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Software Engineer – RedisRaft

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, this will be a journey where you will enjoy success, learn new skills, and make new 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 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. 

Why would you love this job?

We are looking for a Software Engineer to be the lead developer of the RedisRaft OSS project (https://github.com/RedisLabs/redisraft), as part of the Redis Core Platforms group. 

The new RedisRaft project aims to add strong consistency to the Redis clustering solution via the Raft protocol. As the lead developer of this project, you will be responsible for implementing its core features.

​Our ideal candidate is a strong individual who loves to work in a team as well as independently. You are passionate about technology in general and specifically about the challenges around OSS and distributed computing. You are a quick learner, always eager to learn and improve and love tackling hard problems. 

If you’re all that, fun to work with, and want to make an impact while contributing to a wildly successful unicorn, then this is the right challenge for you.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop major features of the RedisRaft project and help make it a mature and robust product.
  • Own and lead features end-to-end, from design through development and deployment.
  • Lead the communication around the project with the OSS world.
  • Work closely with Redis architects and product managers to define and design the project.

What will you need to have?

  • ​At least five years of development experience working on a production grade system.
  • At least three years of hands-on C/C++ development experience, preferably on Linux.
  • Experience working on networking applications, mainly implementing server apps.
  • Self-directed, ambitious, and eager to learn new things. Passionate about technology and always learning about new tech.

Extra great if you have: 

  • ​Experience developing distributed systems.
  • Experience developing for popular OSS projects.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (especially Redis).
  • Experience developing async IO networking applications.
  • Familiarity with distributed consensus algorithms and formal consistency models.

We give back to our employees:

Our culture is what makes Redis a fun and rewarding place to work. To support you at work and beyond, we offer all our Israel team members fantastic benefits and perks:

  • Competitive salaries and equity grants
  • Flexible working options
  • Frequent team celebrations and recreation events
  • Lunch stipends
  • Home internet reimbursement
  • Gym membership and weekly pilates classes for a healthy mind and body
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Ability to influence a high-performance company on its way to IPO 



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: recruiting@redis.com. All requests for accommodations are treated discreetly and confidentially, as practical and permitted by law.