Rust Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Rennes, France
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Who We Are

We're Redis. We built the product that runs the fast apps our world runs on. (If you checked the weather, used your credit card, or looked at your flight status online today, you’re welcome.) At Redis, you’ll work with the fastest, simplest technology in the business—whether you’re building it, telling its story, or selling it to our 10,000+ worldwide customers. We’re creating a faster world with simpler experiences. You in?

Why would you love this job?

You will have the opportunity to work on the cutting-edge JSON module for Redis, where you can optimize performance, develop new APIs, and shape the future of this essential open-source module. Additionally, you will contribute to maintaining and improving two other key open-source modules, ensuring their stability and reliability while playing a crucial role in Redis' overall development.

What You’ll Do

  • Enhance the performance and efficiency of the JSON module in Redis, ensuring it meets high standards of speed and reliability.
  • Design and implement new APIs for the JSON module, improving usability and expanding its functionality for a wider range of applications.
  • Maintenance and developing Time-series and Bloom Redis modules, ensuring their stability, reliability, and performance.
  • Engage with the Redis open-source community, addressing issues, incorporating feedback, and contributing to the collective knowledge base.
  • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and technical excellence.
  • Explore new ideas and technologies to continuously improve Redis modules, driving innovation and staying ahead of industry trends.

What will you need to have?

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field
  • 5+ experience in Rust programming, with a deep understanding of its memory safety, concurrency features, and performance optimizations.
  • Familiarity with JSON data structures and experience optimizing and managing JSON in databases or applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on optimizing performance and solving complex technical challenges.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively with a distributed team and contribute to collective goals.

Extra Great If You Have

  • Hands-on experience working with Redis, particularly with its modules and API development.
  • Proficiency in C++ development.
  • A history of contributing to open-source projects, demonstrating your ability to collaborate and engage with the community.

As a global company, we value a culture of curiosity, diversity of thought, and innovation from our employees, customers, and partners. Redis is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees’ differences are celebrated and supported, and everyone feels safe to bring their authentic selves to work. Redis is dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We strive to create a workplace where every voice is heard, and every idea is respected.

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