Software Engineer

Storj Labs

Storj Labs

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Storj is redefining the cloud to support the future of data—sustainably and economically. Storj leverages the vast global supply of underutilized resources to deliver services with better security, durability and performance. Customers experience up to 90% lower costs and carbon reduction with Storj.

Storj is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Integrations team. As part of the team, you will contribute to our S3-compatibility layer, Link Sharing Service, CLI, and other integrations with the core platform as well as fundamental features of the Storj distributed network to build a better alternative to the traditional cloud.

We are looking for people who have a demonstrated ability to learn, grow, understand requirements, and get work done.

Note: This position is fully remote and does not require relocation or visa sponsorship. We are currently unable to sponsor work visas. Additionally, the team you will be joining is globally distributed, with members located in North America, Europe, and Oceania. Therefore, this position necessitates flexibility regarding working hours.


  • Improve Storj S3-compatibility layer, Link Sharing Service, Uplink CLI, and other integrations
  • Improve S3-compatibility and related test suites
  • Design, implement, and maintain features, libraries, and tools for the Storj network
  • Actively participate in architectural design and code reviews
  • Implement automation efforts around builds, deployment, and scaling
  • Monitor production environments, servers, and applications for health, performance, and security
  • Work directly with the QA and Support teams to resolve issues
  • Participate in the on-call rotation and be able to respond in a timely fashion during off-hours


  • 1+ years of experience with professional coding in Go or similar programming languages, 1-3 years of experience is preferred
  • Security-first mindset
  • Working knowledge or deep interest in distributed systems
  • Working knowledge or deep interest in systems administration and computer networking
  • Familiarity with observability tools (such as Prometheus, Grafana, and similar)
  • ​Ability to learn new programming languages, frameworks, APIs, and tools quickly
  • Eagerness to be collaborative, quality-conscious, highly self-motivated, and use excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills

Salary Range

  • $117,000 to $148,000 USD (salary may be adjusted based on location)

At Storj, People Really Matter

Our mission is accomplished through the talent of our people, so we provide meaningful professional engagement and a comprehensive benefits package. Storj promotes empowerment and progress through company-wide and individualized training opportunities, proactive diversity efforts, and peer mentorship. For United States team members, our employee benefits include generous healthcare and insurance coverage, paid parental leave, flexible paid time off, a 401(k) plan, and very competitive equity. For team members outside of the United States, benefits will be based on what is required by local law.

Storj has team members around the globe. As a remote-first company, we’ve built a culture based on transparency, inclusion, and open communication. Storj hosts regularly scheduled week-long gatherings (virtual and in-person) for collaborative work and team building.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

At Storj, we celebrate diversity and strive for an inclusive work culture. More than a statement on our careers page, these concepts are ingrained in our core values:

Sustainable - We act in a way that makes our product and company sustainable: economically, environmentally, and socially.

Trailblazing - We tackle big challenges with disruptive approaches. We are action and execution oriented. We deliver breakthrough results for our customers and company.

Open - We are committed to the free and open sharing of software, information, knowledge, experiences, perspectives, and ideas.

Respectful - We have a culture of respect, celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we work together with integrity, empathy, and accountability. We respect customer privacy and security, building trust. We want every individual to feel valued, represented, and empowered.

Joyful - We approach our mission with a sense of joy, derived from solving big challenges for our customers with a talented team in an environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and fun.

We don’t make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.