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Lead Observability Engineer, Developer Experience

STAND 8 Los Angeles, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The world's leading live event high-tech ticketing company is seeking a Lead Observability Engineer. As a global and growing business, we can truly offer a world... of opportunities to expand your skills and develop your career, this could be a great opportunity for you!
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.


  • Work with the Director – Developer Experience to assess the needs of Software Engineering against current offerings
  • Participate in and occasionally lead the daily, weekly, sprint cycle team ceremonies and ensure efficient activities of the team aligned to goals
  • Provide mentoring to team members
  • Assess and size effort associated with work backlog and participate in grooming
  • Advise and inform a program of work to rationalize and mature the monitoring and observability toolchain
  • Leading technical discussions and requirements analysis with partners and customers to drive alignment with customer needs
  • Define best practices around making systems and services measurable and work with various teams to get those best practices applied
  • Collect, aggregate and visualize the collected metrics to provide integrators and consumers with actionable insight
  • Interview and participate in building a team to establish a center of excellence and expertise in the Monitoring  and Observability domains
  • Participate in regular planning cycles to align business priorities to programs of work within your organization
  • Inform recommendations, including resourcing, of strategic projects to mature and improve the monitoring and observability platform
  • Lead proofs of concepts, engineering, and implementation projects
  • Deliver Managed Services that cover the following domains:
  • Log Collection and Analysis
  • Operational Metrics
  • Distributed Tracing
  • Code and Artifact Repositories
  • Build, Test, and Deployment Automation
  • Secrets Management
  • Configuration Repository and Management
  • Execution Bus
  • Container Build Standards and Automation
  • Continuous Delivery



  • Background in both Systems and Software Engineering
  • Competent developing software in 1 or more of Python, Golang, Ruby, C (implement defensive programming, error handling, testing frameworks)
  • You should have experience in designing, automating, maintaining and optimizing observability platforms (logging, metric and tracing)
  • Expertise and experience in delivering large-scale systems using big data technologies including but not limited to: Enterprise scale Kafka, Splunk, Prometheus, and other Time Series databases
  • Abreast of industry standards and trends related to telemetry and software pipelines
  • Experience rationalizing and implementing monitoring and observability toolchain at enterprise scale
  • Previous experience of public clouds (AWS and Terraform)
  • Knowledge and experience of containers and Kubernetes cluster
  • Hands on experience consolidating application and system logs at enterprise scale
  • Experience with automation tools (Chef, Ansible)
  • Experience working in a remote team across multiple regions and time zones
  • Incident management



Los Angeles, CA



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