Software Development TL- Geo Distributed Database Team

Who we are

Come and join us at Redis, where our success and diverse global culture make us the ideal choice for your next career move.  We're a double unicorn and growing fast, so this is a great time to join! When you join us, you’ll begin a new and exciting career journey on which you’ll enjoy professional success, learn valuable new skills, and make lifelong friends.  

Why Redis?

Data is the lifeline of every business, and Redis helps organizations reimagine how fast they can process, analyze, make predictions, and take action on the data they generate. Redis provides a competitive edge to more than 8,000 global businesses with Redis Enterprise. We have major strategic partnerships with cloud vendors Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. We're a double unicorn company with a valuation of more than $2 billion and have raised more than $347 million in funding. We're growing fast and expanding our team across the globe. 


The Redis R&D Core unit is looking for a team leader to lead the Redis Geo Distributed Database Team, also known as CRDT.                                                                                                               
This team implements Redis’ Active-Active solution which uses the CRDT concept to implement strong eventual consistency between remote copies of the same database.


Why would you love this job?

As a member of the core unit, you will be responsible for the software behind the fastest NoSQL clusters in the world, supporting more than 200 million ops/sec at sub-millisecond latency with true linear scalability.

​Our ideal candidate is a strong individual who loves to work in a diverse team of bright and ambitious people. You should be passionate about technology and be especially interested in distributed computing and high performance. We are looking for a quick learner who is always eager to increase their knowledge and loves taking on new challenges.  

If you have these qualities, are fun to work with and want to make an impact whilst contributing to a wildly successful unicorn and centaur, then this is the right role for you. 


What you’ll do: 

  • Manage and lead the CRDT team. This involves planning, designing, and delivering the team’s core features.  
  • Own the team's backlog and define improvements and processes.
  • Recruit and mentor team members. In this aspect you will be responsible for facilitating their growth and development.  
  • Work closely with Redis architects, product managers and other R&D teams to define, plan and design the features and projects the team owns.


What will you need to have? 

  • At least three years of hands-on C/C++ development experience working on a large-scale production grade system and/or high performance product. Preferably on Linux.
  • At least two years of experience managing software development teams
  • Excellent coding skills with a good understanding of large-scale architecture and design patterns.
  • BSc. in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Self-directed, ambitious, and eager to learn from new experiences. 
  • Passionate about technology with a hunger to keep learning about this fast paced industry.


Extra great if you have: 

  • ​Experience designing and implementing distributed systems — a BIG advantage
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (especially Redis)
  • Experience with networking applications and the async programming paradigm



As a global company operating in 10 countries across 5 continents, we value and encourage curiosity, diversity, and innovation from our employees, customers, and partners. As an equal opportunity employer, Redis is committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, gender, culture, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Redis is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodation to applicants with mental and/or physical disabilities. If you think you may require accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please send a request to All requests for accommodations are treated discreetly and confidentially, as practical and permitted by law.