Grafana Labs

Senior Software Engineer Plug-Ins

Grafana Labs

Remote job description

This is a remote position. We are looking for candidates in EMEA time zones.

We're looking for amazing individuals to help us grow and shape the future of the Grafana plugin ecosystem. Our primary goal is creating integrations that help users unlock the power of their data. Our mission is to give users the capability to aggregate data from any source they have within their environment, opening the door to a new way of thinking about observability. We want users to be able to leverage Grafana to view the entire lifecycle of their infrastructure and software in a composable fashion. We have a passion for the user experience. We take pride in the software that we write and want it to be the best possible experience for our users.

Who we're looking for:

A normal "day in the life" could include working on a plugin to integrate metrics into Grafana, adding new functionality to our plugin SDKs, or implementing new innovations into our plugin system to allow for enhanced capabilities.

At Grafana Labs we value diverse perspectives; it's one of our core values. Listed below are qualities we value but it is not an exhaustive list, you don't need to check all the boxes. We welcome individuals of various backgrounds and believe that this diverse mindset makes us stronger.

This role would be a good fit for you if:

  • You are comfortable working in a remote-first company and understand the importance of communication.
  • You enjoy learning, growing, and supporting others to do the same.
  • You have solid experience as a Software Engineer and feel comfortable working with Go, React, Typescript, gRPC. We are happy to consider candidates with other backgrounds and experience.
  • You enjoy working as a team. For us, working together means being collaborative, friendly, kind, and respectful.
  • You enjoy working on complex solutions ?" Grafana is a highly technical solution and has avid followers who rely on it every day and care deeply about their workflows.
  • You can drive your work independently, but you also know when to reach out for help
  • You care deeply about developer and user experience and the quality of the products that you work on
  • You enjoy being part of the community. Community is part of our core, and interacting with the community is a day-to-day thing for us. You are able to communicate the design decisions clearly in written and spoken English.

Nice to have

  • Experience writing Grafana plugins or working in another plugin development ecosystem
  • Experience working with Apache Arrow or similar columnar data serialization libraries
  • Experience working with data integration systems

About Grafana Labs: There are more than 950,000 active installations of Grafana around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack. The Grafana stack has grown to include four other open source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Tempo (for traces), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana OnCall (for on-call management).

Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.

A note about covid-19: All Grafanistas who wish to attend in-person events or travel for Grafana Labs must be fully-vaccinated.

Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we're building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.

We will recruit, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different and unique. We believe that equality and diversity builds a strong organisation and we're working hard to make sure that's the foundation of our organisation as we grow.

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Company name: Grafana Labs
Remote job title: Senior Software Engineer Plug-Ins
Job tags: Observability, UI/UX, infrastructure

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