About the role
Kentik has a rapidly growing Product Engineering team. This team focuses on all of Kentik’s user-facing interfaces, both visual and programmatic. We aim to build simple, easy to use interfaces; but simple for users typically means engineered complexity under the hood.
Our platform ingests trillions of records and serves hundreds of thousands of queries for our users each day. You will gain experience building a production quality, high performance server-and-client SaaS application that handles uniquely high volumes of data.
We have built a team of world-class engineers, network experts, and technology thought leaders in a remote-friendly culture from day one. While prior experience in a remote environment is not required, we highly value strong collaboration and communication skills, as well as a high level of independence and autonomy.
Working hours in US time zones are strongly preferred.
What to expect
- A high degree of autonomy in developing state-of-the-art UIs
- Working with engineering leadership to enhance the design and architecture of our product offerings
- Participating in peer code review
- Working on high-visibility, challenging engineering problems
- Daily collaboration with your team, engineering leaders, and product managers
- Regular collaboration with other development teams and our technical operations group
You may be a good fit if you have
- Passion for pixel perfect, highly interactive user experiences
- The ability to efficiently debug and solve issues
- Experience with data analytics and data visualization
- Experience with production Node.js (express)
- A solid understanding of SQL syntax, especially with PostgreSQL and MySQL
In your cover letter, please describe why you are interested in joining the Kentik team and what in particular about working on our customer facing products intrigues you the most.
Our tech stack
- Our core data engine and platform are primarily written in Go
- We use Node.js + Express for application serving, and React as our primary UI framework
- We also use some JS and Python for tooling/scripting
- In addition to our own database, we use Postgres, Kafka, Mysql, and Redis
- Internal and public APIs expose both rest/json and gRPC endpoints
- Haproxy, Envoy for API traffic routing and balancing
- Github for source control, PRs, issues
- Jenkins for automated builds
Healthcare and Leave*
- Medical, Dental, and Vision that is 100% covered for employees & dependents
- Health Reimbursement Account
- Maternity/Paternity leave, medical leave to care for yourself or a loved one
- Stock OptionsFlexible time off
- Vanguard 401(k)
*Benefits are as listed for US employees. Local health insurance coverage and similar benefits are provided for employees outside of the US.
Perks and Reimbursement Programs
- $100 per month for wellness expenses and activities
- Internet / Phone Reimbursement
Come work with us
We promise it will be worth it! You will be working at a fast-growing, well-funded startup, alongside world-class engineers and thought leaders as we build the future of network observability and digital operations. With a competitive salary and first-rate benefits on top of meaningful, challenging projects, we’re sure you will enjoy joining our team!