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Inside Grafana Labs: Learn about our remote-first culture and meet our teams at our virtual open house

28 Jan 2022 3 min read

Our three founders started Grafana Labs from three different continents, and we’ve been 100% remote since Day 1. Today our team is spread across 50+ countries, and we have taken great lengths to curate and build our company in a way that fosters not only autonomy and trust, but teamwork and collaboration — all beyond borders.

We want to share what’s made our growing team successful in a way that is not limited to the candidates who are already moving through our interview process. We also want to open our doors to a wider audience who might be curious about what it’s really like to work at Grafana Labs. 

So the People Ops team is hosting our first virtual open house! On Feb. 2, anyone interested in exploring a career with us can sign up to get an inside peek into life at Grafana Labs as well as learn more about our remote-first culture, our collaborative teams, and all the opportunities there are to become an official Grafanista. 

What to expect at our virtual open house

Many people have been working in remote-forced environments in recent years, but few have experienced what it’s actually like to work within a remote-first organization

So our general sessions will include not only an overview of Grafana Labs' products and culture. We will also dig into what it’s like to be part of a remote-first company — how we think about diversity and inclusivity; how we communicate effectively across every time zone; how we support Grafanistas near and far; and how we’ve built impactful ERGs (employee resource groups).

Then there will be breakout sessions where senior leaders in engineering, UX, marketing, sales, solutions engineering, finance, and customer experience will provide a deep dive into their respective departments. They will give you an overview of their teams — their structure, their working style, their goals — and answer any questions you have, whether it’s about a specific role, our approach to the work-life blend (not balance), or fun company-wide events like our hackathons.

We’ve grown enormously over the last few years, from a single open source project into a comprehensive platform that’s widely used across the Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000. As a result, we’ve also scaled to a team of over 600+ Grafanistas, roughly 430 of whom were onboarded in the last year and a half. We invite you to sign up for our virtual open house and see if it’s time for you to join our ranks as well. 

Curious about our open positions? Want to learn more about the Grafana Labs culture? Check out our Careers page to learn more.