Tech Lead - Developer Experience (SDKs/APIs)

San Francisco
Engineering
Full-time
At Rollbar, we help developers build better software faster - and make their lives easier. We are based in San Francisco with offices in Barcelona and Budapest. Over 100,000 developers use our product to accelerate release cycles, improve software quality, and increase productivity. Rollbar is used by some of the best engineering teams in the world, including Twilio, Salesforce, Zendesk, Instacart and Twitch. 

We're looking for a Lead DX Engineer to own design, developer experience, and implementation of the SDKs and APIs customers use to interact with Rollbar from their code.  

Our tech stack:

We believe small autonomous and distributed teams are the most effective way to move faster and build dynamic systems. Our architecture and workflows are focused on highly scalable microservices (container based), short cycle time and highly agile culture.

o React, Webpack, Sass
o Python,Node.js, Scala
o MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, Memcache
o Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Kafka, Terraform, Ansible, Consul, CircleCI, Rollbar

You will:

    • Own development and maintenance of our open source libraries (“SDKs”) and our public APIs
    • Define the common specification that all libraries should adhere to, and work to implement that spec in each SDK
    • Collaborate with outside contributors and developer communities (e.g. reviewing pull requests) to aid the above efforts
    • Work with the Rollbar Engineering Team to implement new Rollbar features in the SDKs and APIs and relay feedback back to this team
    • Help customers use the SDKs and APIs by writing docs, triaging questions, and investigating bug reports
    • Research and prototype integrations with new languages and frameworks
    • Have fun while releasing software used directly by thousands and indirectly by millions

You have:

    • A polyglot programmer: strong in two programming languages, familiar with many, and have an appetite for learning new languages and frameworks
    • A tinkerer: you develop a deep understanding of the things you work with, and you find ways to make them better
    • Experienced as a technical lead
    • Experienced with API and SDK design patterns
    • Always improving and welcoming of feedback
    • Proud of the products you build and the impact they have for our customers

Bonus points:

    • Open source experience - experience as a maintainer/core contributor of open source projects
    • Experience on a distributed team in a lead role
    • Experience with Rollbar in your personal or professional projects

Benefits and perks:

    • Rapid career growth opportunities
    • Competitive salary and stock options
    • Medical, dental and vision health benefits
    • Parental leave: 12 weeks 
    • Generous hardware and software allowance
    • Casual work environment
    • Inclusive team-oriented culture
    • Have fun and make an impact