Golang / Go Job: Senior Software Engineer: Performance Engineering

DigitalOcean

Senior Software Engineer: Performance Engineering at DigitalOcean

Remote › 100% remote position (in US or Canada)
  (Posted Nov 2 2020)

Job description
Have you ever wondered what happens inside the cloud?
Based in New York, DigitalOcean is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a robust and passionate community of developers, teams, and businesses around the world. We believe that today’s entrepreneurs are changing the world through software. Our mission is to empower these entrepreneurs by bringing modern app development within reach for any developer, anywhere in the world.
We want people who are passionate about designing and operating secure systems at scale.

We are looking for someone who is familiar with our stack, understands our tools, is comfortable working remote, enjoys working in open source, and is excited about our mission.

At DO, we believe in: Creating simple, yet powerful, foundations (with 💕) from which our community can build. The Performance Engineering team delivers on this mission by ensuring DigitalOcean’s operating system and virtualization stack is a performant foundation for product offerings.

Our Stack: Python, C, Chef, Go, libvirt, Linux, KVM, OVS, QEMU

Our Tools: docker, k8s, Prometheus, Concourse, Elasticsearch, GSuite, Jira, Slack

Our Team: Performance Engineering is part of the Systems Engineering group. The Systems Engineering group is currently made up of about thirty, mostly senior, engineers located across the US, Canada, and Germany with two engineers in the NY office and is supported by a Senior Engineering Manager. The Performance Engineering sub-team is part of the Systems Tooling and Automation team supported by an Engineering Manager.
What You’ll Be Doing:

While work will vary based on quarterly priorities and initiatives, some examples include:
Development of performance regression analysis testing automation
Developing and maintaining realistic benchmark applications that emulate our customers
Development of telemetry for fleet performance analysis
Triaging and fixing operating system issues impacting the performance of product offerings
Performance analysis of OS stack and fleet hardware updates
Consultation for product performance regressions and new product performance acceptance criteria
Visualizing and presenting performance data to be leveraged for technology and business decisions
5-20% of your time is spent on innovation, education, and/or open source

What We’ll Expect From You:
Professional experience in performance engineering
Technical leadership experience (preferably in the Linux/Open Source space)
Experience as a developer / engineer in a large scale, distributed environment
Experience writing secure, testable and robust code
Deep understanding of Linux and OS internals
Experience proactively diagnosing performance issues across all layers of the stack
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with data analytics
Machine learning experience is a huge plus

Why You’ll Like Working for DigitalOcean:
We value development. You will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. We maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development through formalized mentorship, LinkedIn Learning tracks, and other internal programs. We also provide all employees with reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, and education.

We care about your physical, financial and mental well-being. We offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents, a monthly gym reimbursement to support your physical health, and a commute or internet allowance to make your trips to your office or your desk easier. We offer generous parental leave with transition time built-in upon return to work. We offer competitive compensation and a 401k plan with up to a 4% employer match.

We support our remote employee experience. While we have great office spaces in NYC, Cambridge and Palo Alto, we’re very distributed—we use a number of communication tools to connect across the company—and all remote employees have the opportunity to visit our offices and meet their teams face-to-face at team offsites. We also have an annual company offsite, Shark Week, to get quality in-person time with the entire company at least once a year. We also allow employees to outfit their workstations to meet their needs—whether remote or in office.

We value diversity and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


 

Company: DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean
job info / career page
Linkedin profile
Location: US/Canada Remote, 100% Remote

Map of USA and Canada

Skills wanted, in addition to Golang:
chef docker elasticsearch go k8s
linux python

Golangprojects

All golang developer jobs
This is a job listing at Golangprojects,
the website dedicated to Golang jobs only.

Not the job you are looking for?
Browse all Golang jobs

Other interesting golang jobs

Golang job Senior Software Engineer (Backend, Go) at Rumble Senior Software Engineer (Backend, Go) - Rumble
Remote US, 100% Remote
Why Rumble? ========== An accurate asset inventory is a fundamental building block of all IT and security programs, yet most inventory products do a poor job of network-based discovery because they use approaches that are blind to unmanaged assets, such as Io...

Golang job Senior Backend Engineer at Recursive Rebels, Inc. (stealth / prelaunch) Senior Backend Engineer - Recursive Rebels, Inc. (stealth / prelaunch)   (November 2021)
Remote, United States (Remote work possible) - Salary: $100,000 - $135,000
Remote but need to be located in timezones UTC-4 through UTC-8 (ie the Americas) Hires remotely in Argentina • Brazil • Canada • North America • South America • Colombia • Central America Our mission is to help software teams get their work done ...
Golang job Senior Software Engineer - Backend at Mojito Senior Software Engineer - Backend - Mojito
Worldwide, 100% Remote
About Mojito Mojito is an end-to-end solution for fully branded NFT marketplaces and tokenized customer engagement. The space is growing at an incredible pace and we are in prime position to be a market leader. Mojito is the first project to graduate from the...

Golang job Go Developer at Confio GmbH Go Developer - Confio GmbH   (October 2021)
Remote Europe, 100% Remote - Salary: 60000 - 80000 EUR
About us Confio is a funded startup, founded in 2020, that is a key contributor to the Cosmos ecosystem. We created and maintain open-source tools: CosmWasm, CosmJS, and an IBC Relayer. We are also preparing to launch Tgrade, a blockchain-focused on self-sove...
Golang job Platform Software Engineer at Lytics Platform Software Engineer - Lytics   (October 2021)
Remote US, 100% Remote
Job Description: Platform Engineers are responsible for the design, implementation, and management of the entire data pipeline. From API servers to databases, message queues to cloud infrastructure, and all the stream processing in between. You will work to p...
Not the Go job you are looking for?
Browse all Golang jobs and we're sure you will find a suitable one!
Browse Golang Jobs with similar combinations of skills
Golang jobs with chef Golang jobs with docker Golang jobs with elasticsearch Golang jobs with k8s Golang jobs with linux Golang jobs with python