Full-Stack Software Engineer


  • Locations
    • Boston
    • San Francisco
    • Warsaw
  • Date Posted
  • 19 Mar 2020
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Open Source

We are the Presto company --- At Starburst, our team is a major contributor to the open source Presto project. We consist of many of the experts and committers who have been contributing to and advancing the Presto product over the last several years. Originally created and open sourced by Facebook under the Apache 2 License, Presto is the fastest growing SQL engine driven by a community of users --- from small companies to the Fortune 500.

Starburst is looking for Full-Stack Engineers to work on our team in Boston. Our team features very strong software engineering talent, with years of core database engine and distributed systems development experience. As a Full-Stack Engineer you’ll be designing and implementing the core of Starburst products for running analytics on dedicated hardware, as well as in private and public clouds (Amazon AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes).


  • Design and develop components to the Starburst products for Presto
  • Lead projects from concept to completion
  • Write tests and contribute to ongoing automation infrastructure development
  • Collaborate with teams globally across multiple time zones and operate in an Agile development environment
  • Provide exceptional customer support and be part of the support rotations for 24/7 customer escalations


Be Smart and Get Things Done

Proficiency in JavaScript and

  • Significant experience using front-end frameworks such as Angular, Backbone or React
  • Comfortable with modern HTML and CSS technology stack
  • Experience developing RESTful backend services in Java


Experience with AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platform

Experience with Kubernetes

Experience with developing SaaS applications

Experience with Hadoop, Spark, Docker

Comfortable in scripting languages

Experience with usability and user experience