Principal Software Engineer
Network Telemetry
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

1,001-5,000 employees

Edge cloud platform for optimizing web and app performance
Company Overview
Fastly offers a secure and efficient edge cloud platform, trusted by leading companies like Reddit, Pinterest, and The New York Times, to enhance website and application performance. It provides a unique competitive advantage with its serverless compute platform, Compute@Edge, which allows businesses to optimize delivery and response times by running code within the CDN itself. The company's culture emphasizes smart solutions and seamless integration, making it an ideal workplace for those interested in cutting-edge technology and global scalability.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Google Cloud Platform
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
  • You have a minimum of 8 years of experience building or operating networking/distributed/cloud systems
  • You have at least 8 years of hands on experience with design and development of software components on Unix/Linux platforms
  • Experience with projects related to low-latency data collection and analysis
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in writing elegant and maintainable Rust, Python and/or Go code
  • Experience with GCP (Google Cloud Platform) or AWS infrastructure
  • Implementation skills with network data structures such as graphs, tries, etc
  • Experience with Machine Learning & Analytical tools
  • Experience with infrastructure as code systems like terraform and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with network protocols such as DNS and TCP
  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customers have a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number of open source projects and initiatives. Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand
  • We love distributed teams. Fastly's home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. As a new hire, you will be able to attend our IN-PERSON new hire orientation in our San Francisco office! It is an exciting week-long experience that we offer to new employees to build connections with colleagues across Fastly, participate in hands-on learning opportunities, and immerse yourself in our culture firsthand
  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful -- every day
  • We are passionate. Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we're not 'one size fits all'. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about
  • Lead multi-functional initiatives, collaborate and gather requirements from cross functional teams and translate them into software features that can increase automation capabilities
  • Design, implement and operate distributed control systems that collect and aggregate large amounts of data to manage network services and configuration
  • Be the point person to run complex troubleshooting when the problem spans multiple complex sub systems
  • Consider scalability, security, performance and reliability in the design of the applications you support
  • Build relationships with other teams and act as technical lead in conversations inside and outside the team
  • Help identify new areas of opportunity in existing products, and draft solutions to support those efforts
  • Mentor junior engineers and give them opportunities to grow inside your projects
Desired Qualifications
  • This role may be eligible to participate in Fastly's equity and discretionary programs