Backend Engineering Intern, GrafanaOps (Remote, EMEA & USA)
at Grafana Labs
We are Grafana Labs; the company behind the Grafana project. Our team is building a SaaS observability platform: Grafana Cloud, and an Enterprise offering: Grafana Enterprise, while cementing Grafana as the leading open source software for time series analytics.
Grafana Cloud is our composable observability platform that integrates metrics, logs, and traces with Grafana. It allows our customers to leverage the best open source observability software including Prometheus, Mimir, Loki, and Tempo without the overhead of installing, maintaining and scaling their own observability stack.
What will you be doing?
You might support us to build integrations, deploy cloud regions, ingest customer metrics, build features for ops, build dashbaords, or many other things
Become an active part of a globally distributed group of interns
Train on how to be successful in a global remote environment
Onboard in person and then work remotely from wherever you work best
Regularly meet with a mentor to get all the support you need
Take an active role in defining your own objectives
Actively participate in technical discussion
Dive deep into a part of our codebase
Embrace our open-source culture and be brave to contribute to open source projects
Gain a deeper understanding of our products and customers
Present some of your learnings at the end of your internship
As we are remote-first, we provide guidance and meet regularly using video calls, so an independent attitude and solid communication skills are a must.
What are we looking for in you?
You are a motivated self starter with a bias towards action
You are user focused. We build everything with our users in mind. You have a passion for creating intuitive products that fit customers needs
Pragmatism. You are excited to take on complex challenges and break them down to achieve tight learning loops
Collaboration and communication: The smallest unit we have is a squad. Youll be working with your teammates in a fully remote setup. Solid communication skills are a must
Interest to work in either frontend, backend, or fullstack.
Some experience with at least one programming language.
Some experience with Git and Linux.
Interest in the observability space
Excitement for technology and our products
Nice to haves:
Experience with or interest in working with Kubernetes
You have used Grafana or Prometheus already
Exposure to microservices architecture, distributed systems, and a desire to learn
Recruiter Introductory call
Manager Screening call
What we offer?
Work on a motivated, highly engaged remote team thats supportive and open to constructive feedback
Projects that give you the feeling of making an impact both on our community and your colleagues.
Exciting mission and strategy to make an open platform for metrics, logs and tracing accessible to everyone.
Internship Program Information:
Applications Open: September 28, 2022
Application Review Starts: October 17, 2022
Ability to work full-time for Summer 2023
You are currently an enrolled student attending a college or university with an expected graduation date in 2024
This will be a paid internship
We are accepting applications from the following locations Canada, USA, United Kingdom, Germany or Sweden
About Grafana Labs: There are more than 950,000 active installations of Grafana around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack. The Grafana stack has grown to include four other open source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Tempo (for traces), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana OnCall (for on-call management).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
A note about covid-19: All Grafanistas who wish to attend in-person events or travel for Grafana Labs must be fully-vaccinated.
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs were building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesnt align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
We will recruit, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different and unique. We believe that equality and diversity builds a strong organisation and were working hard to make sure thats the foundation of our organisation as we grow.
To apply for this job please visit boards.greenhouse.io.