Temporal Technologies

Senior Software Engineer SaaS Storage

Temporal Technologies

Remote job description

Temporal is an open source programming model that can simplify code, make applications more reliable, and help developers focus on the important things like delivering features faster. Our amazing user community provides us with real-time feedback and contributions to improve the developer experience everywhere.

Backed by top VC firms, we have built a team of professionals from various successful start-ups and well-known technology companies. Together, we collaborate cross-functionally, engage with and support our users to improve the developer experience, deliver world-class open-source software, and enhance our commercial SaaS platform.

Temporal is growing and working towards building the best community. We are looking for those who share our values, challenge 'standard' thinking, and want to influence our future. If you have a passion for helping developer communities, open-source software, and want to be a part of our amazing team, we'd love to hear from you!


The Cloud Data Store team (CDS) is innovating cloud storage and rethinking the persistence layer of Temporal in a customized way. We're solving hard distributed systems problems related to databases and the way storage works for the cloud.

The work you will do as a Staff Engineer is key to developing features as the increasing complexity of our systems creates additional challenges. You will design, build, and maintain significant portions of our datastore functionality for highly scalable, multi-tenant services. Examples of the key distributed systems components you can own include computing output state, developing memory cache, and others to build a redundant durable customized database. We're enhancing reliability, efficiency, and scalability and implementing self-monitoring & self-tuning, (e.gs., cache eviction and resource balancing).Working in a highly collaborative team, we'll look to build an enhanced enterprise offering that will involve both on-premise and dedicated cloud offerings.

What You'll Do

  • Design and implement core backend service features
  • Provide appropriate test coverage for unit, integration, and performance for your feature ownership area
  • Clearly document design choices and operational knowledge to successfully deploy and run service with those features
  • Provide appropriate service level logs and metrics to make features operational for cloud service setup
  • Provide appropriate alerts, dashboards, and runbooks for production

What You'll Bring

  • At least 5+ years of industry experience designing and building large, highly concurrent, reliable, and scalable distributed systems
  • Operational experience in large-scale highly concurrent distributed systems
  • Superb coding skills (including concurrency), preferably with Go
  • Knowledge and experience to further ensure the high reliability of the Temporal system
  • Ideas and actions to improve the velocity of the team
  • Experience with infrastructure environments is a strong plus.
  • BS in CS or EE or equivalent work experience


  • The estimated pay range for this role is $185,000 - $240,000
  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Temporal's equity plan
Compensation ranges reflect salary and commission compensation (when applicable) across several geographic markets. Employment offers carefully consider multiple factors, including prior experience, knowledge, expertise, skillset, market location, and job level assessed during the interview process.

Employee benefits and perks below are for full-time employees, part-time or temporary positions are excluded.

U.S. Benefits
  • Unlimited PTO, 12 Holidays + 2 Floating Holidays
  • 100% Premiums Coverage for Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • AD&D, LT & ST Disability, and Life Insurance (Standard & Supplemental Available)
  • Empower 401K Plan
  • Additional Perks for Learning & Development, Lifestyle Spending, In-Home Office Setup, Professional Memberships, WFH Meals, Internet Stipend and more!
International Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Benefits outside the United States vary by country, and are issued in partnership with Remote.com. Additionally, Temporal offers perks to all international employees for learning & career development, a lifestyle spending account, in-home office setup (in addition to company-issued hardware), professional memberships, work-from-home meals, and access to the Calm app for mental wellness.
Additional Perks
  • $1,500 / Year Career Development & Learning Stipend
  • $1,200 / Year Lifestyle Spending Account
  • $1,000 / Year In-Home Office Setup (In addition to Temporal issued equipment - laptop, monitor, keyboard, mouse, trackpad, and extension power cable at no cost to you)
  • $500 / Year Professional Memberships
  • $300 / Month Work From Home Meals
  • $74 / Month Reimbursement for Internet
  • Calm App Subscription for Mental Health & Wellness
Temporal Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Temporal Technologies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We embrace and celebrate differences and diversity.

Temporal is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation, please let your Recruiter know so we can assist.

We are not working with external recruitment agencies, thanks.

Company name: Temporal Technologies
Remote job title: Senior Software Engineer SaaS Storage
Job tags: Concurrency Design, Open Source Software, storage

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