Grafana Labs

Developer Programs Manager

Job Description

Posted on: 
2023-04-18 09:22

Community and open-source software are at the heart of everything we do at Grafana Labs. As a Developer Community Programs Manager, you will help build our function for engaging with the open-source and developer communities. In this role, you will design and implement programs that empower community members to be successful with Grafana Labs projects. You’ll also help facilitate connections between community members and guide internal teams on how to best engage with the community. The attributes needed for this role include communicator, empathetic, resilient, problem-solver, organizer, and collaborator.


  • Develop regional community strategies to grow the Grafana community
  • Support organizing events such as meetups and conferences and the willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.
  • Initiate and scale engagement programs and processes to serve the growing Grafana community better.
  • Connect with the Grafana community through online and in-person channels
  • Build relationships with internal teams to enable them to contribute to the community through different activities


  • 3+ years of experience building developer communities across a global, regional, and local setting.
  • 3+ years of experience organizing events such as meetups and conferences
  • Meaningful and compassionate relationship-building skills, especially with community members and affinity groups
  • Creative and thoughtful approaches to program management and process improvements
  • Ability to effectively evaluate and prioritize a wide range of incoming requests and opportunities
  • Analytical and research skills to understand and share the needs and health of the community.
  • Comfort working autonomously and being proactive in a distributed environment
  • Willingness to help solve problems and provide feedback from the community to the company
  • Demonstrated ability to craft compelling and relevant content to inform, engage, and empower community members.

About Grafana Labs: There are more than 950,000 active installations of Grafana around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack. The Grafana stack has grown to include four other open source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Tempo (for traces), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana OnCall (for on-call management).

Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.

A note about covid-19: All Grafanistas who wish to attend in-person events or travel for Grafana Labs must be fully-vaccinated.

Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.

We will recruit, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different and unique. We believe that equality and diversity builds a strong organisation and we’re working hard to make sure that’s the foundation of our organisation as we grow.

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