Performance Architect


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If your passion is about making scalable systems, scale even better and run faster, read along. You will fit in right with us if you have a passion for improving performance for complex systems and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Your strongest belief is in collaboration with your stakeholders: Product Managers, Engineers, Architects and Customers.

As a Performance Architect for Couchbase, you will be working on our cutting-edge products perform even better: Couchbase Server (Key-Value Store, N1QL, Indexing, Search and Analytics), SDK’s and Mobile.

We believe Engagement database is the answer to the demand for high speed, highly available, extremely dynamic data storage and Couchbase is at the forefront of this technology. Working on Couchbase products you’ll acquire highly coveted skills, essential to this technology, by navigating the world of NoSQL databases and the "big data" ecosystem. This includes working with functional programming languages like Erlang & Golang, understand principles and concepts of distributed systems, understanding what goes into good NoSQL database design, mobile data convergence, and becoming proficient in the best practices for building NoSQL-backed applications.


  • You will be responsible for deep dive analysis on products in market and come up with strategy to improve performance of our products.
  • You will be driving product optimization initiatives and have direct impact on product development.  
  • You understand what customers want, what our competition does, and what we should  achieve in terms of performance to get there.  
  • You need to go through product requirements and have architectural discussions with our talented Development team.
  • You will be working with various NoSQL products to run competitive analysis and come up with competitive product benchmarks.

Requirements: Don’t be shy to share your resume, if you are confident that you can take on this role.

  • You are a SME on Database Internals.
  • You have rich experience in System Architecture, Performance Analysis and Data Analysis.
  • You have experience in highly scalable distributed systems.
  • Hands on coding in one of these programming languages: C, C++, Java, Go.
  • MS or PhD in computer science or relevant industry.
  • You are self-driven individual with excellent communication skills who can initiate and drive performance initiatives.
  • You should be able to work successfully with cross functional teams located in different geographies.

About Us:

Are you looking for the freedom to track down and tackle mission-critical problems head on? Then we’re looking for you.

Couchbase’s mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world’s first Engagement Database. Built on the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform offering includes Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile and is Open Source. The platform provides unmatched agility and manageability – as well as unparalleled performance at any scale – to deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer experiences.

Couchbase is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are psyched about being part of Couchbase Team, but do not see a relevant opportunity in our careers page, feel free to send your resume to us –

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