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Software Engineer, API

InfluxData, San Francisco

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As a member of our growing engineering team, you'll be responsible for creating APIs and backend services for all components of the TICK stack, an open source suite for collecting storing and visualizing times series data. You will be responsible for designing and maintaining the interfaces that help move data between our products as well as storing and processing data for our visualization and processing components. This role will be primarily Go, but will need to interface with a number of other languages through our client libraries as well as a lot interaction with our visualization layer so knowledge of building web applications is a plus.

We're looking for candidates who value continually mastering the craft of coding and building tools that benefit the open source development community. You'll need to be open to experimenting, which means that sometimes you might fail. (That's okay.) Along with that, you'll need the persistence to keep going and try again. You'll also be working closely with your team, so you'll need to be empathic, supportive, and excited to teach as well as learn.

This role will be based out of our SF office.

What you'll be doing:

  • Design and implement APIs for Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf, and Kapacitor
  • Use Go to build web services backends for Chronograf
  • Store, process, retrieve data for Kapacitor and Chronograf
  • Interface with the InfluxDB query engine to send requests and return results effciently
  • Assist with creating and maintaining our open-source clients for InfluxDB

Your skills and experience:

  • Professional experience with Go
  • 3+ years working on APIs and backend code
  • Experience in unit and integration testing
  • Extensive experience with Git
  • Have worked on teams or 3 or more developers, with experience pairing

 

InfluxData provides a modern time series platform that has been designed from the ground up to handle metrics and events (time-series data). The InfluxData platform is built on the open source projects – Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf, and Kapacitor.

We're backed by Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Battery Ventures.

We offer fantastic benefits including:

  • Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
  • Company contribution to FSA and Commuter benefits
  • Open PTO - take the time you need
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k (non matching)
  • ....and more!  

Visit our careers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.

InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

About InfluxData

Who we are At InfluxData, we see the state of time-based data and have a strong vision about how to move forward — a vision born of our authentic experiences and a conviction that drives us to be the modern engine propelling next-generation systems: a platform that empowers builders to create great things as this data revolution unfolds. We are singularly focused on reducing the Time to Awesome ™, we truly care about helping developers and businesses get to results faster with less complexity and less code. InfluxData delivers a complete Open Source Platform built specifically for metrics, events, and other time-based data — a modern time-series platform. Whether the data comes from humans, sensors, or machines, InfluxData empowers developers to build next-generation monitoring, analytics, and IoT applications faster, easier, and to scale delivering real business value quickly. InfluxData is a Y Combinator success story, backed by Battery Ventures, Trinity Ventures, Mayfield, and Bloomberg Beta. Based in San Francisco, InfluxData customers include eBay, Mozilla, Barclay’s, and NIST.

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