Golang / Go Job: Senior Software Engineer - Prometheus

Sysdig

Senior Software Engineer - Prometheus at Sysdig

Anywhere, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Jun 5 2018)
About the company
Innovate. Adapt. Stay ahead of customer needs. For businesses, that’s the promise of containerized infrastructure. But, new infrastructure brings new challenges, limiting the actual impact of new technology. Every developer, every devops engineer, and every security professional has seen it: the next, great platform could be so much greater... if only the right tools were there.

Here at Sysdig, we’re what you might call container-obsessed. It starts with our unique technology, which listens to the heart of the operating system to surface the deepest data with the least overhead. From there, we’ve created the first-ever Container Intelligence Platform, which proactively uncovers issues before they manifest, and allows for deep digging to solve the most complex problems.

As passionate, technical problem-solvers, we are driven to keep creating powerful solutions that enable containers – and businesses – to realize their full potential.

Job position
Permanent - Remote work possible

Job description
We’re hiring a software engineer to to work on the Prometheus monitoring system at Sysdig.

Sysdig is the leading monitoring, visibility, and security company for modern enterprises using container and orchestration platforms, like Docker and Kubernetes. We created the open source Sysdig system instrumentation tool, on top of which we have built our container monitoring and security products. They are scale-out enterprise products, and they already have multiple integration points with cloud-native open source systems such as Kubernetes and Prometheus.

And we want to do more. We are ardent fans of Prometheus and have an ambitious roadmap to further support it and further deepen the way we integrate. And this is where you come in!

What you’ll be doing

Working on Prometheus to adapt it and extend it in new directions, driven by our Prometheus roadmap

Authoring and contributing changes upstream to Prometheus and related projects

Engaging with both Sysdig user base and the Prometheus community - primarily via software development but also via writing and speaking

Skills & requirements
You have prior open source contributions, preferably to Prometheus or related projects in the “cloud native” monitoring and observability space.

You believe that clear written communication is an essential part of open source collaboration, and have a record of high-quality interactions on PRs/issues/designs

You have strong Golang experience.

Ideally, you have prior Java experience (even if you’re much happier in other languages!)

You’ve worked on and with multiple data-intensive systems (such as time series databases or search databases)

You’ve operated a production service, and have associated experience using monitoring and observability tools.

You are able to work effectively in a distributed/remote setup

Instructions how to apply
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