We are a team of passionate engineers committed to building the best-in-class petabyte-scale data infrastructure optimization platform that combines hardware acceleration with performance metering to enable real-time actionable insights for reducing data center costs.

So far, we have raised a total of $3.5M in Seed funding. This gives us the flexibility to grow our team, provide world-class support to our customers, and expand our solution to new markets.To learn more about us, visit our blog.

About the role

As a Senior Software Engineer for this role, you will collaborate with the founding team to expand the integration of our custom compiler technology with the internals of leading open-source software for Big Data analytics to drive faster data processing and broader operation coverage.

Your contributions to our core product will directly impact data infrastructure processing 10s of petabytes every day where Xonai is being deployed.

What you will do

  • Implement extensible optimizations for various query processing components such as columnar batch processing, data reading, shuffling and data partitioning algorithms.
  • Implement code generation targeting Xonai custom DSL to accelerate SQL operations to be supported.
  • Run profiling and benchmark tools to draw conclusions on the broader impact of large changes to be incorporated.
  • Independently and diligently write, test and deploy production code driven by modern software engineering practices.
  • Collaborate with team members to drive new innovations on big data processing lying at the intersection of Big Data and compilers.

What you will bring

  • 3+ years of experience working with performance optimization and complex codebases.
  • Strong Java and C++ programming skills.
  • Experience in navigating through the abstraction layers of large codebases to get down to the relevant details.
  • Experience with profiling and debugging tools.
  • Strong grasp of computer science fundamentals such as algorithms and data structures.
  • Critical thinking and ability to work independently without direct supervision.


  • Entrepreneurial spirit and previous experience in early stage startups.
  • Experience with Scala.
  • Experience with the internals of query processing and optimization.
  • Understanding of Big Data file formats (e.g. Parquet, ORC, Avro).
  • Understanding of Big Data processing engine internals.
everyone is welcome

We are highly committed to create new transformative technologies that deliver unique benefits to our customers. We understand that developing an exceptional product requires a diverse team of intelligent, passionate and curious people bringing new perspectives. We take great pride in being an equal opportunity employer and we encourage everyone to apply.

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