Software Engineer, LunaDB Infrastructure

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We’re looking for a Software Engineer to build and operate software to make Asana secure, scalable, and fast. You’ll be combining industry best practices and your innovation with a ground-breaking reactive framework. You’ll design software to process, query, search, analyze, and store data for applications that are continually growing in scale. You will work with a world-class team of engineers on deploying and operating existing systems and building new ones for problems that are unique to our problem space.

LunaDB Infrastructure team builds and operates Asana’s in-house reactive data server, powering all data loading in our web application and API. We are responsible for a large and constantly evolving distributed system which is key to Asana’s availability and performance. Our focus is on building generic frameworks that allow the Asana web application to quickly load new data, as well as automatically send changes to the users who need to see them, for millions of users in 195 countries.

What you’ll achieve

  • Design, build and operate distributed services with high availability at scale

  • With the help of tooling and metrics, you build, understand the performance and reliability characteristics of the system, and improve them

  • Work with other engineers across the company to facilitate them developing and deploying new features without undue risk

About you

  • 3+ years experience of full-time professional software development experience, or equivalent

  • 1+ year working on services or infra

  • Are looking for an environment where you and your teammates empower one another to become the best versions of yourselves

  • Nice to have: 

    • Expertise with Kubernetes

    • Experience with the JVM, Scala, or other typed languages


About us

At Asana, you’ll do meaningful, purpose-driven work. We’re not just building a product that helps people be more productive—we’re helping teams and organizations reach their goals together. For the past six years, we've been recognized as an award-winning workplace by Fortune and Great Place to Work, Fast Company, Glassdoor, and Inc. Magazine. Our inclusive culture is intentionally built to enable our teams to be creative and make an impact. With offices all over the world, we’re excited to get back to in-person collaboration along with a hybrid schedule for balance and flexibility in life and work. We’re looking for passionate individuals to join us on our journey. Come do great things with us.

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Why Asana?

We’re growing fast to achieve a big mission that drives us every day. Passionate and curious people like you will help us achieve it. A supportive team, award-winning culture, and unique growth opportunities will empower you to do your best and most impactful work at Asana.

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