Senior C++20 Engineer


Senior C++20 Engineer

Portland, OR or Remote

We are looking for experienced C++ developers ready to help us expand the core functionality of our next-generation, web-scale data platform.

What You'll Do:

Collaborate with the Founder/CTO on the core technology which powers the Hydrolix platform.

What We're Looking For:

  • Strong communication skills and a bias towards collaboration
  • A willingness to embrace software engineering best practices
  • A clear track record of writing code that is maintainable, clear, and concise
  • A general awareness of security, performance, high-availability and fault-tolerance trade-offs


  • Several years of modern C++ programming experience (C++14 or later)
  • Professional experience in Linux-based environment
  • Experience designing/developing reusable components
  • Experience in network/socket programming (eventloops, async callback handling)
  • Comfortable working with large scale C++ code base
  • Comfortable working with cloud technologies

Bonus Points:

  • Experience designing/developing database systems (parsers, planners, optimizers)
  • Designing/developing distributed data pipeline processors/flows
  • Compression algorithms and methods – (dictionary/FOR/delta encoding)
  • Performance optimization techniques, and familiarity with SIMD instructions

Why Hydrolix?

  • We are an inclusive company: Hydrolix’s founders are committed to building a diverse team where every employee feels comfortable and supported.
  • We are a small company: Hydrolix is a well-funded, early-stage startup with big ambitions. Early employees will have a huge impact in shaping the company’s culture and direction.
  • We are a people-centric company: Hydrolix works hard to create a positive environment for our employees, and we think your life outside of work is important too. We support our teams with great benefits, an pro-vacation mindset, and a family-comes-first approach to management.
  • We are looking for passionate and creative people to join the Hydrolix team. If you think you might be a fit please apply!