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Senior Storage Engineer

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  • Full Time
  • Boston


At Wasabi, we’re a proven collection of pioneers, visionaries and disruptive doers. We see things differently than our competitors, and we make our mark in the industry by challenging the norm and delivering the unexpected and improbable. We’re a fast-growing company taking the Cloud Storage industry by storm and recognized as one of the best places to work in Boston.

Wasabi hot cloud storage is a new class and category of cloud storage, breaking all traditional barriers and boundaries of storage with a disruptive value proposition of being 1/5th the cost of AWS S3, faster than the competition, with no fees for egress or API request and delivered as a single-tier solution. Cloud storage has never been so simple, so fast and so inexpensive. It’s all part of our vision to make cloud storage the next great global utility, just like electricity.

Role Description: Principal Software Engineer – Storage

Role Purpose:

Wasabi Technologies Inc. is seeking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our Software Development team. In this role, you will use your knowledge of storage devices, the Linux kernel/OS, and software development to help a team dedicated to a highly reliable, secure, scalable and innovative technology for Wasabi’s hot cloud storage service. The Wasabi hot cloud storage service is an enterprise-grade public cloud object storage service that consists of Wasabi-built and Wasabi-optimized software that operates on leading-edge compute and storage hardware.

The Wasabi technology stack is deployed as Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) in top-tier data centers in 6 storage regions in the US, EMEA, and JAPAC. The number of storage regions will increase in the future, as well as the features and packaging options associated with the Wasabi service. The Wasabi service is used by a global customer base with over 25,000 customers and 4,500 resellers. Services that are comparable to Wasabi include AWS S3, Microsoft Azure Blob, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Storage.

To be successful in this role, you should have expertise in agile software development, be able to collaborate with team members, and be a strategic problem-solver. In this position, you should demonstrate excellent communication skills, an ability to connect with other engineers and developers, and have a solid foundation in software design.

*Principals Only. No Recruiters.


Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve storage software.
Contribute and drive idea generation for new storage capabilities and bring them to fruition.
Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code in addition to tests and documentation.
Troubleshoot hardware and software, monitor, maintenance and operation of a production environment.
Contribute to the improvement of the storage team’s software and agile process.


10+ years of storage platforms experience.
Deep understanding of HDD, SSD, disk enclosure and host adapter hardware including SAS, NVME and fabric connectivity.
Strong knowledge of Linux OS and file systems preferably including ZFS.
Experience developing and deploying backend storage services in Go or C++.
Understanding of modern API best practices (HTTP, REST, Swagger, gRPC).
Familiarity with modern virtualization and containerization technologies (virtual machines, Docker, Kubernetes, etc) and public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, etc).