At PingCAP we are building a NewSQL database called TiDB that’s horizontally scalable, strongly consistent, and highly available. Our mission is to build a database of the future. Made by developers, for developers.

The Role:

As PingCAP’s Cloud Product Engineer, you will have the opportunity to build and shape a powerful, industry-changing database product from the get-go. The Cloud Product Engineer will be someone that possesses unique engineering talent and is excited about the opportunity to join the PingCAP team, build our DB-as-a-service solution, and help transform the future of the database industry.


  • Build, orchestrate, and maintain an enterprise-grade DB-as-a-service offering of TiDB (https://github.com/pingcap/tidb)
  • Help deliver the TiDB-as-a-service offering in our customer’s cloud environment, leveraging container orchestration tools like Kubernetes
  • Deliver application level root-cause analysis
  • Coordinate enhancement and feature requests with product and engineering teams.

About You:

  • Extensive experience in Linux/Unix administration
  • Production level experience with containers and cloud-native/microservices architecture
  • Experience with container orchestration technology, e.g. Kubernetes, a major plus
  • Experience in using and automating operations using Puppet, Ansible, or SaltStack
  • Experience with web server, distributed system, load balancing, and system monitoring

The Perks!

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity in a fast-growing enterprise startup
  • Awesome, supportive coworkers with a good sense of humor
  • Working with a globally distributed team of passionate (and compassionate) developers, hackers, and open-source fanatics
  • Remote friendly
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Flexible paid time off
  • In-office catered lunch, snacks, and drinks
  • Commuter benefits
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program