Hi! We're looking
for a Data Plane Engineer
€80-100k + Stock options
FluxNinja is defining the next generation of application reliability management by bringing ideas from observability and control systems into a simple, yet powerful product. FluxNinja is backed by top seed VCs and founders who have deep experience in delivering category-creating DevOps businesses from concept to consumption.
About us
San Francisco
✨ Job Description
As a part of the product engineering team, you will play a key role in shaping the next generation of reliability management product experience. Working in a small, cross-functional engineering team, you will work closely with our customers, product, engineering, data science and design team to collaborate, influence, and impact products that our customers use every single day. You will have the opportunity to tackle product challenges across all spectrums, from spearheading new product verticals, developing and iterating end-to-end features, to being engineering's direct liaison and solutions expert to our customers.


  • 5+ years of experience in shipping and designing data-plane components in C/C++/Rust. Experience in writing middle-ware in Golang/Python;
  • Experience in areas such as service meshes/proxies (Envoy), designing in-app agents/SDKs, consistent hashing, consensus protocols, in-memory computations, L4-L7 networking, protocol analysis;
  • Experience in juggling between building data-plane components to developing control-plane APIs;
  • Detail-driven mindset that cares about code quality, testing, and customer-driven product experience;
  • Nice-to-have: systems thinking, open-source, curiosity and interest in reliability engineering.

Why FluxNinja

  • Competitive pay & good equity;
  • Full medical, dental and vision health insurance benefits with life insurance, and 401k opportunities;
  • WFH stipends including phone, wellness and equipment;
  • When in office, daily lunches, coffee and snacks;
  • Strong growth opportunities building an impactful, category-defining product;
  • Work on cutting-edge technologies and customers;
  • Being in an early-stage startup provides valuable experience for building a company, team, and product from ground up.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to a team defined and empowered by diversity. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We are waiting for you!

✋ Meet the team
Harjot Gill
Co-founder & CEO
Prior to FluxNinja, Harjot was Sr. Director of Technology at Nutanix, where he was responsible for driving the launch of new products to help address evolving market needs. Prior to Nutanix, Harjot was co-founder & CEO of Netsil, a startup that pioneered a network-centric approach to application observability. At Netsil, Harjot led the overall business & technology vision, raised capital from top VCs, built a highly effective product & GTM team and led the company towards successful acquisition by Nutanix.

Specialties: Visionary products & category creation, early GTM, consumerization of the enterprise.
Jai Desai
Co-founder & COO
Jai has lead and managed product development, product & services portfolio management, marketing experience with a customer focus, hardware/software implementations, and staff training/mentoring. Core capabilities include technical product management, enterprise solutions architect, technical leadership, the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions, analytical skills, the ability to communicate complex technical architectures to management and non-technical staff, quality customer support at all levels, and solutions implementation.

Recently leveraged the above technical in-depth expertise to reduce sales cycles and building core sales team across the globe. Enabled 30+ Geos in 6 months and attained early customers for each region. Received Global Enterprise Sales award at Microsoft for making the difference globally.
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