Senior Backend Engineer - Databases, Pyroscope at Grafana Labs

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Senior Backend Engineer - Databases, Pyroscope Grafana Labs. This is a remote position. We are looking for candidates in Sweden.. What we do. We are the creators of . Pyroscope. , an open-source continuous profiling database that offers rapid, scalable, highly reliable, and efficient storage and querying capabilities. It aids in gaining a comprehensive insight into resource utilization within applications, right down to the specific line of code. The project seamlessly integrates with Grafana, enabling users to correlate profiling data with metrics, logs, and traces, and leverage profiles as a crucial component of application observability. Our dedicated backend development team works closely with clients and the Grafana Cloud teams to deliver profiling solutions for on-premises and cloud environments at scale.. In our expansive domain, some of the projects we have undertaken include:. Implementing distributed systems to effectively manage profile ingestion and queries.. Establishing instrumentation support for various programming languages including Golang, Dotnet, Java, Ruby, eBPF, Python, Node.js, and Rust.. Built & Enhanced the functionality of the Pyroscope plugins to provide users with an intuitive interface for exploring and analyzing application profiles.. Pyroscope is trusted by leading multinational companies for essential applications and infrastructure. We prioritize innovation and inclusivity, empowering every team member to share ideas that improve our product as a dependable solution.. What will you be doing? . Collaborate with your team to deliver new features, analyze outcomes, and make improvements. Lead projects from concept to implementation, including ongoing customer support. Design, build, operate, and maintain essential systems, ensuring reliability, performance, and availability. Take an active role in influencing our roadmap and your own career objectives . Participate in on-call rotations and take responsibility for the services you oversee. Support and mentor team members, engage in design conversations, and work closely with colleagues. Expand your skill set by deepening your knowledge of our cloud products, understanding our customers, and learning about our codebase. As we have embraced a remote-first approach and our engineering team is primarily remote, it is essential to possess strong communication skills and the ability to work independently. We provide support and hold regular meetings through video calls to ensure effective collaboration and alignment.. What are we looking for in you? . You are a motivated self starter with a bias towards action. We build everything with our users in mind.. You have a passion for creating intuitive products that fit customers’ needs . Pragmatism: You are able to take on complex challenges and break them down to achieve short feedback loops: to analyze, design, and build modular solutions, deliver MVPs, gather data and feedback and then progress iteratively. Collaboration and communication: The smallest unit we have is a team. You’ll be working with your teammates in a fully remote setup. Good communication skills are a must. Requirements:. Solid experience with at least one programming language. We use Go, but if you have familiarity with Python, C, C++, Rust or similar then that translates well. Some experience with delivering projects from gathering requirements, brainstorming ideas all the way to shipping a product to the customer’s hands in a self-driven way. Some experience with developing software that runs in the Cloud . or. some experience with systems engineering. Experience writing clean, robust, and performant software that is easily maintained by others. Nice to haves:. Experience working with Kubernetes. Been a user of Grafana and Prometheus in operational roles (including on-call for your team at a previous employer or just using these tools on hobby/homelab projects). Exposure to microservices architecture and distributed systems, or a desire to learn. Familiarity with being on-call and performing operations/SRE tasks or with the concept of infrastructure as code.  . In Sweden, the Base compensation range for this role is SEK 738,000 - SEK 886,000.  Actual compensation may vary based on level, experience, and skillset as assessed in the interview process. Benefits include equity, bonus (if applicable) and other benefits listed . here. .. *Compensation ranges are country specific. If you are applying for this role from a different location than listed above, your recruiter will discuss your specific market’s defined pay range & benefits at the beginning of the process.