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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Yokne'am Illit, Israel
Posted on Sunday, January 1, 2023

About The Position

Would you like to be an expert on all three big clouds? Our cloud foundation group in looking for a strong developer to get with us to the next step.

  • Thinking out of the box of realistic huge impact ideas - and getting them implemented
  • End-to-end development of Silk's products and features, from design to implementation and from database to client
  • Solving diverse, complex problems of high scale using cutting edge systems & technologies
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver amazing products
  • Analyze and improve performance, scalability and stability of Silk's products, environments and tools
  • Continuously learn and evaluate new technologies in an ongoing effort to perfect our products


  • BSc in computer science or equivalent from a known university
  • 3+ years of Python experience, 10+ industry experience
  • Public cloud development
  • Microservices patterns and tooling
  • Experience in building scalable RESTful APIs and using external/internal third-party APIs
  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g., unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, KISS!)
  • Familiarity with at least one server-side framework (e.g., FastAPI, flask, Spring, Django, Rails, Express, Asp.net)
  • Must be familiar with Linux development


  • Data models for NoSQL databases design
  • Experience with k8s
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Experience with Domain Driven Design, Event-Driven architecture
  • System architecture and design skills of large-scale web services
  • Frontend/ Full stack exp.

About Silk

Silk gives demanding workloads 10x faster performance on the cloud compared to native cloud alone. The Silk Cloud Platform is a virtualization layer that sits between the underlying cloud infrastructure and customers’ workloads. Without refactoring, workloads such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and industry-specific applications can move onto the cloud and massively improve user experience. Industry leaders in e-commerce, software publishing, FinTech, and healthcare, trust Silk with their mission-critical workloads to get the ultra-fast speeds their customers demand. Silk is headquartered in Needham, MA. To learn more, visit silk.us.