Observability - Senior Software Engineer - Integrations


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The Observability team is in charge of developing solutions that focus on application developers and engineers that run infrastructure and services supporting these applications. Elasticsearch is an efficient datastore for logs, metrics, and application traces, supporting the three pillars of observability. The Observability team builds and maintains solutions that make getting insights from this data turnkey and efficient, such as our APM, Infrastructure Monitoring, and Synthetics solutions. When developing these solutions, we think about the problem end-to-end: how do we automatically collect data from common data sources, how do we store it efficiently in Elasticsearch, how do we present this information to the user, what actions do we take on the insights from the data? All of these aspects are important in bringing a turnkey solution to the market. 

You will be working on Observability Integrations to collect logs and metrics from all the systems that matter to our users, using the current and next generation of data shippers: Beats and the new Elastic Agent.

Job Location : Bangalore, India

What you will be working on 

  • Work with product management to define the requirements for new integrations: data collection strategies, storage optimization, alerting and visualization options, refining requirements, translating requirements to stories and epics, and performing detailed scoping of features
  • Develop, maintain and evolve integrations for multiple services using the Elastic Stack and specific tooling. For some projects, contributions to the beats platform will be needed (Go).
  • Work with our support team to help customers troubleshoot and solve their issues in production environments, ensuring SLAs are met.
  • Interact with the community and help them use our products.
  • Collaborate with other engineering, QA and documentation teams to execute on product deliverables.

What you will bring along

  • Experience operating or developing monitoring products, such as Elastic (ELK, Elastic Observability),  Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, Datadog, New Relic, etc.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (Go, Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, C++,  we use Go) with strong analytical, debugging, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work in a distributed team.
  • Experience participating in technical decision-making across different engineering teams.

Bonus Skills

  • Interest in learning new technologies.
  • Experience contributing to open source projects.
  • Hands-on experience managing cloud services at scale.
  • Experience in SRE and / or DevOps roles.
  • Experience monitoring or operating container orchestrators (Kubernetes, etc).

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  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

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