Golang Developer - Xk6-browser (Remote, EMEA)
GRAFANA LABS
Abeokuta
6d ago
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Position : Golang Developer - Xk6-browser (Remote, EMEA)

In June 2021 Grafana Labs acquired k6 - a Stockholm-based startup behind the open-source load testing tool for engineering teams.

With k6, Grafana Labs adds extensible testing to its open and composable Grafana observability stack.

At k6, we build next-generation performance testing tools for developers and DevOps engineers.

We are pushing forward the state-of-the-art in our industry, creating open-source tools that have great developer experience and enable engineers to build reliable systems.

k6 is an open-source tool that we built to reinvent the engineering principles around performance testing and enable engineers to build systems that scale.

About K6

The Grafana Labs k6 team is looking for a senior Go developer to join. At k6, we build next-generation performance testing tools for developers and DevOps engineers.

We are pushing forward the state-of-the-art in our industry, creating open-source tools that have great developer experience and enable engineers to build reliable systems.

k6 is an open-source tool that we built to reinvent the engineering principles around performance testing and enable engineers to build systems that scale.

About The Role

You will be part of the k6 team that focuses on the xk6-browser extension. This will become a major part of our product offering that expands the capability of the k6 tool beyond load and performance testing, to also encompass end-to-end and functional frontend testing via browser automation.

Currently the extension is in early beta stages, and when deemed stable enough, we plan to merge it into the core k6 project.

Your Main Responsibilities Will Be

  • take the role of the OSS maintainer of the xk6-browser open-source repository.
  • outside of the development responsibilities, OSS maintainer helps to triage external pull requests, interact with the community, help with product prioritization, and has a tangible impact on the product roadmap.
  • You will have direct influence on the project roadmap and will work with a high degree of autonomy, building and maintaining the tool.
  • You may also be involved with the k6 Cloud integration, a SaaS service built on top of k6. Specifically, the parts of the cloud service written in Go, that orchestrates a distributed k6 test across 17 data centers around the world.
  • Due to our small teams and fast development pace, you will have a substantial and immediate impact on how the end product is architected, developed, and how the engineering team operates.
  • Most importantly, you will work with competent colleagues and will be able to expand your knowledge and skills in different directions.

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    Required Skills

  • We are looking for a person combining very strong programming skills with experience in contributing to open-source projects.
  • Have a strong programming background and experience developing applications in Go (or another language with high-concurrency / parallelism)
  • Good technical communication skills
  • Are familiar with modern development processes and practices. Preferably having recent experience developing large scale applications
  • Not required, but great if you also

  • Have worked in open source projects, either as a heavy contributor or, even better, as maintainer for projects with multiple contributors
  • Have experience working with web performance, testing & optimization
  • Have experience working with JavaScript
  • Have experience working with Chrome DevTools Protocol
  • Have experience working on browsers or an interest in learning how they work
  • Know about things like Docker, AWS, microservices architecture, Grafana / APM tools
  • About Grafana Labs : There are more than 950,000 active installations of Grafana around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps.

    The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France.

    Grafana Labs also helps companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack.

    The Grafana stack has grown to include four other open source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Tempo (for traces), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana OnCall (for on-call management).

    Benefits : For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.

    A note about covid-19 : All Grafanistas who wish to attend in-person events or travel for Grafana Labs must be fully-vaccinated.

    Equal Opportunity Employer : At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work.

    We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

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