Meltano is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer - Core Products


About Meltano

Meltano is the Open Source DataOps OS. Meltano brings the benefits of open source and DevOps best practices in your data lifecycle to help better manage all the tools in your data stack. Built to be modular and customizable, Meltano works with any underlying data structure and has the flexibility to deploy anywhere. Meltano simplifies configuration, deployment, and monitoring, and lets data teams benefit from DevOps best practices such as version control, code review, and CI/CD all from the convenience of an OS. 

Built on Open Source, Meltano works alongside its community of over 2000 data professionals at startups, global enterprises, and consultancies to build the next generation of data infrastructure and support a large ecosystem of open source connectors. There are thousands of active Meltano projects in use today by organizations such as Netlify, Zapier, and GitLab.


  • Work on Meltano and come up with engineering strategies based on our target goals.
  • Propose specification improvements in the open source community and engage with other proposals from the community.
  • Design, build, and maintain highly reusable design patterns in the community-facing SDK for Singer Taps and Targets. Work cross functionally on projects.
  • Review community contributions, providing thorough code reviews with a positive and constructive voice.


  • 3+ years’ experience as a software engineer, or similar experience in data engineering with strong programming and leadership experience.
  • Proficiency in CI/CD technologies such as GitHub Actions, Gitlab CI, or similar.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Python and Python testing practices.
  • Proficiency in writing unit and integration tests.
  • Knowledge of community open source projects.
  • Proficiency using the command line.
  • Ability to work with US time zones

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Ability to develop and maintain infrastructure via Pulumi and other IAC tools.
  • Experience with Meltano, the Singer spec, or similar data protocols.
  • Solid understanding of challenges for Meltano’s users: either in the field of data engineering, big data, ML and/or data warehousing.
  • Remote working experience is a plus.

Important items to note:

  • Visa sponsorship is not available
  • US salary range $160,000 - $185,000

We have high aspirations and the drive to exceed them. We are optimists by nature, consider everything a "work in progress", and imagine a better future. To do this we desire to work with the best and brightest from all walks of life. We believe that diverse voices lead to better results. We continually work to build a more diverse and inclusive community by hiring globally and creating a culture that supports team and community members everywhere. 

Even if you don't feel you meet every requirement please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you!

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