Solarwinds Inc. Data Engineer (Java) in Ottawa, Ontario


Are you an experienced software developer with a passion for building cutting edge software solutions? Do you love using the latest technology and working in a fast-paced, agile, and innovative environment? Are you a team player who loves to collaborate with others? Then SolarWinds could be the new rewarding challenge you are looking for.

SolarWinds is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Our award-winning product suite includes the industry’s #1 RMM Service Automation Platform and has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability. We believe that the MSPs who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier.

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join the Data Platform team to work on new solutions for data collection, streaming, manipulation, storage, and management. The ideal candidate has experience with and a passion for backend business logic and data processing, at scale in a cloud environment.If you enjoy working in a team of smart people and share the same passion for engineering with them we'd love to talk to you!


  • Work in a team of talented developers willing to share best practices

  • Investigateand resolve complex technical issues with simple and elegant solutions

  • Continually identify areas of improvement with respect to product supportability, quality, and technology stack

  • Design, implement, and test new features with minimal supervision

  • Mentor junior team members, provide technical guidance, and share best practices

  • Build secure, scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant cloud-based systems, followingAgile development processes

  • Be self-driven, helping the team meet sprint goals and overall project delivery milestones


  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple areas of software development (e.g. backend development, concurrency, design patterns, SOLID principles, etc)

  • Programming experience with Java / Python / C#

  • Experience with good source control concepts and tools (Git or similar)

  • Experience running large server applications on AWS

  • Experience with event-driven architectures (Kafka, Rabbit, or similar)

  • Ability to learn new products and programming languages quickly

  • Excellent problem-solving skills; can triage and resolve critical issues independently and collaboratively

  • Should have excellent communications skills, a good attitude, and a friendly personality

  • Automated unit testing experience

Nice-to-have Skills:

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform

  • Experience with Hadoop, Presto, Hive, Druid, ClickHouse, Flink

  • Relational database design, development and data warehousing experience

  • Experience with PostgreSQL / MySQL / SQL Server / AWS Redshift / Snowflake

  • Familiarity with microservices and serverless architectures


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 4+ years of experience designing and developing commercial software

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2018-11653

# Positions 1

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds MSP