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Senior Field Engineer (Remote, US)

Grafana Labs

Grafana Labs

United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

This is a remote position. We are looking for candidates in the USA.

About the Role

Are you looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Love to innovate? This is an exciting opportunity to join a technology startup in a high growth phase. The Field Engineering team works closely with our Presales Solution Engineering team, as well as Product and Marketing, to ensure the SE’s have the tools, collateral, enablement and experts they need to close business. If you’ve ever served in a Technical Presales role for a software company, you know just how much knowledge you are expected to have, demos you need to show at the drop of a hat, workshops you need to execute on, etc. The Field Engineering team maintains the backend systems, content creation and deep subject matter expertise that enables the Solution Engineering team to scale and focus on direct customer selling, community building, learning, and other adoption and revenue focused activities.

As a Field Engineer, your primary customer is the Presales Solution Engineering team. Ideally you will be someone who has served in a presales role before and as such, will have a deep understanding of what it takes to be successful in that role. You will be responsible for designing, developing and delivering Technical presentations and whitepapers, Product demonstrations and Product workshops to the SE’s for them to deliver to prospects/customers and the community. Building these will require you to work across departments, often engaging with Product Management and Marketing, Engineering and our Customer Experience teams. You will also become a SME on one or more of our products enabling you to assist the field with deep dive technical meetings, large strategic POV’s, blogs, webinars and more.


  • 5+ years of technical experience, serving as a Developer, Architect and/or successful presales Solution Architect. OSS selling experience is a plus.
  • Deep understanding of at least two to three of the technologies in the Observability space, eg. Grafana, Loki, Prometheus, Tempo, Elastic, Splunk, Datadog, etc.
  • Comfortable with at least one modern programming language.
  • Understanding of the modern software development lifecycle, including debugging, investigation.
  • Working familiarity with Linux, including common tools.
  • Should be able to Architect a Modern application on one of the primary cloud providers (AWS, Azure or GCP), including IAC tools such as Terraform, understand the tradeoffs between build vs buy, the technologies that you would make up that architecture like Kubernetes, Docker, Serverless, Microservices and many more.
  • Experience building and delivering technical content for technical audiences. This includes Workshops, Demos, Decks, Webinars, Videos etc.

In the USA, the Base compensation range for this role is USD 172,000 - USD 207,000. Actual compensation may vary based on level, experience, and skillset as assessed in the interview process. Benefits include equity, bonus (if applicable) and other benefits listed here.

*Compensation ranges are country specific. If you are applying for this role from a different location than listed above, your recruiter will discuss your specific market’s defined pay range & benefits at the beginning of the process.

About Grafana Labs: There are more than 20M users of Grafana, the open source visualization tool, 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 more than 3,000 companies -- including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay -- manage their observability strategies with the Grafana LGTM Stack, which can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud or self-managed with the Grafana Enterprise Stack, both featuring scalable metrics (Grafana Mimir), logs (Grafana Loki), and traces (Grafana Tempo).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
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. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
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