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Founding DevOps/SRE Engineer at SigNoz

Bangalore, India / Remote
Job Type
1+ years
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Ankit Nayan
Ankit Nayan

About the role

Looking for a founding DevOps engineer to join our team at SigNoz. You will be part of the first few hires in our team and will have the opportunity to own a significant part of the product.

This is an opportunity to work on core developer infra open source product - and would love to chat with folks who are excited by this

Why us?

  • Opportunity to work in a global dev infra product from India.
  • Work on an open source product. Engage with the community. Evangelise the product. Build your GitHub profile
  • Work with high volumes of data and real time applications. There are some real perf challenges in doing this well you would love to solve.
  • Founding team from IITs who are/have been devs themselves

Who would be a good fit

  • 1+ yrs experience in backend engineering. Knowledge of Go and Kubernetes is preferred.
  • A strong grasp of devops and different ways to deploy code.
  • Curious and having a get stuff done attitude
  • Interest in startups. If you are an ex-entrepreneur, we would love to chat with you

Skills we are looking for ( it's OK if you don't tick all the boxes)

  • Building AWS, GCP, Azure, etc. deployment automation for delivering SigNoz to our customers
  • Troubleshooting networking, compute, and Kubernetes failures.
  • Improving performance and robustness of cloud and customer deployments.
  • Hardening security all around.
  • Working on large scale OLAP databases with huge datasets (we use Clickhouse and love it)
  • Strong experience in Linux systems administration, networks, performance troubleshooting
  • Running and troubleshooting Kubernetes clusters, containerized networking and applications
  • Intermediate knowledge of Golang, Java, or Python
  • You must be able to code
  • Infrastructure and application security engineering experience is a plus.
  • Cloud infrastructure automation using Kubernetes

Next steps

Seems like something right up your alley?

Just apply on this site or email your CV and an optional intro note to me at [pranay at signoz dot io]. Feel free to include links to your GitHub, LinkedIn, Twitter, or blog posts.

Our process involves a short initial exploratory chat, followed by three interviews/discussions. The aim is for both sides to learn more about each other. The timeline is ~10 days unless you need more time.

Why you should join SigNoz

SigNoz is an open source alternative to DataDog, NewRelic. We help developers monitor their applications and troubleshoot any problem. 

We have got lots of interest from the dev community with 4000+ stars within 5 months of launching the project. Here's our Github repo

We are backed by prominent angels & funds including Y Combinator.