Software Engineer, NetBox (Remote – US/Canada)

NetBox is the world’s most popular network source of truth. Initially released eight years ago as open source software, NetBox has been entrusted by thousands of organizations around the world to help manage their networks, from one-person IT shops to the Fortune 500 and everywhere in between. And since we launched NetBox Labs last year, introducing our commercial Cloud and Enterprise products, things have really taken off!

NetBox is great, but it could be better: That’s where you come in. We’re looking for a skilled developer with 5+ years of experience to help advance NetBox to the next level, engaging with both commercial and open source users to capture their advanced use cases and help turn their network automation ambitions into reality.

To apply, send your credentials to careers@netboxlabs.com.

What will you do?

  • Function as part of the core NetBox application team, building new features and squashing bugs
  • Engage with our user base to capture diverse use cases and determine how we can best help our users succeed
  • Collaborate with internal development teams to enable our Cloud & Enterprise products and expand our network automation ecosystem
  • Help shape the product’s roadmap
  • Assist with triaging GitHub issues daily
  • Review pull requests from both your fellow core maintainers and from community contributors
  • Maintain and improve the project’s extensive documentation
  • Participate in the development of ancillary projects, such as API client libraries and NetBox plugins

 

You’ll work closely with…

  • Your fellow core application developers to prioritize and distribute work among the team
  • The NetBox Labs platform team to enable our Cloud & Enterprise products
  • Product managers to bring ideas to life and deliver a compelling user experience
  • Customers and community members to capture use cases and consider their ideas

 

Must-haves:

  • 5+ years of Python and Django development experience
  • Experience with modern, secure software design and development practices
  • Familiarity with GitHub workflows, unit and functional testing, and CI/CD
  • A natural inclination to recognize work that needs to be done and own it
  • Great communication and collaboration skills
  • 1+ year experience working in a fast-paced (and sometimes chaotic) startup environment

 

Nice to have:

  • Current or prior NetBox user or plugin developer
  • Experience administering,profiling and optimizing PostgreSQL queries and databases
  • Development experience with Django REST Framework
  • Knowledge of general networking fundamentals (IP routing, VLANs, etc.)
  • Experience functioning as a maintainer of open source software (any language/scale)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript/CSS and related frontend technologies

 

Our culture and values: 

  • We own and solve problems with an innovative mindset and high attention to detail. We are always striving for improvements in our platform and methodologies. 
  • We put our community first and support our colleagues by sharing our knowledge and providing constructive feedback.
  • We value simplicity and focus and think twice before adding complexity. 
  • Given we are a remote-first team located all over the world, we value strong communication skills and an open, transparent culture. We use Google Apps, Slack, Zoom and Notion to collaborate in real time and work asynchronously. We also get together during the year at company events, plus at industry conferences, and meetups. 

 

Comp and benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Meaningful, early employee Series A equity
  • Flexible, unlimited PTO
  • Choice of tech – choose your laptop when you join
  • Top of market medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k employer contribution

 

About NetBox Labs:

NetBox Labs helps companies build and manage complex networks. We help customers accelerate network automation by delivering open, composable products and supporting the network automation community. NetBox Labs is the commercial steward of open source NetBox, the world’s most popular network source of truth, and Orb, the next-generation open source network observability platform. Our products include NetBox Enterprise, a fully supported self-managed NetBox with advanced features, and NetBox Cloud, a secure, scalable, and reliable SaaS edition of NetBox. NetBox powers thousands of companies, and NetBox Labs is backed by investment from Notable Capital (formerly GGV), Grafana Labs CEO Raj Dutt, Flybridge, IBM, Salesforce Ventures, and Mango Capital.