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Experience Level: Senior
Location: Düsseldorf
Language: English

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Senior Observability SRE

When travelers are searching for a hotel, we want the obvious choice to be trivago! Our leading metasearch engine is super fast and constantly optimized – enabling millions of travelers to compare hotel prices from hundreds of booking sites and find great deals in just a few clicks. We use cutting-edge technology, real-time auction, and machine learning techniques with petabytes of data to create an experience – time and money saved! In the lively city of Düsseldorf, we seize opportunities to learn everyday, innovate, and make an enduring mark on the travel industry. At trivago you will find those who aren’t afraid of change but rather embrace it, turning every challenge into a pathway for growth. Join trivago, work with a great team, and grow with us!

Join us in making a difference

As an Observability SRE in our team, you'll manage and optimize our large Elasticsearch clusters and the full Elastic toolchain, including Logstash and Kibana. Your expertise will be instrumental in ensuring the high availability and performance of our services. You will also contribute to the development and maintenance of our observability and monitoring systems, providing critical insights for continuous improvement. Sounds like the right kind of challenge for you? Apply today!

Get an inside look at trivago's engineering culture:

 

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Manage and optimize large Elasticsearch clusters and the full Elastic toolchain e.g. Logstash, Kibana, ILM etc.
  • Implement and maintain observability tools like OpenTelemetry, Grafana, Istio, and Thanos
  • Develop and support software solutions to enhance observability and monitoring capabilities
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure system reliability and performance
  • Analyze and interpret complex datasets to drive system improvements
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends and technologies in observability and monitoring

Our tech stack:

  • Kubernetes / Istio / ArgoCD / Docker
  • Thanos / Grafana / Honeycomb
  • GitHub / GitHub Actions / Jenkins
  • Google Cloud / Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
  • Kafka / Redis / MySQL
  • NodeJs / Kotlin / Java
  • HTTP / GRPC / GraphQL
  • React / Webpack

What you'll need to thrive:

  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in managing large Elasticsearch clusters
  • Solid background in software development, preferably with experience in languages like Java, Python, or Go
  • Experience with the Elastic toolchain (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)
  • Proficiency in observability tools like Prometheus, Victoria Metrics, OpenTelemetry, Grafana, Istio, and Thanos
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Great communication and collaboration skills

 

What you can look forward to:

As you grow, so do we.

This is why at trivago, we prioritize your development, offer personalized coaching through Likeminded, and provide workshops, educational meetups, conferences, free online learning courses, and access to a fully-equipped campus library.

Moving to join us?

No problem. You can count on the visa support from our talent support team, a relocation package, interest-free newcomer loan, free language classes, regular team and company-wide events to build experiences together.

Life happens.

We offer self-determined vacation (with a minimum of 25 vacation days), flexible working hours, 2 WFH days weekly, the chance to work remotely for 20 days abroad, free access to the Heynanny platform for personalized nanny assistance, and an on-campus kids room.

Enjoy your office days.

Use your daily canteen budget to share lunch with colleagues in our canteen, help yourself to complimentary snacks and drinks in our kitchens, stay healthy with our on-site gym and sports classes, and enjoy the comfort of ergonomic desks and focused work areas.

Thank you for considering a career at trivago! Our commitment to fostering an inclusive and enriching environment for all talents is at the heart of what we do. We understand that embarking on a new job opportunity is a blend of excitement and curiosity. Should any questions arise before you apply, feel free to reach out to us at joinus@trivago.com. Join us in our mission to make a positive impact on global travel, we look forward to your application!

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Job Family: Technology
Experience Level: Senior
Location: Düsseldorf
Language: English

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