Instana is hiring for a senior software engineer position for tracing technologies at our brand new office in Novi Sad.

We are looking for an engineer to help our multi-lingual tracing efforts. Expectations range from deep knowledge about the java ecosystem but also (some) other languages.

This person will get to improve our implementations of the open source community's (e.g. OpenTracing, OpenCensus) tracing standards. Focuses lay not only on CI/CD and improvement of the many technologies we support, but also continuous improvement of documentation and eventually helping out customers in tracing-related problems.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving thinking
  • Ability to learn and adopt to new technologies really fast
  • Deep knowledge of Java 8, lambdas and streams
  • Good code writing discipline and attention to detail
  • Experience with using Docker and orchestration frameworks (Kubernetes) and/or cloud services (AWS or GCloud) is a plus
  • Experience with vanilla JavaScript on browser- and server-side is a big plus
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work in cross-functional teams

Additionally there are some benefits:

  • 27 days of vacation
  • paid wellness
  • flexible working hours
  • remote work
  • working with latest technologies
  • free choice of workstation

About Instana:

As the leading provider of Application Performance Management solutions for containerized microservice applications, Instana applies automation and artificial intelligence to deliver the visibility needed to effectively manage the performance of today’s dynamic applications across the DevOps lifecycle. Founded by Application Monitoring veterans, Instana provides true AI-powered APM to help organizations deliver high performance applications today and in the future. Visit us at to learn more.