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Observability Engineer
Posted on 8/30/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with metrics exporters and integrations (Node Exporter, Telegraf, Blackbox Exporter)
  • Experience with metrics collection and storage (Prometheus, Thanos, InfluxDB, Cortex)
  • Experience with log collection and storage (Sumologic, Loki, ELK, Splunk)
  • Experience with metric and log query languages (PromQL, LogQL, Sumo Logic)
  • Experience with with alert and notification management (Alertmanager, PagerDuty, Slack integrations)
  • Experience with building dashboards (Grafana, Loki, Sumologic, Tenable)
  • Experience with distributed tracing tools (Sentry, Jaeger, Zipkin)
  • Experience with application performance monitoring (DataDog)
  • Experience measuring the Golden Signals and DORA metrics
  • Comfortable working with JSON and YAML
  • Extensive Linux/*nix systems experience
  • Proven development background with Go, Python, or Java
  • Experience with the Hashicorp tool ecosystem (Terraform, Vault, Consul)
  • Experience with the Kubernetes ecosystem (Istio, Helm, Argo)
  • Configuration management and orchestration experience (Kubernetes, Salt, Ansible)
  • Experience working with cloud infrastructures, particularly AWS and GCP
  • Security awareness, with an emphasis on designing for security best practices
  • 5+ years experience working in Observability / SRE / DevOps / Performance
  • A desire for absolute clarity regarding the behavior of your infrastructure!
  • Design and build an observability infrastructure for all engineering teams to consume
  • Design and develop tools for metric collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Educate and lead efforts to improve observability among all engineering teams
  • Work with teams to enable an effective and pleasant on-call experience
  • Identify and collect the appropriate measurements, and synthesize the correct queries, to show intuitive and insightful visualizations which characterize the behavior of complex systems
  • Build a metrics pipeline with end to end latency under 10 seconds
  • Integrate logs with time series data for event correlation
  • Help us unlock the power of distributed tracing

501-1,000 employees

Enterprise blockchain
Company Overview
Ripple's mission is to provide one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain technology.
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Healthcare Coverage
  • Health and Wellness
  • Family Support
  • Flexible Vacation
  • Employee Giving
  • Learning and Development
Company Core Values
  • Live it: We are passionate. Attitude fuels our entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Enjoy it: We have fun. There’s no roadmap for where we’re going and we enjoy the journey.
  • We deliver: We seek out the next problem, drive forward with purpose and give our all down to the very last detail.
  • Go for it: We are bold. We dream big, embrace risk and learn from our mistakes.
  • Own it: We are accountable together. There’s no such thing as someone else’s problem.
  • Say it: We are transparent. We are direct, open and embrace tough conversations.