment with few meetings
  • Contribute to open source libraries or tools we use


  • Extensive professional experience as a developer (at least 5 years)
  • Solid knowledge and practical experience with Java
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Comprehensive understanding of databases and distributed systems
  • Proactive and result-oriented
  • Thinking out of the box and not blind to the shortcomings of one’s (own) company
  • Experience with test driven development


  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Experience with asynchronous programming, Netty, Elasticsearch, Lucene, Big Data and Map Reduce (Hadoop, Hive, Presto, Pig), databases (Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, …)
  • Experience with SQL as a user or developer of SQL databases
  • Open Source Contributions (if applicable, please send us your Github Account etc.)
  • Work experience with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Experience with CrateDB


  • Competitive compensation
  • Very flexible working hours
  • A variety of perks (e.g. financial allowances for public transportation, fitness and education)
  • Participation in our Employee Stock Options Plan
  • The opportunity to become part of one of the most exciting startups in the IT scene (Top 25 IOT start-ups by Forbes Magazine)