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Systems Software Engineer

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27 Jul 2021

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From our technology to our team members, Neo4j is built on relationships.

As part of Neo4j product engineering, you will work together with a diverse team of talented colleagues from around the world. Our culture encourages engineers who want to become deep experts in a particular field - or to build broad expertise across several technologies. Our engineers regularly work with peers in field engineering and experience the full lifecycle of the systems they build.

We build technology that helps cure cancers , addresses diabetes , and gets humans to Mars . We're proud to fight fraud , crush pandemics , and even help journalists uncover the truth . Neo4j's engineering teams are located in Malmö, Sweden and London, UK.

Please submit your CV and cover letter in English.The RoleDo you like to solve advanced and complex computer science problems? Do you like to be part of a team that values user success and where you can have intellectually honest discussions?

As part of Product Engineering our new Systems Engineering team focuses on best practices on how to utilize the Neo4j product. We collaborate closely with Field Engineering to understand typical and challenging customer environments, configurations, and workloads to collaboratively with the Engineering team design and carry out performance runs to establish reference implementations, guidelines and identifying product improvements. The output of the work will be consumed by several parties. Field will use our discoveries for conveying best practices to customers. Product Management will use them as input to new product features and improvements.

We are looking for a skilled software engineer with a strong interest in product performance to help us establish and further develop a solid reference baseline of the Neo4j Db. In this role, your primary responsibility will be to drive the work in this new team and collaboratively define and implement the reference baseline and deep dive into analysis of the performance, both database and system it runs on. The team will have the full end to end responsibility to carry out this assignment.

You will be part of the international team that is based in our office in London and work with the engineering headquarters in Malmö, Sweden.

Find out what Dario, an engineer on the team has to say about his team here !We think you'll be successful in this role if you have experience with:
    • Deep knowledge of operating systems
    • Knowledge of Linux administration and monitoring
    • A keen investigative mindset and good analytical skills (ie. Analysing logs etc. for clues when it comes to understanding how a system behaves)
    • Cloud computing services (We use AWS)
    • Continuous Integration (We use TeamCity)
    • Developing high-quality, production-level object-oriented software (We use Java)
    • A test-driven mindset
    • Great communication skills and an interest in collaborating with other engineers
    • Knowledge in Database performance (i/o, page cache memory, clustering)
    Nice To Have Experience With (but Not Required)
      • Using Neo4j or other database
      • 4+ years of production level software development
        • GB
        We don't expect you to have experience across all these areas, our team has a mix of people with different skill sets. Additionally, our teams are spread over several locations in Europe, so you should be comfortable working as part of a distributed team.

        Neo4j ValuesOur work in Neo4j Engineering is guided by our company values:



        (we)-[:THRIVE_IN]->(:Culture {type: ['Open', 'Inclusive'})

        (we)-[:ASSUME]->(:Intent {direction:'Positive'})

        (we)-[:WELCOME]->(:Discussions {nature: 'IntellectuallyHonest'})


        Why Join Neo4j?Neo4j is one of the 20 most popular databases in the world , and the leader in the rapidly emerging Graph Database category . We're building the technology that enables connected data to solve the world's most pressing problems. You'll work on unique engineering projects that challenge what's possible.

        We have customers in every industry across the globe, and our products a proven product/market fit. Joining our team is an opportunity to shape the future of data and analytics.

        We pride ourselves on being a welcoming team. Most of us would agree that one of the best parts of working at Neo4j is the people we get to work with.

        We encourage you to apply even if you don't 100% fit the qualifications above. Why? Because we are committed to building an environment that fosters belonging, which means valuing intellectually honest discussions and being receptive to new ideas and perspectives.

        One of our central objectives is to provide an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace for everyone to develop their potential and have a positive, career-defining experience.

        About Neo4jNeo4j is the leader in graph database technology. As the world's most widely deployed graph database, we help organizations - including NASA , UBS and Volvo Cars - to reveal and predict how people, processes and systems interrelate. Using this relationships-first approach, applications built using Neo4j tackle connected data challenges such as analytics and artificial intelligence , fraud detection , real-time recommendations and knowledge graphs .

        Neo4j is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Please read the privacy notice regarding Neo4j's recruitment process to understand how we will handle the personal data that you provide.

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