Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 10:24:12 PM Coordinated Universal Time
United Kingdom England UK, Birmingham UK, London


501-1,000 employees · Software Development

About the job

From our technology to our team members, Neo4j is built on relationships.

As part of Neo4j product engineering, you will work together with a diverse team of talented colleagues from around the world. Our culture encourages engineers who want to become deep experts in a particular field – or to build broad expertise across several technologies. Our engineers regularly work with peers in field engineering and experience the full lifecycle of the systems they build.

We build technology that helps cure cancers , addresses diabetes , and gets humans to Mars . We're proud to fight fraud , crush pandemics , and even help journalists uncover the truth . Neo4j’s engineering teams are located in Malmö, Sweden and London, UK.

Please submit your CV and cover letter in English.

We are Neo4j, makers of the Neo4j graph database. We’re looking for experienced developers to join our Cloud Engineering team to deliver Aura, our Database-as-a-Service product based on Neo4j. This service delivers the power of Neo4j without the hassle of database setup, monitoring, maintenance, backups or updates. For success, our service must be robust, secure, and reliable.

We are architecting for scale and reliability. We design our system to deploy updates multiple times a day without service interruption and to isolate customers from underlying infrastructure issues. We want to increase our focus in the area of cloud networking and the ingress service to our database for maximum availability. Today we run on managed Kubernetes in both AWS (EKS) and GCP (GKE) and we rely on our cloud provider ingress facilities to make our databases reachable to the world. When building for continued expansion we want to increase our control, management and security of network traffic to our service. Our system is highly automated and we strongly believe in infrastructure as code (IaC) to achieve our scale targets. If you want to be part of this please reach out to us already today!

What Your Team Will Do

  • Design and maintain the Neo4j database ingress service for scale and reliability
  • Work on security and privacy features like IP filtering and private network connections
  • Introduce monitoring capabilities to spot performance bottlenecks and connection issues at scale
  • Work with core database developers to improve ways we improve the client - server experience over our infrastructure

What You Should Know

  • The basics of cloud networking
  • Programming experience - we use Go, Python and Bash
  • Familiarity with Linux based networking tools (iptables, tcpdump, etc)
  • Experience with networking software such as nginx, haproxy or service meshes

It Would Be Great If You Bring

  • Experience with K8S (GKE, EKS, AKS)
  • Experience with building a cloud platforms using provider API's
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with logging, monitoring, tracing and chaos engineering solutions


  • UK

Neo4j Values

Our work in Neo4j Engineering is guided by our company values:



(we)-[:THRIVE_IN]->(:Culture {type: [‘Open’, ‘Inclusive’})

(we)-[:ASSUME]->(:Intent {direction:’Positive’})

(we)-[:WELCOME]->(:Discussions {nature: ‘IntellectuallyHonest’})


Why Join Neo4j?

Neo4j is one of the 20 most popular databases in the world , and the leader in the rapidly emerging Graph Database category . We’re building the technology that enables connected data to solve the world’s most pressing problems. You’ll work on unique engineering projects that challenge what’s possible.

We have customers in every industry across the globe, and our products a proven product/market fit. Joining our team is an opportunity to shape the future of data and analytics.

We pride ourselves on being a welcoming team. Most of us would agree that one of the best parts of working at Neo4j is the people we get to work with.

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t 100% fit the qualifications above. Why? Because we are committed to building an environment that fosters belonging, which means valuing intellectually honest discussions and being receptive to new ideas and perspectives.

One of our central objectives is to provide an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace for everyone to develop their potential and have a positive, career-defining experience.

About Neo4j

Neo4j is the leader in graph database technology. As the world’s most widely deployed graph database, we help organizations – including NASA , UBS and Volvo Cars – to reveal and predict how people, processes and systems interrelate. Using this relationships-first approach, applications built using Neo4j tackle connected data challenges such as analytics and artificial intelligence , fraud detection , real-time recommendations and knowledge graphs .

Neo4j is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Please read the privacy notice regarding Neo4j's recruitment process to understand how we will handle the personal data that you provide.

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