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Software Engineer, Observability

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  • Engineering
  • Remote (Netherlands, United Kingdom)
  • Full Time

About Vercel:

Vercel's Frontend Cloud provides the developer experience and infrastructure to build, scale, and secure a faster, more personalized web. Customers like Under Armour, eBay, The Washington Post, Johnson & Johnson, and Zapier use Vercel to build dynamic user experiences on the web.

At Vercel, our mission is to enable the world to ship the best products and that goes hand in hand with creating an environment where you can do the best work of your life.

About the role:

You will be a part of the Observability Team, where we focus on providing meaningful insights and alerting our end-users to make improvements and enjoy seamless usage. You will help develop and implement front and back-end software applications. Your responsibilities will extend from designing system architecture to high-level programming, performance testing, and system integration.

What you will do:

  • Design and build an observability infrastructure for all our enterprise customers.

  • Design software system architecture.

  • Overcome scale and cost challenges of Observability solutions.

  • Participate in rotating on-call incident response on the weekdays and on the weekends.

  • Design and implement scalable web services, applications, and APIs.

  • Educate and lead efforts to improve observability among all customers.

  • Implement best practices for metrics, logging and distributed tracing as pillars of Observability.

  • Collect, aggregate, and visualize the metrics to provide actionable insight.

  • Identify bottlenecks and improve software efficiency.

  • Collaborate with the design team on developing micro-services.

  • Report into one of our Engineering Managers to update on progress and roadblocks.

About you:

  • You have at least 4+ years of experience in fullstack engineering.

  • You have designed, automated and optimized observability platforms logging, metric and tracing.

  • You are proficient in programming languages relevant to Vercel's technology stack, including JavaScript, Node.js, Go, or others.

  • Knowledgeable when it comes to DevOps practices, CI/CD processes, and deployment automation.

  • Experience with identifying and resolving issues in a distributed system.


  • Great compensation package and stock options.

  • Inclusive Healthcare Package.

  • Learn and Grow - we provide mentorship and send you to events that help you build your network and skills.

  • Flexible Time Off - Flexible vacation policy with a recommended 4-weeks per year, and paid holidays.

  • Remote Friendly - Work with teammates from different time zones across the globe.

  • We will provide you the gear you need to do your role, and a WFH budget for you to outfit your space as needed.

Vercel is committed to fostering and empowering an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Vercel encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.



  • Generous Gear Credit
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Stock Options
  • Remote Friendly

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