Senior Backend Engineer

Cribl

Remote / Canada
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 09/22/2022
  • Website: cribl.io
  • Company Address: 44 Tehama St, Ste 201, San Francisco, CA 94105

About Cribl

Cribl is a company built to solve customer challenges and enable customer choice. Its solutions deliver innovative and customizable controls to route security and machine data where it has the most value.

Job Description

About Cribl

Cribl unlocks the value of observability data.

Our products deliver choice and control over the rising volumes of telemetry data, enabling every organization to realize the value of all their observability data without limitation. Backed by the industry’s leading venture capitalists, including CRV, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and IVP, our solutions are deployed across organizations of all sizes. Many of the biggest names in the most demanding industries trust Cribl to solve their most pressing observability needs.

At our core, we foster an inclusive, values-aligned culture where all belong. We believe in a remote-first operating model, empowering the flexibility to do your best work, wherever you are. We’re also growing rapidly, welcoming collaborative, curious, and motivated team members who are passionate about putting customers first. 

Check out our recent announcement on closing our Series D funding!

Join the herd and unlock your opportunity.

About the Opportunity

As a Staff Backend Engineer at Cribl, you will help set the technical direction for Stream by working closely with an existing team of awesome engineers and product managers to help identify, design, develop, and deliver products that delight our customers.  Additionally, you will be empowered to influence our internal tools, technologies, and processes as we continue to grow. This role is equal parts research and development.  If you enjoy the challenges of building scalable, robust, and high performing distributed systems which process large data sets in real time, this position may be right for you.  In this role, you will join a team of skilled engineers committed to shipping the highest quality software and ensuring our customers’ satisfaction.  This is a fully remote role and Cribl is a remote first company.  Our culture embraces the diversity of team members spread all across the globe.

What You’ll Accomplish

  • Provide technical direction for products, projects, and features with emphasis on back end systems and APIs responsible for ingesting, processing, and routing data
  • Contribute to architecture discussions and design reviews with others on your team 
  • Partner with a cross functional team of engineers, designers, and product managers to translate feature specifications into product designs and implementable code
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain clear, concise, and robust code that produces the desired outcomes for our customers 
  • Develop expert level knowledge of software development using Node.js, JavaScript/TypeScript, Docker, and Git
  • Ensure product features are working as expected by creating robust test plans paired with comprehensive automated tests
  • Mentor and coach junior engineers on the design and implementation of their code
  • Evangelize our innovation and engage our users by contributing to internal and external blogs related to the products that you help develop

What You’ll Bring

  • 7+ years of backend software development experience
  • Demonstrated experience building products that leverage large scale data sets 
  • Enjoy learning new technologies and ability to develop prototypes quickly
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems
  • Experience with using and developing REST APIs
  • Experience with Agile processes and rapid iterative development
  • Strong sense of ownership with focus on high quality and high performing deliverable
  • Experience developing services for cloud based platforms

Preferred Qualifications

  • Open source contribution
  • Working knowledge of Docker and k8s
  • No fear! Speak your mind
  • Good jokes, or maybe better, bad jokes
  • A love for goats

Bring Your Whole Self


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.

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