About Us

Swarm64 took on what experts consider the most valuable contribution to big data analytics: Enabling customers to extract maximum value from their data in real time by adding FPGA-accelerated analytics processing (OLAP) to the native transaction processing (OLTP) of popular open-source databases.
We believe our continued excellence is the result of well-functioning teams who innovate by predicting and executing customer’s needs. Swarmers are motivated individual contributors who embrace challenge, enjoy the discovery process, are effective and exercise intellectual humility.

About the Role

As our Runtime Software Engineer you will have the experience and knowledge to analyse software requirements, determine the feasibility of a design within the given constraints, consult with architecture and hardware engineers, and come up with software solutions best suited for us.


  • Design, develop and test high performance software that interacts with our FPGA-based hardware accelerator
  • Provide a high-level abstraction of the accelerator to our database accelerator plug-in
  • Together with the Product Owner, representing the customer, and our Scrum Masters, you will take part in our lean agile development methodologies
  • Develop the best database acceleration solution for our customers
  • Strong programming skills in modern C++ (e.g. 14) and C
  • Strong algorithmic and debugging skills
  • Experience with parallel programming (multi-threaded/multi-process)
  • Proficient in at least one script language, preferably Python
  • Speak, understand, read and write English
  • You have the following characteristics: effective, intellectual humility, embracing challenges, curious

Nice to have

  • Experience in designing, implementing and testing APIs and/or SDKs
  • Experience in Linux kernel or device driver development
  • Familiar with profiling tools and code optimisation
  • Familiar with virtualisation containerisation and cloud environments

If you want to become a member of our team, please send your CV (in PDF format) including a cover letter to Lisa (HR).

For more information visit: www.swarm64.com/join-us/