Software Engineer - Grafana Plugins Catalog (Remote, Canada EST)

  • Grafana Labs
  • Canada
  • 05 Jul, 2024

Job Description

This is a remote position. We are looking for candidates in Canada EST only.

We're looking for amazing individuals to help us grow and shape the future of the Grafana plugin ecosystem. The Plugins Catalog Team is dedicated to making Grafana plugins easy to discover and install for our customers wherever they are. Our main focus is curating a high-quality catalog of easily accessible and contributable plugins. We ensure a seamless submission and review process for developers while also guiding users towards the right plugin for their needs, ensuring consistent availability..

Who we’re looking for: 

A typical day might involve refining the plugin submission pipeline or optimizing a suite of high-availability services that deliver plugins to millions of Grafana users.

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/NodeJS, 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
  • Experience operating and scaling highly available API services in different cloud providers (GCloud, AWS, etc.)

In Canada, the Base compensation range for this role is CAD 115,000 - CAD 138,000.  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.

About Grafana Labs: There are more than 20M users of Grafana, the open source visualization tool, 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 more than 3,000 companies -- including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay -- manage their observability strategies with the Grafana LGTM Stack, which can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud or self-managed with the Grafana Enterprise Stack, both featuring scalable metrics (Grafana Mimir), logs (Grafana Loki), and traces (Grafana Tempo).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
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.
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