Software Engineer

Clockwork Systems
Palo Alto, California 94306
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Clockwork Systems is a well-funded Silicon Valley startup building world-class teams that will transform computer networking and distributed systems.

Accurately synchronized clocks are foundational for any real-time distributed system, from electronic trading and distributed ledgers to logging/tracing systems and distributed databases. Founded in 2018 by a group of researchers from Stanford University, Clockwork has developed a high-precision, software-based network clock synchronization system that delivers up to nanosecond accuracy at scale. Our solution is powering mission-critical enterprise applications in on-premises data centers and public clouds.

We are currently seeking bright, versatile software engineers who will help develop and deploy a wide range of next generation time-sensitive applications. Stay a nanosecond ahead of everyone else by joining our team of researchers and developers in California!

What you will do

Use your coding and distributed system knowledge to contribute directly to the design and build of high performance, reliable and scalable systems.


  • challenging projects
  • a competitive salary
  • a great benefits package
  • California sunshine
  • working in the heart of Silicon Valley

Clockwork is building world class teams that build cutting edge software. We look for bright people from all walks of life and we grow together. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

You must be eligible to work in the United States.


Experience we look for

  • expertise in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • kernel programming
  • concurrency programming
  • database building
  • networking protocols - NIC architecture and operation is a plus!

Qualifications we look for

  • degree(s) in computer science, electrical engineering or related field
  • fluency in C, C++, Golang, Java, Python, Django
  • excellent communication skills
  • excellent debugging and problem solving skills
  • Full stack experience is a definite plus!


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