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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Yokne'am Illit, Israel
Posted on Monday, January 1, 2024

About The Position

Are you passionate about mastering the public cloud platforms?

Our Cloud Foundation team is on the lookout for a seasoned Senior Software Engineer to propel us to new heights.

As a key member of our dynamic team, you will play a pivotal role in developing cutting-edge solutions that leverage the capabilities of the major cloud providers.


  • Innovating Beyond Conventional Boundaries: Generating and implementing groundbreaking ideas with a substantial real-world impact.
  • Full-Stack Ownership: Leading end-to-end development for Silk's products and features, encompassing design, implementation, and integration from database to client.
  • Complex Problem Resolution: Tackling diverse and intricate challenges at a high scale, utilizing cutting-edge systems and technologies.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborating closely with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to bring exceptional products to fruition.
  • Performance Enhancement: Evaluating and enhancing the performance, scalability, and stability of Silk's products, environments, and tools.
  • Continuous Technological Advancement: Engaging in ongoing learning and the assessment of new technologies, contributing to the constant refinement and perfection of our products.


Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent from a reputable university.

Professional Experience:

  • Over 10 years of overall industry experience.

Technical Expertise:

  • Over 3 years of experience in server-side development.
  • Familiarity with public cloud development.
  • Familiarity with microservices patterns and associated tooling.

Software Engineering Best Practices:

  • Strong familiarity with software engineering best practices, including but not limited to unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, and adhering to the KISS principle.

Framework Familiarity:

  • Experience with at least one server-side framework such as FastAPI, Flask, Spring, Django, Rails, Express, or Asp.net.


  • NoSQL Database Design: Proficient in designing data models for NoSQL databases.
  • Kubernetes Expertise: Extensive experience with Kubernetes (k8s).
  • Agile Methodology: Proven track record of working with the Agile methodology.
  • Architectural Expertise: In-depth understanding of system architecture and design, particularly for large-scale web services.
  • Domain Driven Design and Event-Driven Architecture: Expertise in both Domain Driven Design and Event-Driven architecture.
  • Full Stack Proficiency: Strong experience in frontend and full-stack development.
  • RESTful API: Experience in constructing scalable RESTful APIs and utilizing both external and internal third-party APIs.
  • Operating System Proficiency: Strong familiarity with Linux development.

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.