Senior Software Engineer, Traffic Engineering

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We’re looking for an experienced backend engineer to be a founding member of our Traffic Engineering team.  This team is focused on providing intelligent routing infrastructure and functionality to connect the foundational systems that enable Asana’s security, scalability, and speed for millions of requests daily.  In this role, you will advance Asana's performance and reliability by ideating, planning and executing complex projects with impact across the organization.  


What you’ll achieve 

  • Enhance the functionality, stability and performance of Asana’s service mesh
  • Set and evangelize standards for routing across Asana's distributed systems
  • Expand upon the observability and self-healing capabilities of Asana’s infrastructure
  • Work collaboratively across team boundaries
  • Co-create the vision for the future of Asana’s internal routing infrastructure


About you 

  • You have 4+ years of software and/or systems engineering experience
  • You have experience with management frameworks for containerized applications, such as Kubernetes
  • You have a solid understanding of basic networking concepts and TCP/IP
  • You are familiar with concepts around load-balancing and proxy servers
  • You are passionate about finding solutions to complex problems
  • You drive results with a high level of empathy for stakeholders



  • You have experience working with infrastructure systems at enterprise scale
  • You have experience working with a service mesh (e.g. Istio, Linkerd) and/or proxy servers (e.g. Envoy, nginx, Squid)
  • You are familiar with concepts around application metrics and distributed tracin


About us

At Asana, you’ll do meaningful, purpose-driven work. We’re not just building a product that helps people be more productive—we’re helping teams and organizations reach their goals together. For the past six years, we've been recognized as an award-winning workplace by Fortune and Great Place to Work, Fast Company, Glassdoor, and Inc. Magazine. Our inclusive culture is intentionally built to enable our teams to be creative and make an impact. With offices all over the world, we’re excited to get back to in-person collaboration along with a hybrid schedule for balance and flexibility in life and work. We’re looking for passionate individuals to join us on our journey. Come do great things with us.

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Why Asana?

We’re growing fast to achieve a big mission that drives us every day. Passionate and curious people like you will help us achieve it. A supportive team, award-winning culture, and unique growth opportunities will empower you to do your best and most impactful work at Asana.

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