Cribl enables companies to intelligently manage and extract value from huge—and growing—volumes of observability (o11y) data. The way we see it, diversity drives innovation, builds a robust marketplace of ideas, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better—a virtuous cycle that enables us to ship phenomenal products for our customers and do good work in our respective communities. In other words, we work together to bring out the best in each other and you will do your best work at Cribl! That's why we look for passionate team members who can get things done, put others first, and do what it takes to solve problems for our customers. We consider for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. Remote First at Cribl Although Cribl is headquartered in San Francisco, we support a remote-first and distributed workforce. We believe great work can happen anywhere, and no one should be tied to a physical location. At Cribl, we strive to offer the best remote experience possible. Remote work offers ultimate flexibility and freedom to live and work wherever. Remote First at Cribl Although Cribl is headquartered in San Francisco, we support a remote-first and distributed workforce. We believe great work can happen anywhere, and no one should be tied to a physical location. At Cribl, we strive to offer the best remote experience possible. Remote work offers ultimate flexibility and freedom to live and work wherever.  First Principles Talent Cribl was founded by engineers, so it’s no surprise that we are using the latest technologies to build enterprise-scale products that our customers rely on to process multiple petabytes of data per day. Cribl believes in its engineers, and we are building the future of Observability. While we are passionate about our goals, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. If you want to build software that’s fun to use, connect with passionate customers, and operate at massive scale, we’ve got a spot for you.

Cribl

Senior Software Engineer, Data Collection

$130,000-$190,000 / YEAR

Cribl is looking for a Senior Software Engineer. We are a fast-growing, remote-first company with a mission to unlock the value of all observability data. At our core, we believe in shipping phenomenal products and doing good by our customers and communities. We provide our customers with a new and unprecedented level of observability, intelligence, and control over their real-time data. We're backed by Sequoia and CRV, and our products are deployed in some of the largest organizations in the world processing 100s of TB and PB of IT & Security data, and managed by Site Reliability Engineers, System Engineers, and Technical Operations teams.

Responsibilities:

  • You will design and develop features for collecting machine data, data analysis, protocol detection and remote command and control, to name a few
  • You will collaborate closely with cross functional teams, the founding team, Cribl engineers and an open source community to understand customer needs and translate them into product features
  • You will participate in the implementation of design specifications, system flow diagrams, code reviews, documentation, testing and ongoing support of systems
  • Maintain and improve existing code and demonstrate pride of ownership for both your own code and the team's codebase
  • Have the opportunity to lead large projects and be a contributor to projects led by others
  • Help assess and address any issues found by our QA team and/or reported by customers

Requirements:

  • 7+ years total development experience
  • Extensive software engineering experience in Go/C++/C
  • Experience in advanced development, especially with OS details and network protocols
  • Experience working with data intensive applications and/or data streams processing (Bonus)
  • Systems programming experience highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of Linux systems
  • Working knowledge of Docker and k8s
  • Experience with Windows and Mac operating systems (Bonus)
  • Open source contribution is a plus
  • Works well with minimal supervision on a distributed team
  • Cares about details and is dedicated to elegant and high quality software

Preferred Skills/Bonus points:

  • Experience with Windows and Mac operating systems
  • Open source contribution
  • Works well with minimal supervision on a distributed team
  • Cares about details and is dedicated to elegant and high quality software
  • No fear! Speak your mind
  • Good jokes, or maybe better, bad jokes
  • A love for goats
  • Experience working remotely

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Stock Options
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • 401(k) plan offered
  • Parental Leave
  • Professional Development and Career Growth
  • Generous Vacation and Holiday Policy, including 2 Floating Holidays to use for holidays you observe
  • Social Responsibility Employee Group that reflects our value-driven company culture

Diversity drives innovation, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better. We’re building a culture where differences are valued and welcomed. We work together to bring out the best in each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.