Red Hat Principal Software Engineer - Prometheus in Berlin, Germany

Company Description

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Job summary

Red Hat’s Engineering team is looking for an experienced Principal Software Engineer to join the Prometheus team in Berlin, Germany. In this role, you will work on Prometheus, the leading monitoring solution for Kubernetes. As part of the Prometheus team, you’ll work on upstream feature development, automation of Prometheus, and its integration with OpenShift by Red Hat for cluster and application monitoring.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to high-profile open source projects including Prometheus, Alert Manager, Prometheus Operator, Kubernetes, and OpenShift by Red Hat

  • Work with the Kubernetes community to define instrumentation conventions

  • Define and refine meaningful monitoring metrics and alerts for use within OpenShift by Red Hat

  • Collaborate with other engineering teams on integration monitoring

  • Architect creative solutions for solving cluster monitoring-related problems

  • Serve as a core maintainer for various open source projects

  • Shape key technical decisions for the overall offering

  • Take ownership of projects which are of high strategic importance to Red Hat and OpenShift by Red Hat

Required skills

  • 8+ years of software engineering experience

  • Experience with infrastructure and application monitoring

  • Experience troubleshooting complex issues in distributed systems

  • Experience architecting high-throughput APIs

  • Experience contributing to open source projects or being an open source maintainer

  • Experience building and deploying container-based applications

  • Solid presentation and communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Go

  • Prior contribution to one of the existing projects is a plus

  • Experience with disk I/O optimization is a plus

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Job ID 62990

Category Software Engineering