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Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Cohesity is a leader in AI-powered data security and management. Aided by an extensive ecosystem of partners, Cohesity makes it easy to secure, protect, manage, and get value from data — across the data center, edge, and cloud. Cohesity helps organizations defend against cybersecurity threats with comprehensive data security and management capabilities, including immutable backup snapshots, AI-based threat detection, monitoring for malicious behavior, and rapid recovery at scale.

We’ve been named a Leader by multiple analyst firms and have been globally recognized for Innovation, Product Strength, and Simplicity in Design.

Join us on our mission to shape the future of our industry.

Let's disrupt the modern world of data management together.

We are looking for exceptional Engineers/Leads who bring the experience of building LARGE distributed systems and solving complex problems.

Cohesity Data Platform is a limitless scale out system. It is the industry’s only hyperconverged platform designed to consolidate ALL secondary storage and data services built on web-scale distributed architecture. Cohesity SpanFS was built to consolidate all secondary storage and eliminate legacy storage silos. It’s the only file system that combines NFS, SMB and S3 interfaces, global deduplication, and unlimited snaps and clones, on a web-scale platform. No more compromising between enterprise and cloud stacks!

There will be a large variety of features to work on including : hyper-convergence, distributed data path, distributed filesystem, data across thousands of nodes, object storage, cloud services, asynchronous programming, performance optimization, software-defined infrastructure, consensus protocols, massively parallel and distributed data sets, infinite scalability, snapshots, resiliency, deduplication, compression, replication, multiple protocols, fault-tolerance, infrastructure and more that we cannot disclose yet.


As part of this core development team, you will design and build massively distributed systems at web-scale. You will be building the core backend of the Cohesity Data Platform and Cohesity SpanFS ( limitless Filesystem) .

What we are looking for:

  • Min 8 years with infrastructure, back-end development experience
  • BE/BTech degree in Computer Science with a strong competency in data structures, algorithms, and software design. Master’s degree would be a plus.
  • You have worked on and understand large scale engineering challenges and highly available distributed systems.
  • Understanding of multithreading, concurrency, and parallel processing
  • Expert level programming and debugging skills in C, C++, Golang or Java
  • Familiarity in distributed storage, filesystems, object storage is a huge plus
  • Proven skills to solve complex problems. Experience with debugging, diagnosing, and troubleshooting complex, production software.
  • Ability to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Possess excellent communication and sharp analytical abilities

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In-Office Expectations

Cohesity employees who are within a reasonable commute (e.g. within a forty-five (45) minute average travel time) work out of our core offices 2-3 days a week of their choosing.