Senior Software Engineer
Control Plane
Updated on 5/22/2023
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • 5+ years working in a team to develop, deliver, and maintain complex software solutions
  • Experience in Go
  • Experience designing, prototyping, building and debugging microservices architectures and distributed systems
  • Experience performing DevOps monitoring and observability
  • Experience with working or developing L4/L7 proxies such as Nginx, HA-proxy, Envoy, or others
  • Experience developing and supporting a large scale SaaS platform; with working knowledge of containerization and Kubernetes
  • Expertise in designing and writing APIs, and a firm grasp of API lifecycle management
  • Expertise with data modeling in relational databases
  • Understanding of and development with git and Github workflows
  • Expertise in test-driven development and automated testing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Implement and maintain services that power Konnect, such as Kong's cloud-hosted control plane
  • Contribute to Kong's Cloud and Enterprise services
  • Design and implement solutions to technical problems of moderate complexity
  • Support those services in production by participating in an on-call rotation
  • Write automated tests to ensure behavior of code and avoid regressions
  • Mentor other team members
  • And any additional tasks required by manager
Desired Qualifications
  • Deep experience with Go; effective go standards
  • Experience with NGINX/OpenResty/Kong/LuaJIT
  • Experience with Datadog/OpenTelemetry
  • Experience contributing to Open Source Software projects

201-500 employees

Cloud-based API infrastructure platform
Company Overview
Kong mission is to build bleeding edge API technologies to enable the connected world, which our digital lives depend on. Kong simplifies connecting APIs and microservices in multi-cloud environments, powering trillions of API transactions for global organizations with its end-to-end API platform.
  • Weekly Donut Chats
  • Home Office Stipend
  • Flexible Time Off & Dedicated Unplug Days
  • Virtual Events
Company Core Values
  • Global
  • Real
  • Unstoppable
  • Champions
  • Explorers
  • Own it