Cloud Observability Engineer - Alation, Inc. Redwood City, California Bookmark Share Print 73 0 0

Listing Description

Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19 crisis.

Big Data isn’t a problem. It’s an opportunity.

At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data, so they not only excel in their work — they drive value for their enterprise, team and role. In the words of our customers, “Alation is our one-stop-shop for our data and analytics. It’s bringing people together to collaborate and solve our business problems.”

More than 400 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation, including AbbVie, Allianz Global Investors, American Family Insurance, Autozone, Cisco, Draft Kings, Exelon, Fifth Third Bank, Finnair, General Mills, Munich Re, NASDAQ, Parexel, Pfizer, Salesforce, Virgin Australia, and Vistaprint.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation is a 3X winner of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces and is backed by leading venture capitalists including Blackstone, Costanoa, Data Collective, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Icon, ISAI Cap, Riverwood, Salesforce, Sanabil, Sapphire, and Snowflake Ventures. For more information, visit

With more than $217M in funding - valued at $1.2 billion, Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Our exceptional Glassdoor ratings reflect a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth and recognizes your unique value?

Join us!

Alation is seeking a talented Software Engineer to join our fast-growing Cloud team. In this role, you will own how we build, deploy, and scale Observability. You will help us build a culture that fosters continuous learning, collaboration, and self-service across engineering.

What you'll do:
  • Design, develop and manage monitoring, logging and tracing.
  • Own Alation’s Cloud Observability platform.
  • Define best practices for making systems and services measurable.
  • Collaborate with the platform and product teams to ensure systems and applications are emitting the right metrics and logs.
  • Drive data and visualization across Alation’s cloud platform.
  • Create a culture of self-service for Observability
  • Drive critical outcomes that reduce the time to detect and resolve issues

  • You should have:
  • Expert level experience with Datadog or similar tools in the observability space.
  • Familiarity with Python and Go
  • Experience in designing and architecting Observability for Microservices based architecture
  • You are passionate about Observability
  • You have worked with Cloud Providers such as AWS
  • You can work independently and drive projects to completion
  • More About Alation
    Our founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on
    the basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Why Alation?
    - Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider
    - High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams
    - Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities
    - Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits
    - Flexible time off to relax and recharge
    and much, much more!

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