Solarwinds Inc. Principal Software Engineer (UI) in Brno, Czech Republic


SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable monitoring and management software that is designed to make jobs easier for IT professionals, MSPs, and DevOps pros. SolarWinds MSP is the world's leading IT Service Management Platform, helping thousands of IT pros across the world. SolarWinds Cloud provides full-stack cloud monitoring with the joint powers of Pingdom, Librato, Papertrail and Traceview. The Technology Strategy organization (a function of the office of the CTO) operates across the collective SolarWinds portfolio.

Chartered to enable SolarWinds to be the leading IT and DevOps software management company by providing delightful, open and powerful software tools and platforms for any size organization, this high-profile position will require drive and creativity, as you will quickly be involved in developing next-generation cloud, container, application and infrastructure monitoring and management software.


  • Execute strategic initiatives by leading implementation of next-generation product initiatives and prototypes.

  • Develop rich, interactive, single page applications.

  • Design user interaction in accordance with product personas.

  • Create visually compelling user experience. Create visual comps and implement.

  • Apply MVC design pattern and DIY principles.

  • Partner with other technologists, gauge technology, market dynamics and competitive trends to ensure SolarWinds continue to expand and succeed in the market.

  • Research competitive landscape and dissect thought-leading technologies. Create disruptive solutions.

  • Collaborate with product management and product architecture to define strategy and scope of SolarWinds products and services. Identify portfolio synergies and gaps.

  • Work cross-functionally with across all business functions to bring innovative solutions to market.

  • Deliver new products, concepts, and proposals on-time, balancing needs of end customers with time to market and critical business milestones.

  • Participate in beta programs, customer engagements and partner programs.

  • Contribute to a culture of modern and open source software development methodologies and architectural excellence.

  • Drive technology and knowledge sharing across the business and product units.

  • Provide leadership for projects and mentor others

  • Liaise with remote engineering team, overlapping with remote time zone


What do we expect you to know/have?

  • Masters in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Experience with software architecture and development, experience with a proven track record of delivering high quality, enterprise-grade software both as a service and on-premises.

  • Fluency and command of Javascript and modern web frameworks ( e.g. Node, Angular, React, Redux, Polymer, Backbone, Ember ).

  • Demonstrated ability in creating beautiful metric and analytic dashboards, querying and visualizing time series, metrics, network, topology, graphs (d3, vizjs, alchemy).

  • Adept at data-driven approach to DOM manipulation.

  • Familiarity with microservices architecture and twelve-factor principles.

  • Expert at creating REST-based web services.

  • Contributor to open source projects.

  • Experience with CI/CD tooling and DevOps approach (goCD, git, jenkins).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Ability to work with teams across multiple sites, time zones, and countries.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

What awaits for you besides the top technology and great coworkers?

We offer many benefits – let us list the main ones: competitive salary, bonuses, and growth opportunities.

We promote self-education and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials, and mentors.

You can enjoy comfortable office spaces with free and tasty coffee, snacks, fresh fruit and vegetable, game rooms, soft chairs, billiard, Wii and PS 4 with VR. You can bike to work and find colleagues who do same sports as you do.

We provide meal vouchers, Flexi Passes, pension or life insurance benefits, flexible working hours.


Location CZ-Brno

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2016-8615

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Permanent