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Software Engineer (Data migration)


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PingCAP is the fastest-growing enterprise subscription company our investors have ever seen. And how are we growing so fast? By building TiDB, a globally scalable hybrid transactional and analytical database and one of the most popular open source database in the world (don’t take our word for it, check it out:, which enables companies to painlessly scale their business while keeping the underlying infrastructure simple. Our product has been trusted and verified by web-scale application leaders and adopted by over 1500 users across industries. We’re being led by the best in the space—our founders were the original creators of TiDB. We’re looking for talented and amazing team players who want to accelerate our growth, while doing some of the best work of their careers. Join us as we build the database for the future!

About the role:

  • We are looking for experienced software engineers, data migration. You will have the opportunity to build and shape a powerful, industry-changing database product from the get-go. You will be someone that possesses unique engineering talent and is excited about the opportunity to join the PingCAP team, build our data migration solution both for cloud and on-premises.

What we are looking for:

  • Comfort using programming languages like Go, C/C++ and Rust;
  • 3+ years of relevant experience;
  • An understanding of distributed system design;
  • Production level experience with containers and cloud-native/microservices architecture;
  • Experience with MySQL/PostgreSQL or Aurora;
  • Experience solving challenging problems and building collaborative relationships with teams;
  • Experience with container orchestration technology, e.g. Kubernetes, a major plus.

What you will get to do:

  • Deliver production-level data migration solutions;
  • Improve the performance of TiDB;
  • Coordinate enhancement and feature requests with product and engineering teams.

What you will gain:

  • Opportunity to build and shape a powerful, industry-changing database product from the get-go;
  • Working with a global team of passionate (and compassionate)  developers, hackers, and open-source fanatics;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Meaningful equity in a fast-growing enterprise startup.


  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Flexible paid time off
  • In-office catered lunch (every day), snacks, and drinks
  • Commuter benefits
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Awesome, supportive coworkers with a good sense of humor

PingCAP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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October 13th, 2021

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January 1st, 2021

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PingCAP is dedicated to building an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database. The flagship product, TiDB, features infinite horizontal scalability, strong cons...
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