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Software Engineer, Developer Productivity


GB and US only
Base Salary
184k-250k USD
Redpanda Data

Job Description

We are a team of doers, seasoned engineers, hackers and builders, working on the future of streaming data.

Funded by premier investors including GV and Lightspeed, Redpanda is building the streaming data platform for developers. We’re evolving streaming beyond the Apache Kafka® protocol into a unified “engine of record” that delivers a categorical reduction in complexity, wicked-fast performance, onboard Wasm transforms, and transparent tiered storage that gives consumers access to both real-time and historical data from a single API.

About the Role:

In this role, you will develop and maintain tools to build, deploy, provision and configure infrastructure used in the development and release of Redpanda Data’s line of products. Working within the Developer Productivity (DevProd) team, you will contribute to the continuous improvement of Redpanda's software delivery processes and practices. This is an opportunity to work closely with product and engineering leadership teams at a fast-growing, well-funded startup.

You Will:

  • Be a part of our Developer Productivity team, working with all of engineering to support development, QA and overall software delivery activities
  • Design, build, and maintain build/testing infrastructure, with usability and agility in mind
  • Build tools services to automate the deployment and testing of our software
  • Lead initiatives that have the overall goal of improving the productivity of the Engineering organization
  • Participate in on-call rotations, working to keep developer workloads running and incident free

You Have:

  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • Passion for building tools and improving engineering velocity
  • Public cloud experience (AWS/GCP/Azure), specifically automating tasks on cloud infrastructure with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform or Pulumi
  • Experience with configuration management frameworks such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt, etc.
  • Excellent shell scripting skills
  • Experience writing software projects in Python or Go
  • Experience automating software delivery tasks in CI/CD systems
  • Experience building and running containers locally (docker) or on the cloud (Kubernetes)
  • Familiarwith and the ability to dive into new coding languages and frameworks

Please highlight if applicable to you:

  • Experience deploying streaming engine platforms such as Kafka or Pulsar
  • Building tooling for projects written in C/C++/Rust
  • Building systems written in CMake, Bazel or Meson
  • Developing or extending testing frameworks written in Python or Go
  • Deploying stateful services on Kubernetes
  • Monitoring software using a metrics collection platform such as Prometheus and Grafana

U.S. base salary range for this role is $184,000 - $217,000 (CO, TX) and $212,000 - $250,000 (CA, NY). Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. As a remote-first company, we strive to consider each candidate's job-related skills, location, experience, relevant education or training to determine individual base salary. Your talent partner will share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Redpanda is used by Fortune 1000 enterprises pushing hundreds of terabytes a day, as well as by the solo dev prototyping a React application on her laptop. Think of it as a streaming data API platform that scales with you from the smallest projects to petabytes of data distributed across the globe.
Join Redpanda if you’d enjoy being part of a fast-moving, 100% remote organization with team members around the globe and a culture based on trust, transparency, communication, and kindness.

Advice from our career coach

Are you a seasoned engineer with a passion for building tools and improving engineering velocity? Join Redpanda, a fast-growing startup that is building the future of streaming data. As part of the Developer Productivity team, you will design, build, and maintain infrastructure tools, automate software deployment and testing, and lead initiatives to improve productivity. With a competitive salary range and a remote-first culture, Redpanda offers a unique opportunity to work on a cutting-edge streaming data platform with a global team. Don't miss out on being part of this exciting and innovative organization.

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