Sep 03

Staff Software Development Engineer in Test

Cribl is looking for a Staff Software Development Engineer in Test. We are a fast-growing, remote-first company with a mission to unlock the value of all observability data. At our core, we believe in shipping phenomenal products and doing good by our customers and communities. We provide our customers with a new and unprecedented level of observability, intelligence, and control over their real-time data. We're backed by Sequoia and CRV, and our products are deployed in some of the largest organizations in the world processing 100s of TB and PB of IT & Security data, and managed by Site Reliability Engineers, System Engineers, and Technical Operations teams.

In this position you will:

  • Integrate with, improve, and build upon our continuous testing systems, testing automation, and reporting of quality metrics

  • Work closely with development teams to ensure proper test planning and execution is incorporated as early as possible in our release cycles

  • Be expert in identifying performance bottlenecks, spotting anomalous system behavior, and determining the root cause of issues

  • Effectively communicate insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management


  • 8+ years total software engineering experience

  • Hands-on experience with Docker is a must. Experience with Kubernetes is a plus.

  • Extensive experience in test framework/suite design, development of test automation, both frontend and backend

  • Experience designing and developing tools and tests for complex customer use cases

  • Experience dealing with Support, Sustaining and Customer escalations

  • Experience working with data intensive applications and/or data streams processing

  • Detail-oriented and dedicated to elegant and high quality software; enjoys uncovering bugs

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; able to explain complex technical topics to both internal and external stakeholders with ease and in remote/distributed environments

Bonus points:

  • No fear! Speak your mind

  • Good jokes, or maybe better, bad jokes

  • A love for goats

  • Experience working remotely

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Stock Options

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Flexible spending account (FSA)

  • 401(k) plan offered

  • Parental Leave

  • Professional Development and Career Growth

  • Generous Vacation and Holiday Policy, including 2 Floating Holidays to use for holidays you observe

  • Social Responsibility Employee Group that reflects our value-driven company culture

Diversity drives innovation, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better. We’re building a culture where differences are valued and welcomed. We work together to bring out the best in each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

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