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Senior Java Orchestration Engineer

Why NuoDB?

  • We are in a $50 billion market that is going through a significant transformation. Yes, $50B…. this is the largest software market. Everything is moving to the Cloud and for this, our customers need an enterprise-ready database.  This is basically NuoDB.   We are a software company that develops the next generation database for the cloud. 
  • We are a bunch of smart people highly dedicated, very professional, but still cool and approachable.
  • Our main office is in Cambridge. Alewife to be precise.  You can take the subway or your car or your bike.  We have offices in Dublin, London, and Sofia.
  • Benefits: we offer great perks, fun company events, and the rest of the stuff you might expect.
  • Culture… who are we?  See below….

So, Sound interesting? 


Ok.  Got it.  Tell me more

We are looking for a hands-on technical leader to own our management, instrumentation and orchestration layers which are written in Java and Python. We need someone who is familiar with the latest container and orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker and OpenShift as well as distributed computing concepts like consensus algorithms.


About You

We are looking for engineers who:

  • Think problems all the way through
  • Are comfortable asking for help, taking advice and accepting criticism
  • Understand how to write code that can be worked on by others
  • Can articulate the reasoning behind decisions or trade-offs
  • Do not believe that something works until an automated test says it does
  • Understand the importance of successful product delivery

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Architect, design and develop software, mostly in Java and Python
  • Work effectively on complex distributed systems issues
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Mentor junior engineers

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years experience with Java (backend systems)
  • 3+ years experience working on distributed and high-availability systems
  • Experience with cloud deployments (OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or equivalent.

Bonus Experience:

  • Experience with systems security
  • Experience with Python and C++
  • Experience with Hibernate / Spring



We are a fast pace, nimble, informal, yet focused and determined, group of individuals.

Here are the elements that define us:

Accountability – NuoDB values accountability. We accept our individual and team responsibilities and we meet our commitments. We take ownership of our performance in all of our decisions and actions.

Action Oriented – NuoDB is action oriented. We take decisive practical action to achieve progress toward results. After identification of a high priority problem, we take near-term action to resolve it.

Continuous Improvement – NuoDB seeks continuous improvement and a desire for feedback in order to constantly product better results.

Open & Transparent – NuoDB values transparency. We operate in such a way that it is easy for others to see what actions are performed. We define this simply as “the perceived quality of intentionally shared information from a sender.”

Respectful Environment – NuoDB promotes a respectful environment. We are respectful of other people’s opinions & values; creating an environment that feels safe.

Results Driven – NuoDB is results driven. We focus on the achievement of key results with less focus on how we get there as long as it is aligned with the rest of our values. Everyone is knowledgeable about our goals and how we are measuring progress against them.

Tenacious & Relentless – NuoDB is tenacious and relentless in its pursuit of achieving corporate goals. No excuses are made about not achieving an objective and we demonstrate a mindset of, “There must be a way!”




NuoDB provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, disability or genetics.

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