Platform Engineer at Timescale

Posted on: 05/05/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: k8s jaeger opentelemetry prometheus sql helm blockchain aws postgres golang kubernetes

Timescale is hiring engineers to join our team in building and expanding Promscale, an Open-Source tool for storing, analyzing, and understanding observability data. We work primarily with Golang and SQL. You will act as one of the key engineers in **designing and developing new features for Tobs (The Observability Stack for Kubernetes)**, the goal of this project is to seamlessly deploy our Observability stack in K8s in a matter of minutes, helping our customers to operate it. **You will be working with Golang, Prometheus, OpenTelemetry, Kubernetes, helm charts, and related open-source tools.** Timescale is an all-remote organization, with team members across 6 continents; this is a full-time position and can be located anywhere across a wide range of time zones and locations. **English** fluency is required, however. **Responsibilities** * Play a core role in helping to design and develop new observability tools. * Work on improving Tobs and help customers to adopt Promscale as their Observability stack. * Improve infrastructure to evaluate and test Promscale. * Work with engineers both at Promscale and the open-source community to coordinate new functionalities and deliver a product to help users understand their systems. * Work with our users to understand their needs and ways to improve their experience. * Provide elevated technical assistance to customers * Be an enthusiastic and personable teammate, receiving and providing code reviews, and otherwise partnering and helping other engineers. **Requirements** * Expertise building industrial-strength software (Golang). * Passionate about building highly reliable and performant system software. * Passionate with Observability, with a good understanding of systems like Prometheus or Jaeger, and standards like OpenTelemetry. * Experience with infrastructure automation (e.g. experience with Helm, with setting up CI/CD) * Experience working in the Kubernetes ecosystem or using the Kubernetes API * Knowledge of Linux and container environments **Preferred** * Experience with Postgres at scale * Experience working with public clouds (AWS) * Certified Kubernetes Application Developer * Contributing in Open Source projects. **About Timescale🐯**Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB, the industry-leading relational database for time-series. Tens of thousands of organizations trust TimescaleDB today with their mission-critical time-series applications. The company is dedicated to serving software developers and businesses worldwide, enabling them to build exceptional data-driven products that **measure everything that matters:** software applications, industrial equipment, financial markets, blockchain activity, consumer behavior, machine learning models, climate change, and more. Analyzing data across the time dimension (“time-series data”) enables developers to understand what is happening right now, how that is changing, and why that is changing. Timescale is a remote-first company with a global workforce 🌎 and is backed by Tiger Global, Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Redpoint Ventures, Icon Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and other leading investors. For more information, visit []( or follow @TimescaleDB. **Working at Timescale🐯**Timescale is breaking boundaries and setting new standards in the innovating and rapidly growing time-series data industry. Built on the foundation of people-focused values and principles, Timescale makes sure integrity, mutual respect, and compassion is at the heart of everything we do. Empowered by our Co-Founders, Ajay Kulkarni (CEO) and Mike Freedman (CTO), we are challenging the norm by working with people who continuously inspire and teach us 🤝. Enjoy debating the crunch-factor of different chicken nuggets 🍗, sweating it out during lunch 💦, talking about your kids, whether they be actual children 👶🏽, potted plants 🪴, or four-legged creatures 🐾? You’ll fit right in at Timescale! **What we’re offering***Benefits may differ from country to country.* * Premium insurance options for you and your family * FSA/Dependent FSA plans for US based employees * Flexible PTO and family leave * Summer Fridays off in August ☀️ * Full remote work from *anywhere* * Stock options * 401(k) retirement plan * Individual education benefits