Software Engineer

at SolarWinds (View all jobs)

Krakow, Poland

Req ID: 201000

At SolarWinds, we’re a people-first company. Our purpose is to enrich the lives of the people we serve—including our employees, customers, shareholders, Partners, and communities. Join us in our mission to help customers accelerate business transformation with simple, powerful, and secure solutions.

The ideal candidate thrives in an innovative, fast-paced environment and is collaborative, accountable, ready, and empathetic. We’re looking for individuals who believe they can accomplish more as a team and create lasting growth for themselves and others. We hire based on attitude, competency, and commitment. Solarians are ready to advance our world-class solutions in a fast-paced environment and accept the challenge to lead with purpose. If you’re looking to build your career with an exceptional team, you’ve come to the right place. Join SolarWinds and grow with us!

We work in hybrid mode 3+2, at least 3 days at the office (with mandatory Wednesdays, and Thursdays) and 2 days at the home office.

The location of our office is Puszkarska 7J/Building E, 30-644 Kraków, Polska.

Your Role:

Are you someone who wants to level up in your career while working on some of the most exciting problems in the industry? As a distributed systems engineer, you’ll have a significant impact on the growth of our business through building and scaling our cloud telemetry platform. We look for competent and committed candidates to the SolarWinds mission and display exemplary attitudes.

We’ve built our telemetry platform on Kafka, and Clickhouse, and work primarily in Kotlin and Go. We use Git/GitHub to manage & review code, communicate over Slack, push code to production via our ChatOps bot, and run all production applications on AWS, and Azure. We are a distributed team committed to a healthy work/life balance and prefer asynchronous communication to meetings. Our collaborative team operates a supportive on-call rotation, ensuring work-life balance while providing opportunities for growth and skill development. Our team prioritizes learning, personal development, and career growth – you will have many opportunities.

Your Impact:

  • Design scalable solutions that enable elegant and straightforward management of complex distributed systems
  • Devise strategies to ingest, store, and analyze terabytes of observability data per day on multiple cloud providers
  • Drive adoption of the SolarWinds cloud telemetry platform by collaborating closely with application engineers across the company
  • Modernize how we handle telemetry data by investing in open standards such as OpenTelemetry

Your Experience:

You are adept at working with a high-performing team to build modern distributed systems. You care deeply about developer experience and expect to iterate as we work towards performance goals and find the proper ergonomics for application developers using our platform.

  • 1+ years of experience with building and operating distributed systems
  • Familiarity and skill with concurrency primitives
  • Fluent in at least one statically-typed language like Kotlin, Java, Go, C++
  • Devoted to software engineering best practices, including agile development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, debugging, and troubleshooting
  • Ability to execute plans and act with urgency
  • Agile with a collaborative, curious, and inventive mindset
  • Demonstrates high emotional intelligence, sound judgment, and makes thoughtful recommendations
  • Understands customer focus and solutions
  • Driven to help others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Grafana, Prometheus, Fluent Bit/FluentD, Zipkin, or OpenTelemetry a plus!

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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